I liked the looks and comfortable feel of the EVO while in use, both mobile around the house and on my desk next to the rig I am typing this on. The angle of the cooler is nice, and aesthetically the Infinite EVO is a real contender, especially at the $30 price point. That is where the niceties stop! While using the cooler I didn't get the breeze through the keys as I usually do and that made me eager to get to the testing to find out if I was imagining things. On top of the lack of air flow, this cooler is a major pain in the dark side to even open it up and have a look inside without destroying features and benefits of the Infinite EVO.
On the inside I'm not really sure what they have going on. All I saw was the same rendering that you did on the packaging. I could tell from the vibration and the hum from the cooler that the fans were in fact working. Without the laptop on the cooler I could feel a slight breeze in the middle and the vents in the back would bend the flame on my lighter when I looked for air draw. Once I set the laptop on, as I said, I couldn't feel the breeze through the keys, so off to testing the EVO went. Here is where, to me, the EVO just outright failed. Even in school, a 50 out of 100 is still an F, no matter how steep the grading curve! To me if you are going to promote something as a cooler, it should cool something, and here it just didn't happen. I think that the area for the air flow has too many ways to bypass the intended job, but I digress, as I just test them, I don't design them.
$30 doesn't go all that far these days, but that is still quite a few drinks or a dinner with your significant other. While the infinite EVO does offer good looks and an ergonomic angle of attack to your keyboard, the lack of cooling capability really leaves me with little choice but to not recommend this product. Let's be honest here. If you want cheap and it has to look good, cut a chunk of 2x4 and paint it to match your interior. Prop the back of the laptop on the block of wood and "BAM", you have a stylish ergo-stand for your laptop that offers no cooling. So my version sets you back like $5-10 in materials and paint? Sorry to be so blunt, but I am really left with little good to say about the Cooler Master Infinite EVO at this point, and I don't recommend it for those actually looking to cool something with it.
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