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Cooler Master HAC-V81 XDream HSF Review

Cooler Master HAC-V81 XDream HSF Review

It seems that every time you turn around, someone has another HSF to offer. To be honest, it is getting harder to tell which are good and which are not. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Cooler Master HAC-V81 HSF, or XDream for short. Our friends in Hong Kong have thrown together another in a long line of sinks, but this one costs a lot less than some others available. Could this low cost cooler be right for your rig? Lets find out! | Fri, Dec 13 2002 11:00 PM CST

TherMagic CPU Cooling System (CCS) Review

TherMagic CPU Cooling System (CCS) Review

With processors continuing to gain in speed and power, heat issues are requiring more consideration whether you choose Intel or AMD. To maintain an acceptable level of cooling, many people have turned to alternative cooling methods. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at one such method, the fully enclosed TherMagic CPU Cooling System; or CCS for short. Let's see if it has what it takes to handle the load! | Thu, Dec 12 2002 11:00 PM CST

Swiftech MCX462+ Heatsink Review

Swiftech MCX462+ Heatsink Review

For some, the purchase of a heatsink is a way to try to keep the cost of your new rig down. But for those who actually care about the internals of their system, there is Swiftech. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the highly vaunted Swiftech MCX462+ heatsink. Most of us already know that they're good, but many don't know just how good. It's time to put some numbers to this legendary cooler! | Tue, Nov 26 2002 11:00 PM CST

Neng Tyi Nexus NC02 HSF Review

Neng Tyi Nexus NC02 HSF Review

After looking all over the place for coolers that don't cost a fortune, we have managed to find a company that deals in cheap HSF units. But we need more than just a low price. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Neng Tyi Nexus NC02 HSF. While the entry price is one of the best available, we'll be taking a closer look at the performance of this little thing. If we can match performance with a low price, we'll have a definite winner on our hands! | Sat, Oct 26 2002 11:00 PM CDT

Neng Tyi Nexus KN02 HSF Review

Neng Tyi Nexus KN02 HSF Review

For those who have been asking for inexpensive heatsinks for your systems, take a peek here as Mike "Darthtanion" Wright takes a look at one of the cheapest coolers to recently hit the market. Of course, inexpensive doesn't take away the necessity for reasonable performance. We've put this Nexus cooler through the standard gauntlet to see if it will suit the needs of those looking for a more reasonably priced cooling solution. Let's see how it fared against some other low-cost sinks! | Sun, Oct 20 2002 11:00 PM CDT

Thermaltake Volcano 9 HSF Review

Thermaltake Volcano 9 HSF Review

For those looking for good cooling and a lower operating noise level there have been few choices. Thermaltake has a new cooler out that they think will handle the load PLUS give you lower volume in the noise category. Can their new heatsink really deliver? Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he delves into this very question while testing out the Thermaltake Volcano 9 HSF. It is a tall order to fill, so let's see if Thermaltake can handle the heat! | Sat, Jul 13 2002 11:00 PM CDT

Dynatron DY1206BH-625 HSF Review

Dynatron DY1206BH-625 HSF Review

With effective cooling becoming too important to overlook, it's getting hard to keep having to spend more money to get the job done right. That said, lets join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Dynatron DY1206BH-625 HSF. It's a cooler that won't rape your wallet, but can it withstand the stress of your processor? Lets find out! | Thu, Jun 27 2002 11:00 PM CDT

Alpha PAL8942 Review

Alpha PAL8942 Review

Most of us who have been using the AMD line of processors have long ago figured out that cooling is essential. But with the new interest in the Intel line mixed with the overclockability of the new Northwood processors, this idea is becoming a larger part of the Pentium Power System. Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a look at the Alpha PAL8942 HSF. It's time to see if the Alpha coolers can do for Intel what they have long done for AMD. | Thu, Apr 25 2002 11:00 PM CDT

Thermaltake HardCano II Review

Thermaltake HardCano II Review

Those who think about Thermaltake normally think about heatsinks for processors, but there is so much more. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at one of their newest offerings, the HardCano II. It is being marketed as a hard drive cooler, but it also includes two thermal probes that are mounted right on the front of your case. Can it serve both purposes in a satisfactory manner? Let's find out. | Sat, Apr 13 2002 11:00 PM CDT

Coolink H2T HSF Review

Coolink H2T HSF Review

With so many folks today wanting less noise out of their heatsinks, it is becoming a growing trend for manufacturers to try to accomodate. Some succeed, and others fail. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at a newcomer in the performance cooling game. The Coolink H2T comes with two fans, but produces less noise than most others that are available. Come see if it can cool as well as remain silent. | Fri, Apr 5 2002 11:00 PM CST

Coolink U1P2 HSF Review

Coolink U1P2 HSF Review

Not too many people have heard of a company by the name of Coolink, but that may change in the very near future. This company is creating some new heatsinks that aim at the overclocking crowd, but can they succeed? Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at one of this fledgling company's coolers; namely the U1P2 HSF. Its a strange name for a strange looking cooler, but the bottom line is results, and you may just have to take a second look when you see how it performs. | Sun, Mar 31 2002 11:00 PM CST

Zalman CNPS5500-Cu Review

Zalman CNPS5500-Cu Review

In recent years, we have seen new heatsink manufacturers pop up all over the place. Most boasting a unique, innovative design method, fighting for a place in an already crowded market. Today we are looking at a new heatsink/fan unit from Zalman, called the CNPS5500-Cu. Zalman is a Korean company that was founded in 1999, and since the introduction of their CNPS (Computer Noise Prevention System) range of coolers, they have received much praise for being able to create heatsink/fan units that are high performing, yet virtually silent. Can they continue their trend with the CNPS5500-Cu? Join Asher "Acid" Moses as he attemps to find out! | Sat, Mar 9 2002 11:00 PM CST

GlobalWin TAK68 HSF Review

GlobalWin TAK68 HSF Review

Today's heatsinks are finding themselves in a whole new world. It seems that everyone is wanting to have some good cooling, but without all the noise. This is a mighty tall order, but one of the old-timers has stepped up to the plate again. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes us on a tour of the new GlobalWin TAK68 HSF. It features a dual fan setup and some other features that may just set it apart from the crowd. | Sun, Mar 3 2002 11:00 PM CST

Thermaltake Volcano 7+ HSF Review

Thermaltake Volcano 7+ HSF Review

Many of you may be familiar with the original Volcano 7 HSF. While a good concept, the self-adjusting fan on it didn't work as well as intended. But now that a new version has hit the streets, things have changed a bit. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the new Thermaltake Volcano 7+ HSF. The new design promises both cooling prowess and quiet, so let's see if it succeeds in these lofty goals. | Mon, Feb 18 2002 11:00 PM CST

Zalman CNPS6000Cu HSF Review

Zalman CNPS6000Cu HSF Review

A lot of folks have been complaining lately of the noise that emits from a decent cooling setup. It's pretty common to have to withstand 45+ decibels of sound in order to get passable temperatures, but there may just be a new system that can help. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at the Zalman CNPS6000Cu HSF and find out if it can handle the load AND remain quiet. | Thu, Feb 7 2002 11:00 PM CST

Dr. Thermal TI-V77N HSF Review

Dr. Thermal TI-V77N HSF Review

Remember a little while back when we raved at the retention system of the Dr. Thermal TI-V86N HSF? Well there's another model running around, and this time it features a larger footprint and fan to help in those cooling chores. So come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a closer look at the Dr. Thermal TI-V77N HSF. It's time to see if it has what it takes to be a part of your overclocked system. | Tue, Jan 29 2002 11:00 PM CST

Evercool vs. GlobalWin Pentium 4 HSF Shootout

Evercool vs. GlobalWin Pentium 4 HSF Shootout

Due to new chipsets hitting the streets, the Pentium 4 processor is starting to gain in popularity. And with a larger share of folks going back to Intel, the overclocking game is beginning to come around full swing with these processors. So cooling is now becoming a vital necessity once again, and what better way to test some coolers than by having them sweat their way through some testing in 30C ambient temperatures? Come join Jon "Albinus" Albiez as he does his best to torture the Evercool NW6-610 and the GlobalWin WBW-76 in a head-to-head shootout to the death. | Tue, Jan 22 2002 11:00 PM CST

Evercool CUD-725CA HSF Review

Evercool CUD-725CA HSF Review

With so many cooling choices out there, it is sometimes hard to figure out how to spend your money on a heatsink. To help you in this decision, Mike "Darthtanion" Wright has taken a look at one of the newest Evercool heatsinks to hit the streets; namely the CUD-725CA. So come on in and see if this new cooler is just what the doctor ordered. | Fri, Jan 18 2002 11:00 PM CST

Evercool 3-Way Heatsink Shootout

Evercool 3-Way Heatsink Shootout

Evercool has been in the business of producing cooling components for some time, but have never tried to hit it big in the End User arena... until now. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes a look at three sinks from Evercool and lets you know whether they have what it takes to be contenders. Being very inexpensive coolers, we'll look to see if the Price vs. Performance ratio makes them worthy to reside within your rig. | Sat, Jan 12 2002 11:00 PM CST

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