After a fair bit of testing against other cooling pads, and with the laptop just elevated with just the built-in cooling with and without the CARRY NB-EC01, let's just say we are really unimpressed. The idea of this device is sound, and there are gains to be had, but the near fifteen degrees of difference boasted on the packaging was nothing like the results we got on two different laptops. If you have that specific ASUS laptop, you may very well see similar results as what Evercool offers as a baseline to go from, but neither of my systems got anywhere near that.
The design of the device is well thought out, and pretty indestructible, which it needs to be to survive the rigors of traveling inside of a bag on long trips. It is also aesthetically pleasing in the sense that it is not just a flat box with a name on it, but is just done to distract the eyes from that simple fact. In low mode the CARRY is tolerable with a 28 dB noise reading. When in the high mode, the 45dB of noise coming out of the cooler is a downer, but had it been able to deliver good thermal results, it is something we would have to deal with for good results. The sad fact is: no matter how well it stayed in place, how cool it looks, or now loud it was, we only saw three degrees difference as the best results from the two laptops used. It is very hard to be impressed at this point. While it is small, and easier to take around with you, there just isn't any reason to get very excited here.
When you look at the larger picture, and the fact that the pricing of the CARRY takes you into laptop coolers like we all use anyways -why not just opt to carry something a bit more bulky that can offer ergonomics, extra USB ports, and give you a few degrees benefit like this does? And those are nowhere near as noisy as this CARRY is. It is rare that we outright call something a failure, but for our uses, the CARRY just does not impress as the packaging implies, and for what this fan in a box costs to get to your door, this Evercool product just misses the mark on its basic functionality. From what we saw, this product is only worth the investment if you have absolutely no room for another alternative (like an open window and a brick).
Honestly, had the packaging not boasted amazingly spectacular results from this cooler, and had they taken an honest average across multiple systems, we may have been a bit more lenient, but we feel somehow mislead. This is something we just cannot recommend to our readers.
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