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Scythe Reveals Limited Edition Ashura Shadow CPU Cooler
Dec 11, 2013 - in News
Scythe's new special edition Ashura Shadow CPU cooler features an anodized black finish and a number of performance optimizations.
Thermal Paste Comparison, Part Two: 39 Products Get Tested
Oct 20, 2013 - in Reviews
It's time for the numbers. In addition to testing liquid metal compounds and thermally conductive adhesives, each paste is discussed on its own merits before we chart out the results of four usage cases. After all, these products behave differently.
Scythe Debuts Kaze Chrono Multifunctional Fan Controller
Sep 5, 2013 - in News
Not your ordinary fan controller.
Scythe Launches the Grand Flex 120 Cooling Fan Series
Aug 5, 2013 - in News
Scythe’s new Grand Flex 120 series of cooling fans offers one range of four fixed speed models and another fifth range with PWM functionality.
Scythe Rolls Out Grand Kama Cross 2 CPU Cooler
Jul 21, 2013 - in News
Scythe is rolling out its new Grand Kama Cross 2 CPU cooler.
Nine Big Air Coolers For Intel's Haswell CPUs, Reviewed
Jul 14, 2013 - in Reviews
Intel's Haswell-based CPUs have a unique cooling problem that leaves many overclockers in a quandary. Today, we're rounding up nine different sink and fan combinations to see if any can contend with the fourth-gen Core processor's copious heat.
Scythe Grand Flex 120 mm Fans Spotted in China
Jul 5, 2013 - in News
Scythe's new Grand Flex fans have been spotted on Hermitage Akihabara.
Scythe Launches the SCY-2IN1-SILENT Keyboard & Mouse
Jul 3, 2013 - in News
The Scythe SCY-2IN1-SILENT optical keyboard and mouse set is a rather unremarkable “silent” membrane.
Scythe Reveals the Kaze Chrono Fan Controller
Jun 30, 2013 - in News
The Scythe Kaze Chrono fan controller is designed for 5.25-inch drive bays and features a brick-matrix LCD panel.
Scythe Adds 140 mm Fans to Slip Stream Series
Jun 5, 2013 - in News
Scythe has introduced five new fans, all 140 mm models, one of which is PWM controlled.
Scythe Intros Next-Gen Kama Panel 3.1
May 5, 2013 - in News
Here's a good way to extend connectivity and add fan control to the front of your desktop.
Scythe Launches Interesting USB 3.0 Based Card Reader
Apr 18, 2013 - in News
Scythe has released a card reader that is a little more exciting than we're used to from card readers.
Scythe Unveils Grand Kama Cross 2 CPU Cooler
Apr 18, 2013 - in News
The recently announced Scythe Grand Kama Cross 2 CPU Cooler features a unique angled fin design.
Scythe Launches the Mugen 4 CPU Cooler
Apr 12, 2013 - in News
The Mugen 4 CPU Cooler builds on the design of the Mugen 3 and is expected to release later this month.
Scythe Announces Dual 5.25'' Kama Bay Amplifier Pro
Mar 15, 2013 - in News
Scythe has revealed that its Kama Bay Amp Pro is now available in stores.
Scythe Intros CPU Cooler with 'Hayabusa' Fan
Jan 31, 2013 - in News
Scythe, maker of high-end cooling hardware has released a new CPU cooler, the Ashura.
Three Down-Draft Heat Sinks: The Last Of A Dying Breed?
Oct 7, 2012 - in Reviews
There’s an enormous amount of aftermarket coolers available to those wanting more performance or lower temperatures. The market’s currently dominated by tower coolers, and top coolers have fallen out of favor. Rightfully so? We find out.
System Builder Marathon, August 2012: $2000 Performance PC
Aug 21, 2012 - in Reviews
We took our highest-priced build back to the drawing board to focus on features, rather than price. Can I compete with the less expensive configurations without spending all of my time worrying about benchmark results? Tomorrow's analysis will be telling.
Scythe Unveils Open-Air Acrylic PC Case
Aug 3, 2012 - in News
Scythe's newest PC case is constructed of clear-acrylic and is designed for bench testing and fanless computer builds.
Scythe's Easy Mobile Rack Makes Use of Your 5.25'' Bay
Jun 27, 2012 - in News
Known for its popular cooling accessories, Scythe has announced its newest product which is meant to transform your unused 5.25-inch bay into a convenient 3.5-inch mounting bay.
How To: Properly Plan And Pick Parts For An Air-Cooled PC, Part 2
Nov 15, 2011 - in Reviews
After discussing the theory of PC cooling, in Part One, we now move on to technology and implementation, discussing case fans, CPU coolers, and thermal grease. We even wrap up with a recipe you can use if you fail to cool your PC properly.
It's A Fanless Cooler For Your 2.5" Drive
Jun 7, 2011 - in News
This fanless cooler for 2.5-inch HDDs and SSDs features an aluminum chassis and thermal compound pads.
System Builder Marathon, March 2011: $2000 Bonus Build
Mar 29, 2011 - in Reviews
We used our second chance opportunity to hand-pick a $2000 PC with even more graphics power, at a lower cost. Getting more powerful GPUs means compromising elsewhere to maintain the same budget, though. Will that decision affect this config's value?
System Builder Marathon, March 2011: Value Compared
Mar 28, 2011 - in Reviews
Day 4 of our System Builder Marathon compares performance achieved to money spent. With outright speed the top priority, can either of our high-end systems beat the low-cost build when it comes to value? Or will the middle machine strike the best balance?
System Builder Marathon, March 2011: $2000 Performance PC
Mar 21, 2011 - in Reviews
Nick-of-time availability on revision B3-based P67 motherboards makes it possible for us to explore Intel's Sandy Bridge architecture in the fastest configuration competing in this quarter's System Builder Marathon. Is the result an overwhelming victory?
Scythe's New Mine 2 HSF Has Eight Heatpipes
Feb 7, 2011 - in News
Scythe's new Mine 2 CPU cooler uses a twin-cooler layout and eight heatpipes.
System Builder Marathon: TH's $2000 Hand-Picked Build
Sep 30, 2010 - in Reviews
Each quarter, our System Builder Marathons include parts picked by three Tom's Hardware editors aided by comments from our readers. This quarter, we're adding an Editor's Choice PC with parts hand-picked by Thomas to go up against the top SBM config.
System Builder Marathon, Sept. 2010: Value Compared
Sep 9, 2010 - in Reviews
Three systems represent our builders' best performance and value hopes for budget, mainstream, and high-end users. Last quarter's marathon demonstrated how each system compared to its predecessor, and today we find out how these compare to each other.
System Builder Marathon, Sept. 2010: $2000 Performance PC
Sep 6, 2010 - in Reviews
We bolstered our latest high-end build with a six-core CPU from AMD and two super-fast video cards from Nvidia. Is it possible to fit uncompromising performance within a $2000 budget? Remember, you can even enter to win this potent behemoth; just read on!
In Pictures: 20 Heat Sinks That Look Cool, Too
Jul 2, 2010 - in Picture Story
Are you getting tired of that boring old fan whirling around inside your PC? Why not jazz it up with something big, flashy, and downright eye-opening? In today's picture story, we take a look at 20 heat sinks that give a new meaning to the word "cool."