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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.
Three Thermalright True Spirit Heat Sinks, Reviewed
Aug 5, 2013 - in Reviews
Thermalright sent over all three models in its True Spirit heat sink family, complete with 92, 120, and 140 mm fans. We dropped each one onto an FX-8350 processor to gauge its cooling performance and acoustic output. Which one takes the value win?
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.
Thermalright's Possibly Passive CPU Cooler Designs Spotted
Jun 21, 2013 - in News
Thermalright appears to be working on a new C-type CPU cooler.
Thermalright Intros CPU Cooler For HTPC and Mini-ITX
Dec 6, 2012 - in News
Thermalright launched a new heatsink designed for ITX and HTPC systems. The AXP-100 comes in a package that has a height of just 58 mm (2.28 inches) including a fan.
Thermalright Intros Archon SB-E X2 CPU Cooler
Dec 1, 2012 - in News
The new Thermalright Archon SB-E heatsink features a Pressure Vault Bracket plate and ultra-slim design for RAM compatibility.
Tom's Hardware's 2012 Gift Guide, Part 1: For System Builders
Nov 20, 2012 - in Picture Story
Welcome to our most-anticipated event of the year, the 2012 Holiday Gift Guide! Today, in Part 1, we have three of our most stunning models ever displaying an arousing array of components for your system config consideration. Deep breath...and enjoy.
Big Air: 14 LGA 2011-Compatible Coolers For Core i7-3000, Reviewed
Feb 15, 2012 - in Reviews
Do Intel’s Core i7-3000-series CPUs really need closed-loop liquid cooling? Today we're testing fourteen different LGA 2011-compatible air coolers on an overclocked Core i7-3960X in order to determine whose is the most effective.
In Pictures: 14 LGA 2011 Coolers For Your Core i7-3000 CPU
Feb 6, 2012 - in Picture Story
Do LGA 2011-based processors really need to be matched up to closed-loop liquid coolers? Not at all. We collected 14 different high-end heat sink kits able to do the job with air. Keep an eye out for our upcoming performance write-up, too!
Thermalright's Shaman VGA Cooler: The Quiet Giant?
Dec 27, 2010 - in Reviews
Thermalright's Shaman is the largest VGA cooler we've ever seen. Having recently reviewed three competing aftermarket graphics cooling solutions, we're eager to find out if size really matters when it comes to overclocking the ultra-hot GeForce GTX 480.
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."
PCI Express And CrossFire Scaling: Is P55 Good Enough?
Jan 7, 2010 - in Reviews
Surprised by the tiny performance difference between our top-two System Builder Marathon machines, we decided to find out if the P55 platform really is good enough for several of AMD’s best graphics cards. How does it stack up against the venerable X58?
Small Water Versus Big Air, Part 3: Cooling Questions Answered
Sep 11, 2009 - in Reviews
Parts one and two of our air and self-contained water cooler reviews compared components on an open bench with each model's included fan. Understanding that performance will differ in an enclosure, what happens when we install these solutions in a case?
CoolIT Vs. Cogage: Little Water And Big Air Compared
May 8, 2009 - in Reviews
What happens when you compare a relatively small liquid cooler (without remote-mounting capabilities) to a similarly-sized air cooler? We compare CoolIT’s Domino A.L.C. and Thermalright’s new Cogage-brand True Spirit