The Tom’s Hardware team is made up of enthusiasts, so we understand that proper cooling is imperative, regardless of whether you’re running at stock frequencies or overclocked settings. From closed-loop liquid solutions to heat sinks and aftermarket graphics coolers, we know what to look out for.
Aerocool Joins Silent Fan Market with Dead Silence Case Fans
Dec 7, 2013 - in News
Aerocool is introducing its dual-material Dead-Silence series case fans.
CRYORIG Kicks off with R1 CPU Cooler
Dec 4, 2013 - in News
A new startup company, CRYORIG, has announced its R1 CPU cooler.
EKWB Wets Nvidia's GTX 780 Ti With Full-Cover Water Block
Dec 2, 2013 - in News
EKWB, unsurprisingly, has made a water block for the GTX 780 Ti.
Cooler Master Unveils its Nepton AIO Liquid Coolers
Nov 27, 2013 - in News
Cooler Master's Nepton series of liquid coolers are designed "to bring water cooling to the next level."
NoFan's Fanless CR-80EH Looks Like a Coffee Filter
Nov 22, 2013 - in News
NoFan appears to be making a smaller, yet still effective fanless CPU heatsink.
Fixing The Radeon R9 290 With Arctic's Accelero Xtreme III
Nov 17, 2013 - in Reviews
One of the best things we did for our Radeon R9 290 review was pop off AMD's reference cooler and attach Arctic's Accelero Xtreme III. Today, we show you how we did this, we dive deeper into the results, and ultimately recommend the aftermarket heat sink.
Koolance Launches a Shiny Radeon R9-290X Water Block
Nov 16, 2013 - in News
Koolance joins the list of manufacturers that make water blocks for the R9-290X.
Thermalright's New Lineup of True Spirit, Macho CPU Coolers
Nov 15, 2013 - in News
Thermalright has announced a new revision of some of its CPU coolers, and it actually brings some changes.
EKWB Announces Gigabyte G1.Sniper 5 Water Block
Nov 15, 2013 - in News
EKWB has announced yet another water block for a high-end gaming motherboard.
Eight Low-Profile CPU Coolers For Your Compact PC, Reviewed
Nov 13, 2013 - in Reviews
A recent look at ASRock's M8 compact barebones PC saw us undervolting our CPU in order to run stably, overclocked. This forced us to ask the question: how much cooling can we fit inside a slim enclosure? Eight heat sink vendors helped us find the answer.
Koolance Also Launches a Radeon R9-290X Water Block
Nov 3, 2013 - in News
Koolance has announced that it will be releasing a water block for the R9 290X graphics card from AMD.
Prolimatech Spinning Up Ultra Sleek Vortex 12 Fans
Nov 1, 2013 - in News
Prolimatech has announced its new Ultra Sleek Vortex 12 System fan that moves air with a total of 17 blades.
Cooler Master Intros 240 mm Glacer 240L Liquid CPU Cooler
Oct 31, 2013 - in News
Cooler Master has partnered up with Swiftech and released its Glacer 240L liquid CPU cooler.
Corsair Hydro Series H75 CPU Cooler Announced
Oct 29, 2013 - in News
The latest addition to the Hydro Series CPU Coolers is the Corsair H75, featuring effective closed loop cooling, dual fan design and support for both Intel and AMD Sockets.
Enermax Reveals LIQMAX 120S Liquid CPU Cooler
Oct 27, 2013 - in News
Enermax has announced its LIQMAX 120S liquid CPU coolers.
Enermax Adds LIQTECH Power AIOs to Water Cooler Line
Oct 26, 2013 - in News
Enermax has brought some interesting developments to the AIO water cooling market.
Prolimatech Introduces Basic-Series CPU Coolers
Oct 25, 2013 - in News
Prolimatech has announced its new series of CPU coolers: the Basic series.
EKWB Outs World's First Radeon R9 290X Water Block
Oct 24, 2013 - in News
EKWB has announced its water blocks for the new R9-290X graphics card, being the first worldwide to do so.
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.
EKWB Unleashes EVGA GTX 780 Classified Water Block
Oct 17, 2013 - in News
EKWB has released its water block for EVGA's GTX 780 Classified.
DeepCool Gives Birth to Gabriel CPU Cooler
Oct 16, 2013 - in News
Gabriel is born to cool CPUs!
EKWB Announces Radeon R9 280X Water Block Compatibility
Oct 14, 2013 - in News
EKWB has released compatibility information for water blocks that fit on the just-released R9-280X graphics card from AMD.
Thermal Paste Comparison, Part One: Applying Grease And More
Oct 10, 2013 - in Reviews
If you find yourself fighting a stubbornly-low overclock, there's a chance that your thermal solution isn't working as effectively as it should. We're testing a number of thermal pastes that might help. But first, let's go over the basics of CPU cooling.
EKWB Lists Maximus VI Gene/Hero VRM Water Blocks
Oct 9, 2013 - in News
EKWB cools the VRM circuitry of Asus' Maximus VI Gene and Hero motherboards.
Four New Closed-Loop Liquid Coolers Versus Noctua's NH-D14
Oct 6, 2013 - in Reviews
Four new closed-loop liquid coolers seek to improve thermal performance in a number of ways. We certainly understand the benefits of these configurations, but can they out-do the reigning air-cooling champion, Noctua's NH-D14? Check out our benchmarks.
Corsair Hauls Air With Air Series LED Case Fans
Oct 5, 2013 - in News
Corsair has announced a number of new Air Series fans, all with LED lighting.
EKWB Preps White Water Block for KFA2 GTX 780 HOF
Oct 4, 2013 - in News
EKWB is working on a white water block for the white KFA2 GTX 780 Hall of Fame graphics card.
AMD Offers Stock Watercooling for FX-9370, FX-9590 CPUs
Oct 2, 2013 - in News
Both processors to get an officially supported upgrade in cooling.
BitsPower Reveals Full-Cover Maximus VI Impact Water Block
Oct 1, 2013 - in News
Bitspower has released a water block for Asus' flagship Mini-ITX motherboard.
DeepCool Announces IceEdge 400E CPU Heatsink
Oct 1, 2013 - in News
DeepCool has introduced a new CPU cooler with a blue fan.