Will Sengoku Bune eliminate everything in its path? We’ll see…

Scythe coolers are one of the best in their category and, except for Ninja 3, they are holding their position firmly. It is difficult to find anything more effective than Scythe Fuma under 50 euros. And it looks like that things are about to get even more interesting. The latest model is named after the warships used in the 17th century by the Shimazu family. So perhaps we will meet the new champion soon. Read more “Will Sengoku Bune eliminate everything in its path? We’ll see…” »

Competition, Winter 2017. Chance to win some interesting pieces!

Thanks to the support of Gigabyte, Akasa, Noctua, and EKWB, you have the opportunity to compete for prizes at HWC for the first time. To make things interesting, we chose atypical components from various “worlds“. Mini-STX motherboard, the large liquid cooling kit, Noctua NH-D15 with the unconventional colour coating Chromax… or would you prefer a passive case? Read more “Competition, Winter 2017. Chance to win some interesting pieces!” »

We are preparing methodics for tests of PC cases, feel free to join!

Reviews of cases will be one of the main pillars of HWCooling. Significant part of the tests will be dedicated to airflow, of course. We would like to present you our initial concept of the methodics. Our goal is to bring you information that you are really interested in, so let us think aloud together and improve what we can.   Read more “We are preparing methodics for tests of PC cases, feel free to join!” »

EKWB EK-FB MSI X299 + X360: more than 500 W, VRM below 60 °C

For LGA 2066, liquid cooling is more beneficial than for any other platform before. Especially for Core i9-7980XE. Compared to EKWB full cover monoblock with a decent engine and evaporator, even NH-D15 looks like a dwarf. Not only does the liquid cooler open up for higher frequencies, but it also significantly improves the operating features with settings that can be barely handled by conventional coolers. Read more “EKWB EK-FB MSI X299 + X360: more than 500 W, VRM below 60 °C” »

High-end board from Evga has three fans

Several years ago, small coolers with 40mm fans were quite common for chipsets instead of passive heatsinks. Often so noisy that modding was practically necessary. After a couple of years, this trend was fortunately defeated, but recently, rotors with blades are back on high-end boards. Evga presented X299 Dark, which even stands out: it has three fans. Read more “High-end board from Evga has three fans” »

Fans conquer the land of users

Active cooling – commonly known as fans – is the eternal enemy of silence, but still a necessity if your computer is to perform properly. It looks like now fans and literally cooling moved from hardware to a furniture area. Companies producing various game accessories have already started to sell gaming chairs (formerly called office chairs) and one of them now even has its “active cooling”. Read more “Fans conquer the land of users” »

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