Posts Tagged LGA2011

Noctua Brings Signature Quality to Smaller Platforms


There is no doubt in anyone's mind that Noctua is among the top manufacturers of CPU air coolers. They are also the makers of one of the best and quietest fan series we have ever had the pleasure of using. The one drawback to Noctua's amazing air cooling solutions is their size being either too big for most or too …

The ASUS ROG Rampage IV Black Edition is Born to Break Records


There is more to this motherboard than the eyes can see. ASUS has packed a lot of tried and true technology as well as some great new innovations into their latest Republic of Gamers (ROG) motherboard. This is the new Rampage IV Black Edition and it may just be the perfect balance between overclocking and gaming.

The Rampage IV Black …

SilverStone NT01-PRO CPU Cooler Review


Diversity is a large part of any company's ability to sustain longevity. One of the easiest ways to create some diversity within a product line are specialized products. SilverStone, best known for their variety of PC chassis, provided Futurelooks a specialized CPU cooler in the NT01-PRO. We will attempt to answer the question of did they need to sacrifice cooling …

NZXT. HAVIK 140 CPU Cooler Review

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About two years ago, we discovered that NZXT was working on their brand new CPU cooler that didn't have a code name. Later, we were fortunate enough to witness a prototype that cooled the hottest hexa-core processors impressively. It rivalled the Noctua NH-D14 which is still one of the best quiet, performance CPU cooler out there. This alone proved NZXT …

GELID Solutions GX-7 CPU Cooler Review


CPU coolers are an interesting section of the PC market. It is one of the few categories where, barring size restrictions, there is often a clear king of the mountain. Many PC enthusiasts spend hundreds on top contenders, but they often overlook the fact that they don't need the premium performance nor do they need to pay a premium price. …