Cooler Master have been around since 1992 and when it comes to building cases, Cooler Master know what they’re doing.
Today I’m looking at the Cooler Master Silencio 650 which is described by Cooler Master to be “extremely silent” and “wonderfully simplistic”. Let’s find out whether these statements are correct.SpecificationsAvailable Color: Full Midnight Black Materials: Aluminum Alloy, Synthetics, Steel Dimension (W x H x D): 207 x 479 x 525.6mm / 8.1 x 18.8 x 20.7 inch Net Weight: 13.0 kg / 28.6 lb M/B Type: Micro-ATX, ATX 5.25″ Drive Bays: 3 (w/o the use of exposed 3.5″ drive bay) 3.5″ Drive Bays: 7 (hidden) + 1 (for X-Dock [...]
After the amazing Dark Rock Pro 2, the Shadow Rock Topflow has some serious living up to do. The Shadow Rock Topflow shares quite a few features with the Dark Rock Pro 2 so hopefully it also shares some of the awesome performance as well.SpecificationsOverall dimensions without mounting material (L x W x H), (mm)171 x 137 x 126 Total weight (kg): 0.65 TDP (W): 160 LGA2011 ready: Yes Socket compatibilityIntel: LGA 2011 / 775 / 1155 / 1156 / 1366 / 1150 / AMD: AM2(+) , AM3(+) / 754 / 939 / 940 / FM1 / FM2 Fan model: Shadow Wings PWM 135mm Overall noise level (dB(A)) @ 900/1250/100% (rpm): 9.60 / 15.9 / 24.4Unboxing
The box looks great and has the main [...]
Today I’m looking at the Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 2, what a name! I’m very much hoping it lives up to its name and is as quiet as the name would make you think. From just looking at it, it’s clearly quite a beast so let’s get into the review.SpecificationsOverall dimensions without mounting material (L x W x H): 147 x 138 x 166 Total weight (kg): 1.25 TDP (W): 220 LGA2011 ready: Yes Socket compatibility Intel: LGA 775 / LGA 1155 / LGA 1156 / LGA 1366 / LGA 2011 / LGA 1150 AMD: FM2 / FM1, AM2 (+) / AM3 (+) / 754/ 939 / 940 Backplate Mounting: Yes Fan model, number: 1 x SilentWings PWM 120mm, 1 x SilentWings PWM 135mm Anti vibration fan fixing: Yes Overall [...]
Spire is a lesser known CPU cooler manufacturer in the UK, they were founded in 1998 in The Netherlands and today I’m trying the Spire Coolgate out. It’s certainly not the largest cooler I’ve ever had to cram in my case, so hopefully it isn’t the hardest either! Let’s begin.SpecificationsSocket compatibility: Socket 1156 / 1366 / 754 / 940 / 775 / 939 / AM2 / AM3 / AMD FM1 Heat sink: 131×46×153 mm (l × w × h) Fan: 120×120×25 mm Heatpipes: Four 6mm all copper U-shaped direct Fan Bearing: Sleeve bearing Noise level: 10.00~19.00 dBA Air flow: 71.12 CFM Max. TDP: 130 W Warranty: 3 yearsUnboxing
The front of the box has a clear [...]
Today we’re looking at the Prolimatech MK-26, Prolimatech’s second GPU cooler. Prolimatech are renowned for supreme quality products and supreme performance. The MK-26 is designed to use two 140mm or two 120mm fans and is compatible almost every current GPU on the market.SpecificationsTDP target: 0 – 320 Watt Fin spacing : 2.0mm Pipes: Six 6mm, sintered metal powder wick. Fin to pipe contact: Nickel solder Fan compatibility: 2 x 140mm fans or 2 x 120mm fans Recommended fans specifications: 140mm/1000rpm 120mm/1200rpmUnboxing
The Prolimatech MK-26 has a fairly basic looking box but does give you a look at what’s [...]
Lian Li was founded in 1983, they are one of the world’s largest and most reputable manufacturers of aluminium PC cases in Taiwan. They also have over twenty years of experience in the computer products field.
Today I’m looking at the PC –Q25, it’s a Mini-ITX case and it’s made entirely of Aluminium.
Being a Mini-ITX case it’s likely that some hardware won’t fit in the case, we take a look at the options.SpecificationsDimensions: (W) 199mm x (H) 280mm x (D) 366mm Colour choices: Black / Silver Net Weight: 3.1KG HDD bays: 3.5-Inch HDD x 7 ( Hot swap x 5 ) / 2.5-Inch x3 ( used 3.5-inch bay ) Expansion Slot: [...]