CPU coolers

Best CPU coolers for i9 9900K: heat analysis + liquid/AIO & air coolers

Image credit: Unsplash CPUs have gotten more powerful than ever before. But does that mean you have to pay more in order to achieve benchmark-setting performances? Not necessarily. In the Intel world, 9th generation core i9 processors are a great value for the money. Intel i9 9900K, in specific, is a total bang for the …

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Best CPU coolers for i7 8700k: heat analysis, AIO & air coolers, & CPU delidding options

Image credit: Unsplash Intel i7 8700K is one of the best 6 core CPUs for gaming in terms of affordability. This may sound like a blatant claim but it’s true. After the initial launch, the performance of the CPU got good to the point that Intel actually designed the 10th gen i5 10600K CPU to …

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High static pressure fans: standard and small form factor models

Image credit: Unsplash When choosing a tower PC cooler (both air coolers and liquid coolers), models with more fans or larger-sized fans generally seem to be more effective in cooling. However, this is not how it always works as cooling a tower PC isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution.  One of the most important aspects of achieving …

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10 Best Low-Profile CPU Coolers: with 3 Ultra-Low Profile Sizes

Image credit: Optimum Tech Low-profile CPU coolers and small form factor motherboards are a match made in heaven. As compared to standard-sized CPU coolers, low-profile CPU coolers are significantly smaller in size, and therefore are highly well-suited for small-sized motherboards, including Micro ATX and Mini ITX boards.  Sure, there’s no hard and fast rule that …

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