Both the selection and the testing of a fan can be a rather complicated matter. Even if someone knows the exact performance curve of a fan and can make an educated assessment regarding the airflow impedance, parameters such as the quality and noise come into play as well. Through our fan reviews, we will attempt to simplify some of these parameters and assist you with making a proper selection. Today we are looking at several of Corsair's high-end fan offerings in the 120mm and 140mm size from their SP (Static Pressure), AF (High Airflow) and LED ranges.

UPDATE: Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme - Retail

Thermalright is finally in full production of the Ultra-120 eXtreme. We review the refinements and performance of this chart-topping cooler since our first look at the prototype.

45 by Wesley Fink on 5/4/2007

Cooler Master GeminII: Performer or Poser?

Cooler Master introduces a huge heatpipe tower with the ability to mount dual 120mm fans. Does the size and design pay off in new standards for cooling performance...

44 by Wesley Fink on 4/30/2007

Noctua NH-U12F: Quiet Air Cooling from Austria

Noctua designs products in their Austrian center and manufactures them in Taiwan. Does the "designed for silence" NH-U12F have what it takes to also woo the computer performance crowd?

30 by Wesley Fink on 4/25/2007

ASUS Silent Square Pro: Compact Embedded-Fan Heatpipe Tower

Motherboard giant ASUS also produces coolers targeted at the computer enthusiast. Does their top-line Silent Square Pro compete with the best heatpipe towers on the market?

24 by Wesley Fink on 4/16/2007

P182 Special Edition - One of the best cases gets better

Antec's P180 is still one of the most popular tower cases available. Can they make it even better? The P182 SE is their attempt to do just that.

63 by Joshua Buss on 4/12/2007

Scythe Ninja Plus Rev. B: Updated Cooling Legend

Scythe Updates the Ninja Plus and adds AM2 support. Does the updated Ninja Plus give the best we have tested a challenge for the cooling performance crown?

37 by Wesley Fink on 4/11/2007

OCZ Vindicator: Heatpipe Tower Cooling from OCZ

OCZ is taking a page from their past and shipping some serious coolers for the computer enthusiast. How does the Vindicator compare to the best we have tested?

41 by Wesley Fink on 4/5/2007

Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme: Is More Better?

Thermalright refines their chart-topping Ultra 120 with two more heatpipes. Does the updated design really improve performance? We find out in our exclusive review.

54 by Wesley Fink on 3/7/2007

Thermalright Ultra 120: Elegant, Fanless and Efficient Cooling

The high-end Thermalright Ultra 120 boasts top-of-the-line air cooling with a beautifully finished heatpipe tower. Is the Ultra 120 heir to the cooling performance crown or is it just...

30 by Wesley Fink on 3/5/2007

Scythe Infinity: 5 Heatpipes and Silent 120mm Fan

A closer look at the legendary Scythe Infinity in both single and push-pull fan configurations. Have we finally found a cooler that challenges the performance of the Tuniq Tower 120?

39 by Wesley Fink on 2/26/2007

The Zalman Twins: 9500 & 9700 Air Tunnels

A closer look at the classic 9500 Zalman and the larger, beefed-up 9700 just introduced. Do the innovative air tunnel designs with looped heatpipes live up to the performance...

50 by Wesley Fink on 2/19/2007

Cooler Master Hyper 6+: Universal Heatpipe Tower

A high-performance cooling tower from Cooler Master designed to fit virtually any motherboard.

24 by Wesley Fink on 2/14/2007

Monsoon II Lite: Thermal Electric Cooling Tower

Vigor Gaming introduces a version of their hybrid TEC and Heatpipe Tower Cooler at a reduced price. Is it the new leader in sub-$100 cooling?

19 by Wesley Fink on 2/6/2007

Value Cooling: Two Towers for under $30

Thermalright and Scythe introduce tower CPU cooling at a bargain price. The Thermalright MST-9775 and Scythe Katana are compared to the best we have tested.

28 by Wesley Fink on 1/23/2007

Tuniq Tower 120: Air Cooling to the Max

Our first look at CPU cooling compares a stock heatsink/fan to the Sunbeam Tuniq Tower 120. Are there really any performance differences that justify the cost?

50 by Wesley Fink on 1/15/2007

Micro-ATX Cases - Shoebox Showdown

Small factor cases are finally starting to get almost everything right... but what makes one better than.

37 by Joshua Buss on 1/2/2007

A Trio of Thermaltake Towers

Three of the latest cases from world-renowned case maker Thermaltake compared in detail. Which one best fits your needs?

43 by Joshua Buss on 8/16/2006

Evolution of Lian Li's SOHO Server Cases

Ever thought about what a premiere case for people looking to build a personal server would look like? Lian Li sure has.

25 by Joshua Buss on 5/16/2006

Zalman HD-160 and Accompanying Products

We had a unique chance to look at several of Zalman's latest goodies, but most importantly, the all-new HD-160 HTPC case.

48 by Joshua Buss on 3/31/2006

Clash of the Titans - TT Tai Chi vs. CM Stacker 830

After comparing three cases in the budget, value, and premiere price brackets, how do two of the most expensive cases on the market stack up?

56 by Joshua Buss on 2/23/2006

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