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The Tom’s Hardware team is made up of enthusiasts, so we understand that proper cooling is imperative, regardless of whether you’re running at stock frequencies or overclocked settings. From closed-loop liquid solutions to heat sinks and aftermarket graphics coolers, we know what to look out for.


One of the best things we did for our Radeon R9 290 review was pop off AMD's reference cooler and attach Arctic's Accelero Xtreme III. Today, we show you how we did this, we dive deeper into the results, and...


A recent look at ASRock's M8 compact barebones PC saw us undervolting our CPU in order to run stably, overclocked. This forced us to ask the question: how much cooling can we fit inside a slim enclosure? Eight...

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Gigabyte has bundled a WindForce cooler with one of its GTX Titan Black graphics cards.

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I looked through Tom's and while I found multiple diagrams on how to position fans with regards to...

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EKWB's water block for the GTX 780 (Ti) WindForce 3X from Gigabyte has finally arrived.

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Eventually, heatpipes will become the norm.

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Aerocool's new fans come in a variety of colors.

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EKWB has built a new reservoir and water pump combo unit that fits in a single 5.25" bay.

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Noctua has introduced the successor to the NH-D14: the NH-D15.

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You can now liquid cool MSI's R9 290X Lightning with a water block from EKWB.

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This is Evga's little trick to get an ACX cooler onto your GTX Titan Black.

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NZXT's new fan controller is called the Sentry 3 and has a touchscreen.

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Cryorig has built its second CPU cooler.

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Enermax's new fans have not one, but two features that set them apart from the crowd.

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You can now use an EKWB water block to cool your Asus Radeon R9 290X DirectCU II graphics card.

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Scythe has revealed a new compact CPU cooler.

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EKWB's new water block is built for Asus' GTX 780 Ti DirectCU II graphics card.

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Arctic has updated its graphics card coolers.

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Cooler Master's Nepton 140XL and 280L water cooling units now feature a longer warranty.

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Gigabyte's new R9 280 graphics card will be cooled by the mighty WindForce 3X cooler.

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EKWB is building not one, but five new water blocks for different graphics cards.

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Reeven's new CPU cooler is low profile and has a fan with many blades.

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Be quiet! adds two fans to its arsenal.

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Enermax has revealed a new mid-range CPU cooler with LED lights.