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Here are the best CPU cooling solutions (air and liquid) for a range of systems, from small form-factor builds to overclocked big-rigs.

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  • ID-Cooling Auraflow 240 CPU Cooler Review
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    ID-Cooling Auraflow 240 CPU Cooler Review

    ID-Cooling adds RGB to its latest liquid CPU cooler. Bling is nice, but does the Auraflow 240 RGB also perform better?

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  • Alphacool Eisbaer 360 CPU Cooler Review
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    Alphacool Eisbaer 360 CPU Cooler Review

    We get hands-on with Alphacool’s factory-filled 3x 120mm liquid cooling system.

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  • Deepcool Gamer Storm Captain 240EX RGB Review
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    Deepcool Gamer Storm Captain 240EX RGB Review

    The Deepcool Gamer Storm Captain 240EX RGB keeps all the performance of the Captain EX Series, while adding decorative RGB lighting to the water cooli...

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  • Scythe Mugen 5 Rev.B CPU Cooler Review
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    Scythe Mugen 5 Rev.B CPU Cooler Review

    Scythe updates its Mugen 5 to Rev.B with new AMD AM4 brackets. Can the venerable cooler quietly cool our overclocked Core i7-5930K?

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  • Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 280 Cooler Review
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    Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 280 Cooler Review

    Cooler Master’s latest 2x 140mm closed-loop liquid CPU cooler promises improved radiator, pump, and cooling plate design. Will its performance deliver...

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  • Fractal Design Celsius S24 Cooler Review
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    Fractal Design Celsius S24 Cooler Review

    Fractal Design challenges open-loop cooler manufacturers with a competitively priced, re-configurable filled loop. We compare it to three rival expand...

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  • Arctic Freezer i32 Cooler Review
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    Arctic Freezer i32 Cooler Review

    Low cost and automatic fan control set Arctic’s Freezer i32 apart from most of its competitors, but is it the best value for Intel’s current processor...

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  • Scythe Fuma SCFM-1000 Big Air CPU Cooler Review
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    Scythe Fuma SCFM-1000 Big Air CPU Cooler Review

    Does Scythe’s mid-priced, dual-fan, dual-tower CPU cooler have the performance to make it a better value?

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  • Thermalright True Spirit 140 Direct Slim-Tower CPU Cooler Review
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    Thermalright True Spirit 140 Direct Slim-Tower CPU Cool...

    Thermalright’s lower-priced True Spirit 140 Direct is big, slim, and fairly cheap. How does it perform?

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  • Id-Cooling Icekimo 120 Compact Liquid CPU Cooler Review
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    Id-Cooling Icekimo 120 Compact Liquid CPU Cooler Review

    Id-Cooling believes its inch-thick 120mm closed-loop cooler can handle a mildly overclocked six-core LGA 2011-v3 processor. But should it? We take a c...

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