Cooling Archive

Review of the GIM RGB Case Fans: Exploring 3 Options

Part of the fun of building your own PC is making a rig that is visually stunning, in addition to practically powerful. A blank, slate-gray brick without any lights hardly looks like a top-of-the-line gaming PC compared to one with spinning and glowing fans. Glowing fans, in particular, can make your PC look like a high-tech machine while also helping you keep your vital components …

Best 5.25″ Front Panel Cooling Fan Controller

RGB lighting has been getting more and more popular in recent years. If you’ve got a gaming PC with a see-through case, an RGB light kit is practically mandatory. It highlights all the gorgeous parts that would otherwise be hidden behind an aluminum panel. Nowadays, you can buy just about any type of lighting you want. From individual colors to rainbow patterns to lights that …

Reviews of the Quietest and Best 140mm Case Fans

When it comes to your systems performance, nothing is more important than your cooling system. Historically, beefy cooling systems were more important for individuals who wanted to overclock their computers. Today, they’re useful for anyone with a modern machine. Why is that? It all has to do with turbo mode. Let’s say that you have a latest generation I-series processor that runs at 4Ghz. You’ll …

Ultimate Guide to the Best Thermal Paste for 2020

Modern CPUs produce plenty of heat, especially when you’re doing computationally intensive tasks. How well you manage that heat will ultimately impact the both the performance of your PC and the lifespan of your processor. Even if you’re only interested in casual use, like browsing the web, having an effective approach to heat management is still in your best interests. And if you’re using a …