Scythe Showcases a New Affordable Kotetsu Cooler

Scythe has recently showcased its newest CPU cooling system with an expressive codename Kotetsu. Relying much on the demands of average customers, the product offers an optimal correlation of efficiency and price. The Kotetsu is an ordinary tower-like product with a perfect cooling potential. However, its key advantage is the employment of Hyper Precision Mounting System, which ensures fast and trouble-free installation.



First and the foremost, Scythe Kotetsu is ready to work with all current CPU platforms, including Intel Socket LGA1150 and AMD Socket FM2+. Heat dissipation efficiency is realized thanks to a large number of aluminum fins, incorporated into the heatsink, as well as four heat-pipes of 6 mm each. The heatsink features an extraordinary shape that ameliorates the airflow between the fins. Therein, contact base is entirely made of copper.


Second of all, this cooler is initially equipped with one 120 mm fan, entitled Scythe Glide Stream. Due to PWM support, it …

Small-Sized CPU Cooler Thermalright AXP-100 Review

Being an acknowledged leader in the segment of PC cooling systems, Thermalright never stops its improvement. The company always keeps pace with time, supplying its customers with only advanced and up-dated products. Following the latest tendencies towards the miniaturization in HTPC field, Thermalright took a decision to design a cooler for small-sized mini-ITX motherboards. As a result, all potential customers can now revel in a new compact cooler, codenamed AXP-100.



Design and Framework


CPU cooler AXP-100 features a horizontal framework, consisting of thin aluminum plates pieced by six copper heatpipes (6 mm each pipe). The whole construction is covered by a nickel surface. The heatpipes are folded smoothly and distributed across the heatsink area with 10 mm spacing; their edges are covered by ornamental caps with ‘Thermalright’ logo. Such configuration ensures utmost heat dissipation across the surface.


The implemented heatsink has got two-stage structure, …

Overview of the Gigabyte Aorus GA-Z270X-Gaming 7 Motherboard

Let's consider the Gigabyte Aorus GA-Z270X-Gaming 7 which is not the highest, but not just the average level one in the line of gaming motherboards from the popular manufacturer. The equipment of younger models most often means the availability of bonus software for the network and audio subsystem, that is interesting hardware ideas are not always implemented in that segment. The considered GA-Z270X-Gaming 7 is included in a special Aorus product line. The sound system here is not currently traditional Realtek ALC1220, but the hardware and software complex from Creative. The power system also looks powerful; there is a massive radiator as well and this fact gives hope for successful overclocking.


Features


Chipset: Intel Z270

Processor socket: Socket 1151

Processors: Core i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium, Celeron (Skylake-S, Kaby Lake-S)

RAM: 4 DIMM DDR4 SDRAM 2133/2400/2666 * / 2800 * / 3000 * / 3200 * / 3300 * / 3333 * / 3400 * / 3466 * / 3600 * / 3666 * / 3733 * …
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