Cooler Master

Cooler Master Announces a $1K PSU, The MasterWatt Maker 1200 MIJ

July 29, 2017

Cooler Master spent years on the MasterWatt Maker 1200 MIJ. At first the project was supposed to result in a fully digital PSU, but when the company showed off the almost-finished platform at CES in January, it revealed that its goals had changed. Despite our initial disappointment–we’re big on digital platforms–we decided to wait and […]

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Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 280 Cooler Review

July 29, 2017

The MasterLiquid Pro 280 is a step up in size from the previously reviewed MasterLiquid Pro 240, yet it shares the same design and even ships with a 120x240mm fan damper. The upsized fans even have the same style of bolted-on rubber frame corners. It’s still compatible with all of Intel’s square-ILM LGAs and AMD’s […]

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Cooler Master Brings Tempered Glass To Cosmos II Chassis

July 29, 2017

Fans of the original Cooler Master Cosmos II rejoice! The company has announced the 25th Anniversary Cosmos II chassis, just in time for Computex 2017. This updated chassis includes all the features of the original COSMOS II, such as support for motherboards up to XL-ATX, 10+1 expansion slots, graphics cards up to 385mm, CPU coolers […]

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At Computex, Cooler Master Updates A Pair Of Its Classic Chassis

July 29, 2017

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Cooler Master Shows Concept Coolers: Closed-Loop Heat Pipe and Flying Saucer

July 29, 2017

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Reviewing Cooler Master MasterAir Pro 3 & Pro 4 CPU Cooler

February 9, 2017

Cooler Master continues to cash in on the “Master” part of its name with its new MasterAir series of basic heatsink and fan CPU coolers, yet its mid-market pricing remains. The MasterAir Pro 4 is available for only $45, and the MasterAir Pro 3 for $40. Given the relatively large size difference and small price […]

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Four New Closed-Loop Liquid Coolers Versus Noctua’s NH-D14

January 3, 2017

Four new closed-loop liquid coolers seek to improve thermal performance in a number of ways. We certainly understand the benefits of these configurations, but can they out-do the reigning air-cooling champion, Noctua’s NH-D14? Check out our benchmarks. The latest closed-loop CPU coolers help push your stable overclocks to new heights, while quieting your PC to […]

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Cooler Master MasterAir Pro 3 Pro 4 CPU Cooler Review

January 3, 2017

Cooler Master continues to cash in on the “Master” part of its name with its new MasterAir series of basic heatsink and fan CPU coolers, yet its mid-market pricing remains. The MasterAir Pro 4 is available for only $45, and the MasterAir Pro 3 for $40. Given the relatively large size difference and small price […]

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Cooler Master MasterCase 5 Review

January 3, 2017

Some builders must modify, and Cooler Master thinks it can help with the MasterCase 5 mid-tower. But is modularity enough to win an award? Specifications, Exterior & Interior Designed to offer builders a wide range of component layout options in a single ATX mid-tower shell, Cooler Master’s MasterCase 5 is actually a bit more than […]

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Cooler Master MasterBox 5 EATX Mid-Tower Case Review

January 3, 2017

For enthusiasts, the lower limit of acceptable case performance and quality used to come at around $80. There were certainly a few exceptions, such as a certain competitor’s venerable model 300, but even that name was tarnished when the company released a substandard replacement; spending any more time in that discussion would distract from the […]

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