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5.0 out of 5 stars Extreme performance air cooler!, 27 Jun. 2016
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This is an extreme performance air cooler! I'm very much against water cooling because of the risk of risk of leaks, because radiators are difficult to clean and because fans need to be powerful and noisy. Custom loops are also very expensive and maintenance takes a lot of time.
I'm also against dual tower designs because they are too heavy and might damage the motherboard and/or CPU. Dual fan radiators are not allways better than this radiator.
This cooler keeps my very hot AMD FX-9370 (8x 4.7GHZ) at between 1 and 60 degrees C with the original fan. If more performance is need one can add two high pressure & speedy fans (which are usually noisy). I have a big case which is well ventilated. Room temperature is between 21 and 27 degrees C.
The included fan is not the most silent possible but the included adapter makes it very quiet (and less efficient of course). I'm not using this silencer.
The fan is also a tiny bit bigger than a 140 mm square frame fan.
The retention system is very well designed, almost perfect.
In conclusion considering price, quality, noise, performance, ease of installation, weight, durability, customer support: best CPU cooler EVER!
Possible improvements:
- for even better performance I wish it was slightly bigger because my case would accept a taller wider and longer heatsink;
- direct contact heat pipes or mirror finish for the contact surface might improve performance a tiny bit more
- wire holders for fans are much better than any other system I used before but still could still be improved


Lindam Sure Shut Axis Pressure Fit Safety Gate  - 76 - 82 cm (white)
Lindam Sure Shut Axis Pressure Fit Safety Gate - 76 - 82 cm (white)
Price: £20.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy enough to open with one hand, 27 Jun. 2016
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Easy and quick to assemble, safe enough until now. I find it easy enough to open with one hand and reliable. Very happy with the purchase, I recommend it!


sourcingmap® 2 Pcs Single Side Prototype PCB Board Green 18x12cm
sourcingmap® 2 Pcs Single Side Prototype PCB Board Green 18x12cm
Offered by Ascot City
Price: £6.19

5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality PCB for the price, 11 May 2016
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Good quality PCB for the price.
This PCB is probably not made of fiber glass but it is good enough for all my electronic projects (even the ones that I'm planning to use on long term).
If pressing the tip of a very hot soldering iron on one of this boards for a few seconds it tends to burn and develop a hole.
The copper circles don't flake from the PCB easily.
Only the very highest quality PCBs don't flake or burn but I've never seen a better quality prototyping PCB than this one.


2pcs Solderable Stripboard Universal Single Side PCB Board 16x12.3cm
2pcs Solderable Stripboard Universal Single Side PCB Board 16x12.3cm
Price: £2.38

5.0 out of 5 stars Decent quality non fiber glass PCB for the price, 11 May 2016
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Decent quality for the price.
This PCB is not made of fiber glass but it is good enough for prototypes.
I don't use it for building electronic projects that I'm planning to use on long term.
If pressing the tip of a very hot soldering iron on one of this boards it tends to burn and develop a hole.
When soldering with a very hot iron for a long period of time some of the copper circles might flake from the PCB.


ARCTIC MX-2 Thermal Compound Paste, Carbon Based High Performance, Heatsink Paste, Thermal Compound CPU for All Coolers, Thermal Interface Material - 30 Grams
ARCTIC MX-2 Thermal Compound Paste, Carbon Based High Performance, Heatsink Paste, Thermal Compound CPU for All Coolers, Thermal Interface Material - 30 Grams
Offered by Wiziwoo Limited
Price: £10.59

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I love this thermal paste for CPUs and GPUs, 11 May 2016
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I love this thermal paste, I used nothing else for the last three years on many types of CPUs and GPUs.
It's quite easy to apply and very safe because it's non conductive, non capacitive and non toxic.
Just don't apply to much, a thin layer always works best!
Such a big syringe is enough for many uses.
The only disadvantage is that when using with very hot CPUs or GPUs (70 degrees +) it tends to harden after a few months; most thermal pastes do that anyway and it's more important to use adequate cooling methods in these cases (better radiators, fans or water cooling).
I successfully used this paste when connecting electronic parts to radiators (like voltage regulators).


Auraglow E27 to GU10 Lamp Light Bulb Base Socket Converter Adaptor 5 pack
Auraglow E27 to GU10 Lamp Light Bulb Base Socket Converter Adaptor 5 pack

5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful when converting GU10 LED light bulbs, 11 May 2016
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Very useful when converting GU10 LED light bulbs to use with E27 lamps.
Both the E27 tread and GU10 slot are well made.
Some GU10 LED bulbs have a plastic base and the two contacts are not very well aligned; when connecting or disconnecting such a bulb in one of these adapters take your time and don't use force, just arm yourself with patients and slowly try different angles.


Deep Heat Heat Rub 100g
Deep Heat Heat Rub 100g
Price: £4.29

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful with different types of aches, 11 May 2016
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Very useful with different types of aches.
I'm a repeat buyer with this rub.
This 100g tube offers better value for money but it's a bit more difficult to find.


4 in1 Studio photo adapter holder with ports of Four 4 Continuous Light Bulb
4 in1 Studio photo adapter holder with ports of Four 4 Continuous Light Bulb
Offered by Fotga
Price: £7.79

5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful adapter when using with LED light bulbs, 11 May 2016
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Very useful adapter when using with LED light bulbs (or fluorescent ones).
It's made of decent quality plastic and sturdy enough.
I would not try this adapter with incandescence light bulbs of more than 60W because they generate too much heat and might melt the adapter.


UGREEN Mini DP to DP Cable, 4K Resolution 2 Metre Gold Plated Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort Cable Support Video and Audio, Thunderbolt 2 for Surface Pro 5 / Pro 4 / Pro 3, Macbook Air, Macbook Pro, Mac mini, etc
UGREEN Mini DP to DP Cable, 4K Resolution 2 Metre Gold Plated Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort Cable Support Video and Audio, Thunderbolt 2 for Surface Pro 5 / Pro 4 / Pro 3, Macbook Air, Macbook Pro, Mac mini, etc
Offered by UGREEN GROUP LIMITED UK
Price: £12.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good quality cable from a good company, 11 May 2016
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Very good quality cable from a good company.
I bought it to replace a slightly cheaper one that developed a fault after only two months.
Offers great video quality on my monitor at 4k resolution and 60Hz refresh rate.
The locking system works very well, just don't forget to press the button when removing the cable.


Filmer Bicycle Bell - Silver
Filmer Bicycle Bell - Silver

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good bike bell, almost entirely made of metal, 11 May 2016
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Very good bike bell, almost entirely made of metal.
It looks resistant enough to corrosion and it makes a nice ring.
I think it will last a long time and the price is very good too.


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