Cooler Master MasterLiquid
There are plenty of variants to choose from within the Cooler Master MasterLiquid family, including a premium, three-fan model with a fancy silver finish, and a compact, single-width radiator option intended for small form factor builds.
- Work with a range of motherboards
- Come with thermal paste
- Relatively expensive
Cooler Master i71C
If you want something simple, bright, and highly affordable, it’s hard to beat the Cooler Master i71C , which can move up to 37 cubic feet of air per minute, makes only 25 decibels of noise on average, and can be controlled using most major manufacturer’s software.
- Dedicated amd and intel versions
- Base is only 6 centimeters wide
- Not ideal for overclocking
If you plan on pushing a single-board computer to its limit, you might want to invest in the GeeekPi Fan , which is just a miniature version of the kind used in full-size desktop PCs. Both its price and its 5-volt power demands reflect its purpose-driven design.
- Available in black or silver
- Lights change color automatically
- Dual copper conducting tubes
AMD Wraith Prism
Despite being only the company’s mid-level unit, the AMD Wraith Prism runs colder and quieter than most other major brands’ offerings. It uses a copper plate and an aluminum heat sink, and allows you to save various settings suited to different overclocking profiles.
- A genuine oem product
- Preapplied thermal paste
- Not designed for intel chipsets
Corsair Hydro X
Advanced users designing their own cooling system will appreciate the Corsair Hydro X series, which consists of one model meant for consumer-grade CPUs and another that’s compatible with high-end multi-core processors such as the AMD Ryzen Threadripper.
- Transparent flow chamber
- 16 separate leds
- Lacks the required pump and radiator
If there’s not much space left in your case, the Corsair H115i can keep your CPU from overheating while leaving room for a large GPU or RAM with bulky heatsinks. Its dual fans can reach up to 2,000 RPM and move a maximum of 97 cubic feet per minute.
- Moderate noise level
- Temperature monitoring software
- Radiator measures 280 millimeters
Cooler Master MasterAir
No matter what level of performance your system can reach, the Cooler Master MasterAir line likely has an option for you. It utilizes a highly efficient column conductor or anywhere from four to six heat pipes, and there’s a form factor to fit in a variety of case sizes.
- Produces as little as 24 decibels
- Relatively easy to install
- Works with most popular controllers
Thermaltake Floe DX
If looks are especially important to you, consider the Thermaltake Floe DX , an all-in-one water cooling system that comes in a dual-height version measuring 240 or 280 millimeters, as well as a triple-height option of 360 millimeters.
- 18 addressable zones
- Integrated hardware controller
- Allows for voice activation
From one of the most trusted manufacturers of fans and cases comes the Thermaltake UX200 , which sits vertically and can handle CPUs with a TDP of up to 130 watts, good enough to accommodate the most power-hungry AMD processors.
- Four six-millimeter heat pipes
- Works with all socket types
- Low-profile option for 65-watt chips
Cooler Master Hyper 212
In addition to bright, customizable lighting, this version of the Cooler Master Hyper 212 also increases airflow in comparison with its nonilluminated sibling. It’s relatively easy to install, and should fit in nearly any size of build.
- Textured black finish
- Moves up to 57 cubic feet per minute
- Maximum volume 30 decibels