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Cryorig R1 Ultimate Cooler Review

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Posted January 29, 2014 by Joe Kershner in Cooling

Overview

Hardware:
 
Manufacturer:
 
Release Date: Mid-Late February
 
Price at time of Review: R1 Ultimate: $89.90; XF140 fan: $23
 

WHAT WE LIKED:

Great build quality, sturdy, excellent performance with high overclocks, quiet, easy installation.
 

WHAT WE DISLIKED:

A little over priced, requires Low Profile ram
 
BOTTOM LINE:
If you're looking for that huge beefy look with an air cooler and still want to overclock without losing performance, this massive air cooler has the performance you're looking for.
by Joe Kershner
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Introduction

The running trend today in top-of-the-line CPU cooling performance seems to be water cooling. If it’s not under water then most seem to think you’re doing it wrong and will never achieve properly high performance. However, there are those enthusiasts who would rather have peace of mind, knowing that they will never have to worry about one of the lines in a water cooling loop springing a leak or their pump failing on them, destroying their high performance rig. How do you gain maximum performance while minimizing the risk? Cryorig seems to feel they have a proper solution with the R1 Ultimate.

Designed with the expressed intent of providing the strongest air cooled solution available, we are here to find out if it can provide the cooling performance the enthusiast craves without the mess and maintenance. First, here’s a word about Cryorig:

Officially founded in 2013, CRYORIG is a fresh new comer to the PC peripherals and Cooling market but with a core team of seasoned veterans. Our team’s resume include experiences with renowned brands such Thermalright, Prolimatech and Phanteks. With our experience and drive for innovation and improvement we are proud to present our very first flagship dual tower solution, the CRYORIG R1.

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4 Comments


  1.  
    RealNeil

    This is the new Holy Grail of air cooling, but it is huge!
    Good review and Pics Joe.




  2.  
    Sam Nicko

    Nice review Joe (y)
    True! one hell awesome Air CPU Cooler!




  3.  
    Alex

    Thermalright Silver Arrow is still King!





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