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Phononic HEX 2.0 Thermoelectric

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By hardwareslave.com on 78

So what did we think of the Phononic HEX 2.0 Thermoelectric CPU cooler? We think it's an amazing product, well put together and has some seriously cool technology. More than that, it performs really well in the tests, not the best by far but certainly...

By Overclock3D on

As we said in the introduction, the Hex 2.0 is something a little bit different, as although it may resemble a traditional tower cooler, it's actually a Thermoelectric cooler (TEC) or, if you prefer, a Thermoelectric pump or Peltier device, so called...

By AnandTech on

The most distinct advantage of the Phononic HEX 2.0 is its size. The 12.5 cm tall cooler can easily fit in narrow cases, even some Mini-ITX and desktop designs. When space is an issue and neither large air or liquid coolers are an option, the Phononic...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

The HEX 2.0 may be the most elegant TEC-based CPU cooler we've tested, but users who want its combination of cooling, controllability and size will pay a premium for that additional elegance. $149.99 Newegg MOREBest CPU Cooling MOREAll...

International Review By GinjFo on 76

HEX 2.0, conclusionPhononic propose avec son HEX 2.0 l'union de deux technologies, l'AirCooling et l'effet Peltier, pour refroidir un processeur. Ce ventirad tour propose une finition travaillée (revêtement « nickel » généralisé) avec un style unique et...

International Review By Bit-tech.net on

Frankly speaking, the Hex 2.0 is a tough cooler to recommend for most people, primarily because the cost is so high relative to the performance it offers in most situations. If you're not space-limited, even a super high-end air-cooler like the Noctua...

International Review By ComputerBase on

Der Hex 2.0 von Phononic ist ein sehr gut verarbeiteter Prozessorkühler, der sich durch den Einsatz eines Peltier-Elements zur Steigerung der Kühlleistung von der Konkurrenz absetzen soll.In der Praxis gelingt das nicht: Die thermoelektrische...