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NZXT Cryo S Aluminum Notebook Cooler

big bruin
12 November 2009
  • Summary: What is obvious from the results of the review is that the Cryo S does help lower your system temperatures. When it comes to electronic components, cooler is always better, so the primary objective of this device was accomplished.
  • Pros: » Effective cooling, » Sturdy build, » Increased comfort
  • Cons: » No power switch
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Expert Review

Techware Labs
5 September 2009
  • Summary: With a sleek and simple exterior combined with extra USB ports the NZXT. Cryo S Aluminum Notebook Cooler does its job and looks good while doing it. Remember, the Cryo S is a performance notebook cooler and strangely enough, I found that most performance laptops had much larger screens and would not...
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Expert Review

7 August 2009
  • Excerpt: With laptop sales consistently topping desktop sales, a comfortable and cool computer is quickly becoming a top priority. There are many laptop coolers out on the market with similar features. So how does one decide on which cooler to purchase?
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NZXT Cryo S Aluminum Notebook Cooler Review

2 August 2009
  • Summary: In many ways, you could say that NZXT is doing more of the same with the Cryo S notebook cooler. It’s not terribly different from the other Cryo notebook coolers, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
  • Pros: Super solid construction with 3mm thick aluminum, Rubberized plastic surface is very grippy, Fan speed control dial, Bonus two-port USB hub
  • Cons: Non-adjustable height, Cannot be folded for easy portability, USB hub and fan speed control may be better on the side, No power switch
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NZXT Cryo S Laptop Cooler

OverClock Intelligence Agency
14 July 2009
  • Summary: Overall, I was extremely happy with the Cryo S. It has everything you expect from a laptop cooler and doesn’t skimp in any way. On the noise front, the cooler performed very well. While audible at high fan speeds, it wasn’t overwhelmingly so.
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3 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Not all laptops can sit on your lap for too long due to the heat they generate. We review the NZXT Cryo S to see how it keeps your lap, and laptop cool.
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NZXT Cryo S Notebook Cooler

9 June 2009
  • Summary: To get some baseline temperatures for the laptop we first ran it on our lap doing a couple of instances of Prime95 to get things heated up. While many may say that this is not a typical situation for a laptop to be ran at 100% load, many people today use their laptops for 3D Modeling and light...
  • Pros: Solid, High-Quality aluminum construction, Rubber accents on top keep laptop raised for better cooling and provide non-slip surface, Adjustable fan speed
  • Cons: Only provides two additional USB ports
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NZXT Cryo S Aluminum Notebook Cooler

Testfreaks blog
24 May 2009
  • Conclusion: While I didn’t achieve a drastic temperature drop, it does do something as I noticed the fans did not come on full speed on my laptop while under load, so it’s does do something to help keep your laptop cool.
  • Pros: Silent fans, Includes USB hub, Includes AC power adapter
  • Cons: Doesn’t cool well, though it depends on the notebook used, Isn’t exactly portable
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