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Nzxt Cryo S
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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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Overall 9

NZXT Cryo S Laptop Cooler Review

9 October 2009
  • Summary: Setup & Usage Getting your laptop setup with the Cryo S is pretty simple. Just place your laptop on top, plug in the AC USB cable, then the other USB cable if you want to use the USB hub. Then adjust the fans how you want them. The Cryo S easily fits on any desk or table.
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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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Overall 8

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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Overall 7

NZXT Cryo S Notebook Cooler Review

22 June 2009
  • Summary: In terms of ergonomics, it's nice that the Cryo S has a slight angle to it. This helps with typing comfort, but it would have been even better if this stand was height adjustable. Furthermore, it's somewhat unfortunate that the fan adjustment dial and two-port USB hub are located in the back.
  • Pros: Massive 120mm cooling fans, Extremely high grade construction with thick brushed aluminum, Adjustable fan speeds, Included AC/DC adapter may prove useful
  • Cons: Nothing new compared to old Cryo LX, No height adjustment, USB hub would be better along the side rather than on the back
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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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