Cooler Master LAB test bench v1.0 review -
Final Words & Conclusion
We received the LAB Test Bench v1.0 from Cooler Master after my interest spiked and yeah, we have been using it since day one. There's only one word to describe the LAB Test Bench, "handy". Not perfect, it's just very handy.
Of course we also understand that this product is intended for a very limited audience. But if you are swapping and testing a lot components, then you understand perfectly why Guru3D wanted to review this little unit.
The LAB Test Bench is not just for employees in the tech industry; I foresee that it's handy for a group of overclockers as well. Imagine using it on an OC contest where you need the motherboard level to apply that LN2. If you kill the motherboard, take it off, pop on a new one and within a minute you are back up and running again.
Pricing then, the LAB Test Bench has a minor disadvantage. It's not cheap for what it is. Expect a 90 USD sales price or roughly 75 EUR here in the EU. However I do not find it expensive either. It will be worth every penny, as I find it just so practical. Sure, it's not exactly cheap for what it is, but keep in mind that Cooler Master is making these units in very small quantities and as such this makes it a rather exclusive product. As such you'll also need to order it through Cooler Master's own shop, as there's no re-/e-tail distribution through on-line shops - see here under SKU code CL-001-KKN1-GP.
So then, the bottom line, -- as simple as this product is, we really like it. And rest assured we'll be using it with pretty much any future motherboard review. It's not a suitable product for everybody, but if it applies to you we can wholeheartedly recommend it.
We review the new Cooler Master Cosmos SE. Based on the popular Cosmos design the more compact chassis now is available as an all black full tower, this chassis is just gorgeous to look at and has space for full size ATX motherboards, it comes with dark side panels and a whole lot of new innovations. Wanna have a peek ?
Cooler Master CM 690 III review
We review the Cooler Master CM 690 III chassis, a new upgrade over the popular CM 690 II mid-towers. The looks might be the same, but every little mishap of the previous series has been upgraded and fixed including the interior.
Cooler Master Eisberg 240L Prestige review
We test and review the Cooler Master Eisberg 240L Prestige, a 240mm Liquid cooler that is performing nicely in a LCS kit that can actually be upgraded. Can it keep up with similar Asetek based products and their own Seidon series ? Let's find out!
Cooler Master CM Storm Scout 2 Advanced review
We review the new Cooler Master CM Storm Scout 2 Advanced edition (Ghost White edition) chassis. And if you think it looks familiar, well it's because it is. The product we'll review today is the CM Storm Scout 2 aimed at you guys, the gamers. The product however has for 98% the DNA of the CM Storm Scout, just a little smaller hence why you probably recognize it.