With a long history in the PC component market, Cooler Master is often a popular choice for any system builder. Their now legendary 212 cooler series has long been the go-to product for those looking for excellent price vs performance ratios, and the best starting point for anyone looking to upgrade from the often lacklustre stock coolers that come with their new CPU. Over the years, we’ve seen a few minor revisions to the 212 cooler design, and the latest comes with a few minor tweaks, as well as the addition of an LED fan, giving it a little extra visual flair and giving the consumer a little more value for money at the same time.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips