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Cooler Master Also Introduces MasterPlus+ Division at CES 2018

Cooler Master, a leader in design and manufacturing computer components and peripherals, is not just thinking about hardware these days. They will demonstrating how desktop PCs, with their new software, can become powerful hubs to customize a 'ole-room experience.Cooler Master's new software division, called MasterPlus+, has developed the first version of an application that will help users access, customize, and monitor their PCs and the owing list of devices that can connect to that central hub.

"It's from the inside to the out," said Danny Chen, head of the software team and Cooler Master's CTO. "Instead of just building smart systems around internal PC functions, we want to expand that smart control to the entire room and its devices."

Cooler Master Announces MasterWatt V and MasterWatt Maker at CES 2018

Cooler Master, a leading manufacturer of desktop components and peripherals, today announced the MasterWatt V and the MasterWatt Maker with cooler Master Connect v2.0 power supply units (PSU). The MasterWatt V series adds a new line of high quality, gold rated power supplies to Cooler Master's PSU library, while the MasterWatt Maker with Cooler Master Connect v2.0 revolutionizes what digital PSUs are capable of.

Cooler Master Debuts M800 Gaming Series

Cooler Master, a Taipei-based leader in designing and manufacturing computer components and gaming peripherals, will debut the M800 gaming series consisting of the MK850 and MK851 keyboards, MH850 headset, MM830 mouse, and the MP860 RGB dual sided mouse pad. The series provides the highest level of flash and expression while combining features such as Aimpad technology, hidden D-Pad, Focus FX, and precision wheels that work together across the series for the ultimate competitive gaming advantage.

"The M800 gaming series embodies the best of the best. We aimed to raise the bar with unique technology and features such as the collaboration with Aimpad, but also set the stage with a fresh level of design to ensure we deliver a premium gaming experience," says Bram Rongen, Senior Product Marketing Manager.

Cooler Master Continues to Redefine Liquid and Air Cooling

Cooler Master with 25 years of innovation in thermal design and production, unveils a wide range of cooling products that is set to redefine liquid and air cooling. There is the revolutionary design in heat transfer with the Heat Column that allows exceptional performance in low-profile coolers. Smart features such as thermal detection and addressable RGB LED in liquid and air coolers offer users many options from Cooler Master. And increase co-development cooling products, puts Cooler Master at the forefront of thermal design.

Break-Through Design in Heat Transfer for MasterAir G100M
The revolutionary unified design of the Heat Column combines the contact with the CPU with thermal conductivity and phase transition. The entire block of Heat Column (Ø41.2) is able to transfer a massive amount of heat away from the CPU in the shortest distance possible. This break-through design enables low profile design of the MasterAir G100M to reach TDP of 130W that matches performance of traditional heatsinks.

Cooler Master Announces a Plethora of New Cases

Cooler Master, a Taipei-based leader in designing and manufacturing computer components and gaming peripherals, announces their latest additions to the MasterCase and MasterBox series, as well as the refresh of the iconic Trooper SE and Stryker SE cases.

MasterCase H500M
Looks meet performance with the MasterCase H500M. Equipped with two, different, front panels the H500M allows users to swap between a mesh styled panel or a combination mesh and tempered glass panel, depending on preference for look or function. The mesh front panel supplies two 200mm addressable RGB fans with maximum airflow while the tempered glass option prioritizes aesthetics and compliments the rugged bar structure. The windowed PSU cover, cable covers, and support for radiators up to 360mm makes this case a perfect fit for any evolving dream build. Additionally, the front I/O of the MasterCase H500M is equipped with a Type-C USB port, four USB 3.0 ports and two 3.5mm jacks allowing users to connect all their devices without having to search for the needed space.

Cooler Master Announces MasterLiquid ML120L and ML240L RGB with Splitters

Cooler Master, a leader in PC components and peripherals, introduces RGB enabled all-in-one liquid cooling: MasterLiquid ML240L RGB and MasterLiquid ML120L RGB. Both models have full RGB effects on both the fan and pump, which comes with a controller and RGB splitter cable for quick setup or alternatively sync seamlessly with ASUS, MSI, Gigabyte and ASRock motherboards.

The ML240L RGB and ML120L RGB comes with the dual chamber RGB pump for increased reliability and provide a perfect balance of low noise levels at optimal performance. The aesthetic design of the low resistance radiator shows premium build and attached is the MasterFan MF120R RGB (2 included for the M240L RGB). The double layer tubing with sleeved on the outside and FEP on the inside for robust usage.

Cooler Master Announces MasterKeys MK750 Keyboard

Cooler Master, a global leader in designing and manufacturing computer components and peripherals, today announces its new performance focused mechanical gaming keyboard, the MasterKeys MK750. The new addition to its award winning lineup of gaming peripherals boasts a removable magnetic wristrest, four dedicated media keys, full RGB backlighting with an illuminating light bar, USB Type-C removable Cable and of course Cherry MX Mechanical Switches mounted to an anodized aluminum body. It's a pro-grade gaming keyboard perfect for the aspiring gamer looking for a pro-gaming experience.

"We wanted to further raise the bar so we designed a keyboard that harbors all of the fantastic existing features of our MasterKeys Pro line except now we added more elements that are needed for a competitive gaming set up such as dedicated media keys and removable wristrest for comfort," says Bram Rongen, Peripheral Sr. Product Marketing Manager.

Cooler Master MasterLiquid Maker 240 CPU Cooler Teased

Ahead of its launch, Cooler Master teased its upcoming high-end liquid CPU cooler, the MasterLiquid Maker 240. This cooler occupies the gray-area between closed-loop AIO coolers, and larger DIY kits that come in a knocked-down form, or which you buy piecemeal for the best combination. Some assembly is still required, but the kit is purpose-built for cooling one CPU out of the box. It comes with standard G 1/4 fittings, so you can expand it with a VGA block, or upgrade it with a bigger radiator later down the line.

The MasterLiquid Maker 240 features a CPU water-block, a 200 ml cylindrical reservoir+pump combo, a 240 mm x 120 mm copper radiator, two MasterFan Pro RGB 120 mm fans, coolant, and clear tubing. The cooler is purported to offer better performance than 240 mm AIO CLCs, and is yet expected to sell at a sub-$200 price-point.

Cooler Master Launches New 120, 140 mm RGB Fans, C10L Fan Controller

Cooler Master has quietly added to their product pages three new 120 mm Fan models, and two additional renditions of the same fans in 140 mm size. The new 120 mm fan models all belong to the MasterFan Pro product line, but are available with three different design philosophies according to users' particular needs: there's an AirFlow model, an AirPressure one, and a Air Balanced one. The names are pretty explicit as to the specific use cases easch fan has been designed for. All of these fan models come equipped with a Red, Blue, or RGB toggle built-in, so users get some measure of choice without acquiring the new C10L fan controller the company has also launched. There's also support for ASUS' Aura Sync, MSI's Mystic Light, ASRock's RGB, and Gigabyte's RGB Fusion software suites on select motherboards.

Cooler Master Reveals Their Vibrant RGB Hard Gaming Mousepad

Cooler Master launched the product page for their upcoming RGB Hard Gaming Mousepad, which is aimed at pro-level gamers. The mousepad's textured, low-friction hard surface was designed to work flawlessly with both optical and laser mice sensors. It also has five large rubber pads on the bottom, which help prevent the mousepad from slipping during intense gaming sessions. Cooler Master opted to use a braided cable for added durability.

The RGB Hard Gaming Mousepad comes with RGB lighting on the sides and on the Cooler Master logo as well. Users can choose from a palette of 16.7 million colors and nine different presets and effects to combine the mousepad's lighting with their other RGB peripherals. The touch sensitive button allows them to cycle through the LED backlight colors and modes.

Cooler Master Reveals Two New RGB CPU Coolers: The MasterAir MA410P, MA610P

Cooler Master has revealed two new tower coolers for their already extensive line-up, in the form of the MasterAir MA410P and MA610P. As the product names imply, the 410P is a slightly lower tier version of the 610P; however, both models share the same design philosophy with what Cooler Master is calling CDC (Continuous Direct Contact) 2.0 technology, which increases heatsink surface area by 45% compared to the first iteration of the technology.

The MasterAir MA410P is being hailed as the successor to the company's successful MasterAir Pro 4 CPU cooler, with four direct-contact copper heatpipes drawing heat from your CPU and through the fin array. A second fan can be added for a push-pull configuration, and a handy RGB controller ensures you'll be able to make it look exactly the way you want.

Cooler Master's ML120L and ML240L RGB CPU Coolers Sync Lighting To Motherboard

Cooler Master has released the new MasterLiquid ML120L and ML240L RGB all-in-one liquid CPU coolers, which sound similar to the existing MasterLiquid 120 and 240 AIO coolers, but differ in having RGB lighting which appears to be the new norm for flagship CPU coolers in 2017. The new coolers come equipped with pre-programmed RGB lighting effects on both the pump and fan(s), and this can also be monitored via the included controller. In addition, Cooler Master provides an RGB cable splitter to help integrate the lighting with compatible LED control software from motherboard makers including ASUS Aura Sync, GIGABYTE RGB Fusion, MSI Mystic Light Sync and ASRock's RGB LED Utility. Both the ML120L and the ML240L RGB are compatible with the newer AMD AM4 socket and Intel LGA2066 socket in addition to mainstream sockets from both CPU manufacturers. Notably however, support for AMD's Threadripper platform is missing. Both AIOs use a dual-chamber pump, sleeved FEP tubing, and MF120R air balance fans that claim to have silence and performance optimization in mind. The ML120L and the ML240L RGB coolers are currently available on Newegg via a third-party seller for $94.99 and $114.99 respectively. Click on the story for more specs.

Cooler Master Introduces MasterWatt PSU Series

Cooler Master, celebrating its 25th anniversary, today announces an expansion to their 80 PLUS Bronze certified line, MasterWatt. Cooler Master created the MasterWatt line for people seeking premium features in a Bronze efficiency power supply. This new line of power supplies offers an improved modular design, enhanced cables, and an innovative semi-fanless system. Inside, a dual forward / DC-to-DC circuit design ensures stable +12V output even in cross loading conditions. MasterWatt is the well-rounded successor to the classic GM series power supply line, widely sold around the world.

Collective feedback incorporated from around the world led to the development of specific features within the MasterWatt series. Cooler Master revised all the cables to accommodate larger cases and the trend of better cable management, resulting in cables that are 14% longer than previous generations. The MasterWatt series use more conductive PCIe cables that are 16AWG for less resistance, thus increasing efficiency of power delivery to graphics cards.

Cooler Master MasterBox MB600L, Liquid Cooling on a Budget

Unlike yesteryear when computer cases were limited to beige, or off-beige, for the adventurous, buyers today have a plethora of choices. The Cooler Master MasterBox MB600L, which is available with a choice of three different side trim colors (red, blue or gunmetal), as well as an optional optical disc drive (ODD) bay, reflects this greater attention to style. In addition to a neutral all-black background, the MB600L features a brushed front panel, PSU cover, an edge to edge transparent, acrylic side panel and sufficient space for routing cables.

Equal attention was paid to the case's interior design. The MB600L supports ATX, Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX motherboards, GPUs up to 16.14" (400mm), PSUs as long as 7.1" (180mm) and CPU coolers up to 6.3" (160mm) in height. Cooling options are equally plentiful. While there is only a single rear 120mm fan, the front can accommodate two 140mm fans, two 120mm fans (w. ODD) or three 120mm fans (w/o ODD). Radiators are limited to 280 mm, or 360mm if the ODD is not present. It is important to note that the maximum thickness, in the case of the latter, is 50mm without fans. All for the suggested retail price of $50 US, and you even get front and bottom dust filters. According to Cooler Master the case is available now, but none of the retailers I checked have listed it just yet.

Cooler Master to Release MasterCase H500P ATX Chassis on October 10th for $149

Cooler Master seems to be gearing up towards launch of their MasterCase H500P ATX Chassis on October 10th, according to a product listing on Newegg. The MasterCase H500P was first pictured during this year's Computex. It's being touted as the successor to Cooler Master's HAF (High AirFlow) cases, boasting of 2x 200 mm fans with RGB lighting as front intakes.

The MasterCase H500P has been stylized with a high quality, 3D-printed exoskeleton look, and features a built-in vertical installation slot for your 2-slot graphics card of choice (which could pose problems due to airflow restriction, though we should reserve judgement for now.) There are cable management covers, a side window made of tempered glass, a PSU shroud, and radiator support stands at 120 mm, 140 mm, 240 mm, 280 mm and 360 mm for the front of the chassis; 120 mm, 140 mm, 240 mm, 280 mm and 360 mm for the top (with a maximum thickness clearance of 55 mm), and a 120 mm or 140 mm radiator on the rear panel. Front ports include 2x USB 3.0/ 2x USB 2.0 and Audio In & Out. The Cooler Master MasterCase H500P ATX Chassis is now available for pre-order from Newegg for $149.

Asetek Loses Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Cooler Master

Asetek, a company known for designing water-cooling solutions for PC hardware that it sometimes licenses to other manufacturers, has lost a patent infringement lawsuit it had levied against Cooler Master. The lawsuit, which looked to impede the sale of Cooler Master products Nepton 120XL, Nepton 240M and Seidoen 120 V v.2, stated that Cooler Master was infringing on Asetek's European EP 1 923 771 patent, which describes a water cooling mechanism. This Asetek patent, filed in November 2004 and finally approved in May 2015, is in itself based on Asetek's older, US-bound patents.

However, The Hague's court has accepted Cooler Master's argument that they too have a similar patent to Asetek's, through a so-called "utility model" that already exists in China, which describes (and patents really show their problems here) the "operation of a water pumping engine device with chamber". The The Hague judge also invalidated Asetek's patent lawsuit on the basis that there was not enough inventiveness to it. Asetek and Cooler Master's legal battles aren't anything new; in 2015, a US-based court ordered Cooler Master to pay Asetek $600,000 for patent infringement. This time, it's the other way around, even though it was still Asetek that started the legal battle: the company now has to pay Cooler Master for their legal expenses, which amount to around €113,000 (~$134,204)

Cooler Master Announces MasterSet MS120 Gaming Combo

Cooler Master, a Taipei-based leader in designing and manufacturing computer components and peripherals announces the MasterSet MS120, a gaming keyboard with mem-chanical clicky switches paired with a mouse that has high quality Omron switches and ALPS encoder scroll wheel. "We created a keyboard that mirrors the highly popular mechanical Cherry MX Blue switches and made it affordable while maintaining functionality. We successfully pulled this off with the satisfying clicky feature on our newest mem-chanical switches" says Bram Rongen, Peripheral Marketing Manager.

The MasterSet MS120 is a great first step into gaming, with two tools to help elevate skills. First, it includes a durable keyboard outfitted with Mem-chanical "clicky" switches abandoning the mushiness of traditional membranes. Second, the combo comes with a durable mouse with Pixart optical sensor, adjustable on-the-fly DPI settings, and responsive pro-grade Omron switches. Its RGB capability adds personality and FN On-the-Fly Command keys add convenience wherever you go. This keyboard is equipped with everything a gamer needs to "Make Your Gaming Experience."

Cooler Master Announces MasterMouse MM520 and MM530 Gaming Mice

Cooler Master, a Taipei-based leader in designing and manufacturing computer components and peripherals launches two specific grip type mice, the MasterMouse MM530 tailored for the palm gripper and MasterMouse MM520 tailored for claw grips. Cooler Master's existing MasterMouse portfolio caters to the ambidextrous user and with these two additions Cooler Master has created an easy purchasing decision, one that allows the gamer to "Make Your Gaming Experience" through picking their specific grip type for better gaming. These mice are also two out of the four new products that exhibit the company's refreshed logo.

"We created two new mice for gamers that are looking for comfortable, right-handed grips. One designed for palm grip and the other for claw grip, but both fully packed with quality features and performance to step up your game," says Bram Rongen, Peripheral Product Marketing Manager.

Cooler Master Announces MasterPulse MH320 Gaming Headset

Cooler Master, a Taipei-based leader in designing and manufacturing computer components and peripherals releases a new closed-back ear cup gaming headset, the MasterPulse MH320. Whether you're a marathon gamer looking for versatile sound options or a casual gamer looking for an all-around headset, the MasterPulse MH320 is the perfect gaming companion.

"We designed this headset with gaming in mind so we made the headset lightweight to ensure comfort for hours on end, coming in at only 280 grams. We didn't make any compromises on quality though and the MH320 has a self-adjusting headband with a steel support structure," says Bram Rongen, Peripheral Product Marketing Manager.

Cooler Master Announces Support for AMD Ryzen Threadripper and Socket TR4

Cooler Master has announced support for AMD Ryzen Threadripper and Socket TR4 for its AIO liquid CPU coolers through the usage of a mounting kit (RL-TR4B-MLLS-R1). The list of compatible coolers includes the MasterLiquid 240 and 120, MasterLiquid 240L RGB, MasterLiquid 120L RGB, Lite 240 and Lite 120.

AMD's latest HEDT CPUs offers up to 16 cores and 32 threads which reaches up to 180 watt TDP with the flagship 1950X. Cooler master says AMD's Threadripper CPUs will require top notch cooling, and that Cooler Master's dual chamber cooling presents itself as a perfect option made possible through "the unique cooling process which isolates the heated coolant from the cooled to maximize the results of the cooling of the processor."

AMD Publishes List of Threadripper Compatible Coolers

AMD has published a list of coolers that are officially compatible with their upcoming Threadripper CPUs. It's no surprise there needs to be a compatibility list - the new CPUs top out at 16-core, 32-thread monsters which have never before graced the HEDT space, with an accompanying large CPU die size and heatsink. The socket being an entirely new affair, a new retention kit must also be made available by cooler manufacturers.

AMD itself will be offering an Asetek retention kit for AIO cooling solutions on their Threadripper retail packaging, which should make most Asetek-built AIOs to be compatible with the TR4 socket. These coolers are automatically added to the list. However, there may be some other coolers that are compatible with the newest socket that are not listed on AMD's site as of yet. For those cases, AMD reminds us all that we should check with our cooling solution manufacturer whether an adapter is available or not, and whether our current cooling solution is sufficient for the task at hand. Other coolers are now receiving mid-production updates after a certain date to include the compatible mounting hardware. Check the source link for the AMD compatibility page, and the below image for the current state of affairs.

AMD Begins Offering Wraith Max Cooler Through Retail Channels - $59

AMD has announced full and immediate retail availability of their Wraith Max cooler through retail channels. The 140 W TDP Wraith Max cooler was previously only available through a bundle with AMD's top of the line Ryzen 7 1700X and 1800X. However, through popular demand, AMD have decided to make that cooler available solo. Ease of installation through AMD's Spring-Screw mechanism, jolly good looks, LED lighting, relatively silent performance (38 dBa) and respectable performance seem to have been enough to convince AMD users.

The Wraith Max cooler is compatible with AMD AM4, AM3+, and FM2 motherboards. The RGB ring's color can be customized through a myriad of RGB control apps from various manufacturers, such as Asus' Aura Sync, Gigabyte's RGB Fusion, MSI's Mystic Light, Biostar's Vivid LED DJ, and ASRock's RGB LED tools. AMD also offers the AMD Wraith Max RGB lighting control software (powered by Cooler Master) as a free download. The Wraith Max comes with both a USB header cable and an RGB LED header to control the lighting feature. A copper base plate and heatpipes, along with pre-applied thermal paste and a 92mm Cooler Master fan. The down-blowing fan also provides an extra bit of cooling for the socket area and VRMs. Perhaps the $59 price-tag will turn some prospective buyers off, but still, this remains the best stock cooler option in the market, and for someone who wants to keep an AMD cooling identity, is the best available option.

Cooler Master Launches Enthusiast PBT Keycap Mechanical Keyboards

Cooler Master, a leader in design and manufacturing computer components and peripherals today announced the launch of two new keyboards, the MasterKeys S and MasterKeys L. Both additions come fully equipped with Genuine Cherry MX switches, on-the-fly- adjustment capabilities, iconic minimalistic bezel design, and PBT keycaps.

The MasterKeys PBT series is everything you like about the MasterKeys line, enhanced for a superior typing experience. It has the build-in hybrid N-key rollover, and genuine German Cherry MX switches we all know and love for their durability, accuracy, and tactile satisfaction. Cooler Master has added extra thick 1.5mm PBT keycaps, the king of all keycaps. Wear and tear, smoothing, or fading of keys are a thing of the past thanks to these durable PBT keycaps. And for the gamers out there, there is a pack of 7 extra red keycaps included to accent the 'gaming' keys. Additionally, with Cooler Master's exclusive on-the-fly system, you can switch layouts, from QWERTY, Dvorak or Wokrman and even switchable OS Modifiers from Windows, Mac or Linux. All through the use of simple On-the-Fly key shortcuts that do not require supplemental software.

Cooler Master Launches MasterKeys Pro L NVIDIA Edition Keyboard

Cooler Master, a leader in design and manufacturing computer components and peripherals has teamed up with NVIDIA to create and launch an NVIDIA edition keyboard for gamers and NVIDIA fans. The MasterKeys Pro L NVIDIA Edition provides luminous green LED backlighting combined with the best responsive feeling that gamers have come to love. The keyboard is equipped with Cherry MX Red Switches, multiple LED lighting modes, on-the-fly macros, and profile support all in the simplistic design everyone loves topped with custom NVIDIA keycaps.

The NVIDIA Edition MasterKeys Pro L is dressed with three custom NVIDIA keycaps and a white steel back plate that aids the radiant green LEDs shine bright and true. Users can conveniently customize preset lighting modes without software including wave, responsive effects, breathing and have on-the-fly macro and profile support available to them.

Cooler Master Showcases the Cosmos C700P on Cosmos Line's 10th Anniversary

Cooler Master celebrated 25 years of excellence recently, and took to the Computex 2017 stage to announce the much awaited successor to the Cosmos line of PC cases. The new Cosmos C700P is a concept case of their re-imagining of the Cosmos line of premium cases, and takes on the DNA of Cooler Master's Master Concept 2.0 modularity - the motherboard tray itself is removable for increased comfort in putting your rig together, and they even give you the possibility to invert the motherboard tray.
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