Thermaltake Massive23 CS Gaming Notebook Cooler ReviewPropane -
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The Massive23 itself is matte black in color and has a mesh top. Through this mesh, an oversized 23cm fan is clearly visible. There is also a less obvious surface along the bottom that has a "stick" to it, presumably to keep the laptop from sliding off the cooler as easily. Also, the only logo visible from the front, a Thermaltake logo, can be seen on the lower right of the cooler.
The rear of the cooler sports another Thermaltake logo as well as several device controls. The controls include a power LED, a power port, and a Fan LED control button that allows the fan to cycle between its different color modes. The button is a simple push toggle and I thought it would feel cheap when used, but thanks to Thermaltake, the button actually feels pretty sturdy!
The side view of the Massive23 makes the incline of the product very visible. This incline helps airflow as well as the ergonomics of the keyboard. The incline of the Massive23 is very similar to other coolers, so no complaints there. On the bottom of the cooler, there really isn't much excitement, except that the fan is right there in plain view. The entire cooler looks well built, as can be seen in the bottom shot.
Another cool feature of the Massive23 CS is its ability to change fan colors on the fly. There are three solid-color modes (all shown below), two multi-color modes (one shown below), and an option to have there be no lights on the fan at all.