SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina display Cinco workstation
SVALT is a mission driven company that makes high-performance, hyper-niche, right-to-repair and modular products locally in Portland, Oregon, USA while focusing on human community connections and sustainability (see About page). SVALT’s founder Chad obsesses over designing these extreme products, cares deeply about local fabricator relationships, and enjoys personally connecting with every customer (contact us). What follows are testimonials that customers have generously shared from around the world. We couldn’t do this without our wonderfully kind customers that have generously recommended our products and have allowed us to divert funds from paid advertisements and promotions into designing innovative products and using local fabrication with a focus on sustainability.

Cooling Stands Cooling Docks

Customer Testimonials for Cooling Stand laptop models (Sx, SRx, SxN, SRxN)

customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) music production workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) music production workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Larry Benjamin with 15-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“I just wanted to get back to you and report how wonderful I think your product is!! I hooked it up in my studio and put my 15" laptop on it and opened up a ProTools session which would normally have the Apple fans screaming on the whole time and loudly and the passive and active heat dissipation from the SVALT Cooling Stand works so well. I'm using it on the low setting and it's doing a beautiful job of keeping the 6 core i9 quiet. This is important for what I do as the room needs to be quiet. I'm using a powerful mini-split air conditioner on its lowest setting to cool the room so there's nothing to hide behind and the stand is performing well! I also like the ergonomics as I have an external keyboard and trackball hooked up anyway. The stand raises the height to a more comfortable one for sound mixing/editing.

I really do appreciate the design, skill and care that went into this product. It's like what I do for a living...there are younger mixers with less experience that'll be cheaper. This product is the result of your years of expertise and experience specifically dealing with these problems and not just some good looking stand that isn't so functional such as what's offered elsewhere. While money is tight, I have no problem parting with it if it does the job well and it does. Plus, it looks great in the studio to be proudly displayed on my desk for clients.”

customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) photography production workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) photography production workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Rolan Wong with 15-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photos above), a Pacific Northwest photographer and digitech (checkout his website and Instagram @RolanWong):

“The Svalt Cooling Stand S Pro is one of my must have accessories for my 15” Macbook Pro with the upgraded 8 core I-9 processor. I use this beautiful cooling stand whenever possible. Most of my time I use my workstation in my home office but there are times that I am working on location. I am usually working in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Phase One Capture One, or several Focus Stacking Software. These programs definitely push my Macbook Pro to the limits at times & that equates to more heat. This heat means the lifespan of my Macbook Pro will be shortened. More importantly performance will take a hit from this heat produced from the processor & graphics card. From a performance perspective, I feel the value of purchasing a Svalt product is a no brainer.

A fellow photographer turned me on to Svalt while we were shooting on location. I can say that after using the Svalt Cooling Stand S Pro for a long while now, there is no going back for me. I usually have the fan set on high. There are three modes, Off, Low, & High. I am usually streaming music while working so the sound of the fan is not a concern for me. Something I have noticed though, is the Svalt fan on high is much quieter than the built-in fans of the Macbook Pro.

Chad & his team nailed it in terms of design. It looks & feels like this is something that Apple could have & should have designed. The color & materials used fit seamlessly in my opinion. It’s a beautiful conversation starter piece. Whenever I’m on a photography set on location, it does start a conversation about my setup. Where this Svalt Cooling Stand S Pro places my Macbook Pro Screen is very ergonomic. I always have at least one external monitor with me to work from when I’m on location so being able to use the Macbook Screen on location is a nice bonus. At the end of day, my neck is not killing me like it would without this stand.

The Svalt Cooling Stand S Pro is very easy to break down & put back together. So much so that I am thinking about purchasing another one to keep in my on-location kit.

I’ve had several interactions with Chad who is the CEO of Svalt & I can say this is an awesome individual who stands behind his products & cares about his customers' experience. Anyone who is on the fence about purchasing any Svalt products, I would say this is a necessary investment that will pay for itself in no time.”

customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Jan Rivera (see signature below) with 16-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photo above):

“Just wanted to let you know that I received the stand a few days ago. It works great! There is a noticeable help with thermals as the computer's temperature, (including the chassis!), is substantially better. To be honest, opening the DAW feels "safe" now where the heat used to make me feel uneasy before. The S Pro is really well constructed and I loved how easy it was to set up. The fan is extremely quiet in its low setting and exceedingly efficient in its highest one. You did a great job with the design and the quality just shows. I absolutely love it. Thanks so much for all of your help and walking me through my questions. I deeply appreciate it!”

Jan Rivera
Musician: Instagram, Website
Author - Advanced Rhythmic Concepts for Guitar: Amazon, Website
Curriculum Designer/Writer/On-set performance consultant for Fender Guitar’s Fender Play

customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Joseph J. with 16-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photo above):

“Just received the first S Pro. Very nice engineering and design work, including packaging. Respect! For sure it clearly shows your approach to design, material and sustainability. Great product. Fan noise is not audible on the low setting. Perfect!… Thanks a lot for the great product.”

customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Douglas G. with 15-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photo above):

“Due to the current pandemic, I have switched to working from home. Much of this work includes running a second 4k monitor while streaming presentations over video conferencing. I found that my MacBook Pro was continuously running hot and would often crash during presentations. After acquiring a Svalt Cooling Stand S Pro, my computer runs much cooler and doesn't crash anymore.

I usually set it on the low speed, and the fan is super quiet. I prefer quiet, but during a long meeting I might decide to turn it up. The packaging and build quality is nice. I like it’s weight, makes it feel more grounded and it stays put when you click on the button. I also like the combined power and fan speed controls. Air deflector could be nice to install for a person that doesn’t like the air flow but I run hot so I don’t mind it. Adjustable feet levelers are nice but I didn’t need those, desk is super flat. Cable straps to hide cords make sense.

Thank you svalt!”

customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Andreas R. with 16-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photo above):

“Wow, I’m still surprised how you do this??? I threw over the last month a lot of money into my equipment starting from different USB-C hubs, eGPU’s and things but my Notebook kept getting super noisy on easiest tasks and once a webex started, it felt {like} a spaceship was starting straight next to me and the performance degraded.

Now, the MacBook is next to me on LOW fan level and so far no issues. You definitely have to do much much more advertisement for your amazing work. I found by coincidence a link to SVALT. We keep saying “Doing Good and Talk about it!!”

Congratulations again on this product. Thank you for making my work environment so so much better!!!”

Followup email after receiving the new laptop arm and pad upgrade:

“Thank you so much for getting the new arms so quickly to me!!

Wow, what can I say… you did it again. I measured all my heat measures over the last week and can fairly see that on all indicators I got the machine in average down by 2 degrees Celsius. That’s a lot….

I identified that one of the major heat areas are the thunderbolts because of the external graphic card and all my devices connected. A small tuning with the rubber feet did the trick (picture). I use only one rubber {foot} at the end to extend the flow to the Thunderbolts.

Thank you so much for inventing and building this ESSENTIAL MacBook Pro accessory. Something every power user needs to have.”

customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from D. H. with 16-inch MacBook Pro (see customer posted photo above):

“It arrived yesterday and am really very happy. It is a very stunning stand and the quality and design exceeds by far my expectations! Cant thank you enough, all the best.”

customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Eric T. posting with 16-inch MacBook Pro (see customer posted photo above):

“What a fantastic product, the SVALT Cooling Stand arrived today! My new 16" MacBook Pro was (over)heating all the time, but not anymore! THX”

customer Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from James B. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“I love the S Pro, it was exactly what I was searching for. This is pretty much the only stand on the market with a fan! Genius. Build quality is fantastic too.

I am an artist, although I’m professionally a developer. The MBP is used primarily for things like docker/vscode, and photoshop and clip studio paint. The docker workload can effortlessly get all cores up to 100% so the svalt fan is a huge help.”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from a computational scientist with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“I recently purchased the SVALT Cooling Stand S Pro directly from the SVALT website to provide additional cooling for my 16 inch Macbook Pro. The unit arrived quickly and only needed a quick assembly to get up and running. Preliminary tests showed an increase in boost clock of about 0.30 GHz with the fan running at max speed, and this under heavy load with all the cores working at near 100% capacity. Performing demanding simulations on a daily basis, every bit of extra performance can make a huge difference over time. I have tried several cheap, plastic cooling stands in the past but was not seeing any measurable difference in the performance of my laptop at the time. Hence, I had given up on this idea until I came across the SVALT website. In addition to the cooling performance, the beautiful design is an added bonus and matches perfectly with my Macbook Pro. The unit is very sturdy unlike many other cooling stands, and the fan noise is very reasonable and does not bother me at all.

Finally, Chad, founder and CEO of SVALT, reached out to me personally by email to ask about my experience setting up and using the product. He was very helpful answering some of the questions I had and seemed very passionate and concerned about the quality and performance of his products.

In conclusion, I highly recommend this and other SVALT products to anyone looking to combine great cooling performance and sleek design, along with excellent customer service.”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Claude Volery, a management and sales coach at plus sept with MacBook Pro:

“Last week, my cooling stand arrived early morning in Switzerland…. Of course, I immediately opened the box and prepared my S Pro, which I was able to use immediately for my long video conference.

I had read on various websites that your cooling stands are really exceptional. However, I must say that my S Pro is even better than I expected (and I’m a very demanding person!), I’m really impressed. You made a perfect product, from the package to the installation, not to mention the dynamic, serious, professional design. It’s really fantastic, right down to the labels on the screw bags and the foam in the packaging.

I sincerely congratulate you for your incredible work and I hope you have/will have the success you deserve.

Thank you very much again for being so fast in preparing my order.”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Ron B.:

“I just wanted to thank you for the SVALT cooling stand that you shipped to the Netherlands during the past week. I wanted to let you know that I was very impressed, by it being delivered from Portland to the Netherlands within 72 hours during a global pandemic… thank you!

Also the very obvious massive amount of effort and attention to detail that you put in to the product is greatly appreciated - from the awesome packaging to the extreme build quality of the product - it is truly amazing and deserves to be highlighted. As an entrepreneur myself it is very refreshing to see sustainable, great quality products still being made, opposed to so much cheap crap out there that just clutters up the planet.

Again, know your product is safe and sound in use Europe and is greatly being enjoyed (and is very “cool”) :-)”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from N.W. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“I really appreciate the thoughtfulness and design that have gone into the laptop stand. It’s beautiful and keeps my laptop cool.

I have a 16” MacBook Pro that tends to overheat when plugged into a display. I’ve needed something to cool it down. There aren’t other fan-based stands (or docks) that really have the fit I’m looking for. And really, there are very few other stands with fans anyway.

You should consider selling this through Apple. It’s a high-quality product. The packaging and instructions were also thoughtful.

I’ve worked in tech for the last five years. I really appreciate when people put care into their work. You and your team have really shown your care.”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from R. U.:

“That was quick! It arrived this morning, it's now assembled and doing a great job.

It's a true thing of beauty - from the packaging, through the unboxing and assembly to it now in situ. Really high quality feel all over.

My Mac is nice and cool and the incline of the keyboard and height are also absolutely perfect! No more crick in the neck for me!

Great work!”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Darren H. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“Already in love with this thing. Such great work. It looks great, feels great, does great job. I’m so glad you’re making this product… It’s amazing work.”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Dude with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“Thank you so much for being so thoughtful, Chad. I could tell you've poured your soul into this product. Your website is also great! I just played a couple of games on my maxed out MacBook Pro 16 and the machine fan didn't even kick in haha… love everything about my SVALT. Thanks again for creating such an awesome product!”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) customer with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“I am quit pleased with the cooling stand. Allows me to keep my MacBook Pro 16” cool while running two 26” external monitors. The setup wasn’t too bad. It is very nicely designed — sturdy and looks good. Very consistent with Mac look and attention to detail.

As a long time laptop user, I was not aware while my laptop’s fan’s kept kicking on. Once, I did some research and found your product, I read the overview of why cooling is so important. Made perfect sense. I run the S Pro’s fan on low. Turn if off at end of day. Rarely do laptop’s fans kick up.

I am a big fan of the product. You should be proud of what you designed. Thanks for designing such a thought out product. I think you are ahead of the market as laptop users start to use multiple large screens.”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Brian R. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“Overall, you nailed it out of the park, again! It works really well at cooling the machine down. The fans actually blow so hard it makes my hands incredibly cold. Aesthetically, it's beautiful and everyone I've worked with who's come over has asked about it. Kudos to that! Anyway, it's a great product, with the exception of the airflow making my hands super cold!" {Note that customer has now installed Air Deflector included with S Pro to resolve cold hands issue.}

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from M. M.:

“So far, I'm liking the stand. Just having the laptop sit open on it drops the temps enough to make a difference when pegging the CPU cores during compile cycles. Your attention to detail is top-notch. I can tell this is real passion project for you.”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from Mike G. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“I can def see how much cooler my mac is running via my istat app. Love the product man! And def love your thorough and prompt responses to everything from the start. It's all very much appreciated. Will spread word of your amazing products as best I can.”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from dh:

“Got the Stand Pro w/ the noctua -- Very nice! Packaging is very nice! Surprised to see independents go the extra mile on that these days. Already recommended the device to many people.”

Cooling Stand (SxG17) testimonial from K. K.:

“I am amazed on how it keeps my Apple MacBook Pro cool and the amount of air that comes from the fan. I wished it came with instructions… {Note that initial orders shipped without printed guide, which subsequent and current orders include} I loved that it is perfect eye level, and glad I spent lots of time searching the internet to find something that was physically made for an Apple product. I had a 5 cooling fan but was plastic and it always kept falling down. Thank you for creating, designing it and making it. It was worth the money.”

SVALT Cooling Stand Pro (S Pro) with MacBook Pro 16-inch
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Customer Testimonials for Cooling Stand Mac Mini models (SxM, SRxM)

customer Cooling Stand Mini (S Mini) workstation with current generation Mac Mini
Cooling Stand (SxG17M) testimonial from Mihai M. with a current generation Mac Mini (see customer photo above):

“Just wanted to let you know the stand got here yesterday and today I set it up. Everything, from the packaging to the tools you put in to the actual stand itself speak about the amount of thought you have put into the design of this product and I want to congratulate you for that. I’m attaching a picture with the final setup.

Update: I had a 5-hour screen sharing session yesterday while working in Photoshop, 20k x 10k pixels file with around 3k layers. Using the Mini with the bottom lid off and the stand on high speed, I had the Mini running at 4+GHz the entire time with its fan at the minimum RPM! It was barely warm to the touch. So glad I bought your product!”

Cooling Stand (SxG17M) testimonial from Ian Gina Barnett‎'s Facebook posting with Mac Mini:

"This is indeed a great product, I am very happy with the S Mini stand. Prompt shipping & great communication. The packaging, quality, and appearance are all excellent. The operation & cooling are perfect, the 2018 Mini now runs much cooler, especially under high workload. I did remove the bottom cover from the Mini to facilitate cooling, not a difficult thing to do as I had previously upgraded the ram myself."

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Customer Testimonials for Cooling Dock heatsink models (DHCR, DHC, DH, DHCx)

Cooling Dock (DHCR 4th gen with performance metal coupling) testimonial from S.S. with M3 MacBook Air:

“Hi Chad, I just got my svalt DHCR last night and wanted to let you know that I appreciate the work that went into crafting something so cool and functional!

I got a new macbook air M3 about two weeks ago and bought the Svalt because I was concerned about heat throttling. I don't do a lot of intensive tasks but this machine was designed to replace a desktop and a laptop and I feared I had underestimated how much of an effect not having any fans would affect the performance. Especially because I was planning on closing the lid when docked.

While I was waiting for the Svalt, I got used to having the macbook open on the side and was concerned I wouldn't really see much benefit to the Svalt with a closed macbook vs just an open macbook air.

I was wrong. Attached are my Cinebench scores which show about a 16% increase on the GPU and 30% increase on the multicore with the macbook air closed & resting on the Svalt DHCR vs open on my desk. Additionally while it did still get hot it never crossed 112 degrees Celsius (short bursts) vs 116 degrees and higher sustained temps overall when open on my desk. It would also cool down MUCH faster to the base level when I had it snug in its new cradle.

Thanks again for a great product”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 4th gen with performance metal coupling) testimonial from A.K. with MacBook Air:

“Thanks for the note! And hats off to you, the DHCR is both beautiful and functional. Really improved my MacBook Air's performance under load.”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 3rd gen with FxB22) testimonial from A.N. with 16-inch MacBook Pro (2023 M2 Max):

“I've been using the SVALT DHCR3 for a couple of days now and I must say that besides looking good it actually works! Lower temps in passive mode and absolutely chilling with the noctua fan turned on! Had to check if I was actually running the compiler... so big fat A+”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 2nd gen) testimonial from M.P. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“DHCR arrived this morning and wow it looks very cool, more than it seemed on the website as you told! And it works reeeally well!… Best of luck for the launch! I’ll spread the word around cause you and your creations deserve all the best!
Ps: the packaging was very cool and I love all the care you put in make it eco-friendly!”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 2nd gen with FxB22) testimonial from D.M.:

“I am very happy with my order, looks good on my desk and does exactly what is promised.
Can I add, loved the level of detail for quality, on every aspect of the product and box etc.”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 2nd gen) testimonial from J.P.:

“Hi there, First off, I absolutely love my 2nd Gen DHCR dock. It's rare case of something that is both incredible at it's job and a stunningly beautiful item. I just saw the email about about new products and went the upgrade page where I read about the right to repair philosophy & passing features to older products where possible, which has made me a customer for life!”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 2nd gen) testimonial from D.M.:

“I am very happy with my order, looks good on my desk and does exactly what is promised.
Can I add, loved the level of detail for quality, on every aspect of the product and box etc.”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 2nd gen) testimonial from S.R. with MacBook Pro:

“Thanks Chad - they are working great! Def using less internal mac fans…”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 2nd gen) testimonial from J.F. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“Thanks so much Chad, I think I got it set up well now! I read all the material, thank you for that and your advice. It's a really cool device and it kept my laptop cool all day. Great product!”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 2nd gen) testimonial from K.I. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“So the product is very nice and cool! My PC and CPUs are no heating since the DHCR used :)”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 1st gen) testimonial from S.C. with MacBook Pro:

“I just want to follow up and say how F*CKING AMAZING this thing is.
Before, my fan was running at 5400rpm and my temp was in the 70C's. Now fan doesn’t go over 2,000 and my temp is ~58C”

Cooling Dock (DHCR 1st gen) testimonial from J.B. with Lenovo X1 Extreme Gen 5:

“I'm using the Svalt with a Lenovo X1 Extreme Gen 5 and I'm able to use the laptop completely passively (i.e. without the fans turning on) while doing low-load work, so it's working really well.”

Cooling Dock (DHCR and DH 2nd gen) testimonial from C.A.:

“Sounds good! Your stands are awesome {DHCR}, and when doing some heavy-duty financial modeling they keep my laptop from overheating! This one {additional DH2} I am just keeping at my folk's place where I spend relatively little time, so nice to have, but not had essential for cooling as the other two. :-)”

Cooling Dock (DHC 3rd gen with FxB22) testimonial from A.L. with 14-inch MacBook Pro (2023 M3 Max) and Touch Bar 16-inch:

“I’ve been testing out the DHC I received on my m3 max MacBook 14 in as well as my older i9 MacBook 16, and I’ve been loving it!. Especially on the newer MacBook.
It keeps the fans quieter for much longer even if the cpu starts reaching a high temperature, and from the few benchmarks I tried running, it seems like on my newer one it’s removed the gotten rid of the thermal throttling altogether! Super impressed with the product man, especially when I feel how much heat it’s pulled from the body.”

Cooling Dock (DHC 1st gen with Fx) testimonial from A.W. with MacBook Pro:

“The Svalt is by far the most amazing piece of metal I've ever bought! ...I swapped out the medium speed one {FxR17} for the high speed one {FxW20}, I was surprised how quiet they both are compared to the built-in fans on the MacBook Pro.”

Cooling Dock (DH 1st gen) testimonial from Ryan C. (Atomic Industry and Gear Journal) with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“This thing is seriously ridiculous… built like a brick shit house… VERY impressed man. Thanks so much.”

Instagram posting:
“Expensive, but if you work your MacBook as hard as I do, it's worth every damned penny. It's built with obvious passion, looks fantastic, and just works. I'm super happy with my purchase.”

Cooling Dock (DH 1st gen) testimonial from Paul V. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“So far, so good. As someone who still runs an older Mac Pro, but has been using his MacBook Pros more and more for heavy lifting, I was curious. I have previously been using a 12 South stand and have had the MBPro in clamshell mode, but with the intake at the top, then run a small computer fan at all times on it. So far, so good with your setup. I was dubious at first that it would achieve real thermal cooling due to the rubber bumper. I figured there would have to be metal to metal contact to really dissipate the heat, but it seems to be working.”

Cooling Dock (DHCxB22) testimonial from J.V. with MacBook Pro:

“Man, this device works like a charm; it's beautiful. This piece is so sturdy... It is solid and absolutely well-made. No doubt it will outlast my MacBook and give a warm welcome to my next upgrade when the time comes.”

Cooling Dock (DHCxR17) testimonial from J.H. with PS laptop:

“Damn, this is a nice product!... I will be putting the product through its paces in the coming weeks (I do a lot of image processing and video conferencing for my work in Radiation Oncology). This is MUCH quieter and quite a bit cooler (based upon touch) than what I was previously using to keep my system running smoothly...

Yes, this is definitely a quality product and I can tell that you put your heart and soul into the product! I will definitely be recommending your products to my friends and colleagues... ”

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Customer Testimonials for Cooling Dock updated original models (Dx, D1 Pro, D2 Pro)

customer Cooling Dock Pro (D2 Pro) workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (Dx) testimonial from Ryan S. with @DrinkPhocus using a 15-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photo above):

“I’ve used a Hengedock for years and had no idea it was essentially completely blocking one of the fans until I saw the illustrations of how the fans work on your website. Wish I had this cooling dock since I started using external monitors. Thought you might be interested in the technical details. Not a tech reviewer, so this won’t be very scientific.

My computer is definitely not designed for how I use it. Had to be a laptop for working on the road, I’m deep in the Apple ecosystem, and frankly I love Apple’s hardware (touch pad quality, sound of the keyboard, etc). I will probably upgrade in 2021, but for right now trying to avoid dropping 6K on the latest MacBook with all the options {Radeon VII eGPU}.

I’ve been testing the temps by running FCPX, Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign and +80mb excel files with tons of macros - all at the same time. I’m running my SVALT on the highest setting. I’m getting CPU 44-55 degrees Celsius and GPU 37- 49 (most of my demanding apps are set to prefer my external GPU). I monitor the internal temps with Fanny app (guessing its accurate). I didn’t record the temps before, but from what I can remember I’d say I’m running between 13 & 25 degrees cooler depending on the load.

Closed all those apps, just sending some emails now and look at the fan RPMs and Temps - incredible {left and right fans running at minimum speed, CPU at 39C and GPU at 36C}. Also running Geekbench app to measure compute and GPU benchmarks. All of my results for the internal components are now outpacing the average for this model macbook. I have taken really good care of this computer so it always performed a slightly better than the average, but now the benchmarks are even better (not earth-shattering, but definitely making a difference).”

customer Cooling Dock Pro (D2 Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
customer Cooling Dock Pro (D2 Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
customer Cooling Dock Pro (D2 Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
customer Cooling Dock Pro (D2 Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (Dx) testimonial from Kevin S. with 16-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“I study electrical engineering in Germany and due to COVID-19 we had and still have online classes. So I decided to arrange a nice workspace for me that is aesthetically pleasing but is also functional. I was looking for an eye catcher and new innovations. After I did some researches I found the Dock from Svalt for my MacBook. What really impressed me with this product is that it’s cooling my MacBook. We all know how heated it can get if you use it for a long time. The dock is cooling my MacBook active and passive so that the internal fan can work with a lower fan speed than before. A bonus for me as well was that the Apple logo is well shown not like with other brands. The design is really nice.

You won’t find anything comparable on the market right now. I’m really happy with my purchase and highly recommend it!!

The customer service is amazing as well! Chad checked up on me and made sure that I have no questions left.”

customer Cooling Dock DxB16 workstation with 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (DxB16) testimonial from D.Z. with 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“I received the SVALT unit {Cooling Dock DxB16}, and have it implemented with my existing Intel i9-based MBP 2019.

First impressions: It is amazing how much cooler this keeps my device. Previously, I was limited on how many apps I could run simultaneously on my MBP before the CPU temp (CPU PECI) spiked up to concerning values - i.e. above 85-90 digress C, or even higher. I had to eliminate running some apps until I actually needed them due to this in the past, as I get concerned about CPU temps running that high for an extended timeframe. Now with the SVALT unit {Cooling Dock model DxB16}, I can run all of these apps at the same time, and more in fact, and the CPU PECI temp never seems to run above approx. 80 degrees C. Very impressive, never seen this before {see graph}.

I’ll continue to update as I get more run-time in with the unit. First impressions very positive, though! :-)”

customer Cooling Dock Pro (DxBLK Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (DxB16) testimonial from I. O. with 16-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photo above):

“Excellent product, even better service. I ordered my first SVALT product some months ago and unfortunately I never received it simply because the shipping company lost it. However, thanks to that I got the chance to get in touch with the support service of SVALT who were incredible at chasing the shipping company relentlessly. Even the CEO got personally involved. I ended up being refunded and ordering a new one which arrived to my office in Spain three days later.

The product (DxBLK Pro) is just great. Not only delivers what is promised (efficient and amazingly silent cooling) but it is also very well designed and it is manufactured using top quality materials. In summary, it is a top quality product, a very useful piece of equipment to extend the live of your hardware and it is also nice to have in your office.”

customer Cooling Dock Pro (D2 Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
customer Cooling Dock Pro (D2 Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (Dx) testimonial from Keith I. with 16-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“I’m really glad I came across this solution, as I was impressed with the computers performance, but not with it’s heat management.  This dock matches everything perfectly, with a near perfect color and texture match to the space grey finish of the MBP.  Right now typing this email with the dock on Auto mode, and the fan is quiet enough that I wouldn’t know it was running if I hadn’t just check to make sure it was.  In some testing with Premiere Pro and rendering video, the computer stays roughly 20 Degrees F cooler, and when put under stress, is actually able to perform better than it did previously, as it is no longer maxing out CPU temp and throttling down performance.  So far, I really couldn’t ask for more.  The whole process was exceptional, with incredible email support for all of my questions answered quickly and in great detail.”

customer Cooling Dock Pro (D2 Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (Dx) testimonial from J. C. Hutchins with 16-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“The product arrived safe and sound, and works like a dream. I’m very glad that I invested the extra money to upgrade from the fixed-speed D1 to the D2 Pro. Unlike the D1, this model’s fan is often so quiet I can scarcely hear it … and when the computer starts to chug, the fan adapts, just as promised. It’s perfect. {note that the new Pro models have freer airflow so that the D1 Pro is noticeably quieter compared to the original D1 Legacy as the result of less restricted cooling airflow}

I’m smitten by the D2 Pro, Chad. It surpasses my expectations. Please extend my gratitude to your team of fabricators; they (and you) are doing worthy work, and creating products that are both artful and practical.

Thanks again for the world-class customer service and the lively correspondence. It’s been a joy learning more about your products, and a little about you along the way!”

customer Cooling Dock Pro (D2 Pro) workstation with 16-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (Dx) testimonial from Riccardo S. with 16-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“Hey Chad - all setup and working well, works 100%. Excuse the rats nest of cables, setup the eGPU yesterday so haven't had a chance to tidy it up, but once that's done this will make for a much neater desk!”

customer Cooling Dock DxB16 workstation with 2021 14-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (DxB16) testimonial from D.H. with 2021 14-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“Hello Chad! I’ve had my SVALT Dx Pro cooling dock {DxB16} for almost a week now and I love it. My MBP 14” rests perfectly on it and it frees up a lot of desk space.”

Cooling Dock (Dx) testimonial from Rod T. with 16-inch MacBook Pro:

“Please feel free to use my email in any way that helps SVALT. The more Mac owners that have the opportunity to use your products the happier and healthier they and their Macs will be, in my view:

After a few months using the D2 {D2n Pro} on my 8-core i9 MBP, just a quick note to say a heartfelt thanks for a cooling product that actually works.

Before the SVALT, simple tasks like web browsing would get the fans screaming after just a few minutes, and the body of the laptop would feel seriously, worryingly hot.

I tried several laptop cooling pads, none of which seemed to make much, if any, difference at all.

But with the SVALT in play I can, for example, run a full anti-virus scan or video render with all cores properly active simultaneously, and the MBP fans stay quiet as a mouse, whilst the body of the laptop stays cooool.

My MBP suddenly feels like a product that has a lifetime that could be measured in years rather than months.

Many thanks!”

Cooling Dock (Dx) testimonial from B.E.:

“This thing rocks, and arrived ahead of schedule as well! Really nice surprise. Thanks and keep up the awesome work.”

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Customer Testimonials for Cooling Dock original models (DLx, D1, D2)

SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina display Cinco workstation
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina display Cinco workstation
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina display Cinco workstation
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina display Cinco workstation
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina display Cinco workstation
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina display Cinco workstation
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina display Cinco workstation
Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Cinco, one of Portland’s leading brand and product design agencies. Kirk James, founder of Cinco, uses a dock for his personal workstation:

“They’re the solution to a problem I didn’t realize I had.”

And he had this to say for the office (see office photos above):

At Cinco our laptops are workhorses. We’re pushing them day-in and day-out. Heavy imaging, editing, rendering… Some days it was like they were literally cooking. But no more! Our Svalt D's keep them chill and let’s us use them like true workstations.”

SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch and MacBook Pro Touch Bar 13-inch and MacBook Air 11-inch display
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch and MacBook Pro Touch Bar 13-inch and MacBook Air 11-inch display
Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Ben G. with 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“Running architecture modeling software on Windows virtual OS was always jamming up and lagging before I had my SVALT D. The SVALT D resolved those issues, and now my computer has become snappier and I have regained my productivity.”

SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock with MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch
Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Mike S. with 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“Just received my d2 and am LOVING IT. Thank you. Frees up precious space for more outboard gear and love everything about it!... thanks so much--I absolutely love my Svalt.… best of luck in business and life!”

SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock gaming workstation
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock gaming workstation
SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock gaming workstation
Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Mr. Akil Griffith with Razer Blade (see customer photos above):

“I wanted a system where I could work on my photography and videography while enjoying some gaming as well, so I bought a Razer Blade and here I am now!”

customer Cooling Dock workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Stefan H. with 13-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photo above):

“My SVALT (and Mac, of course) is the centerpiece of my home-studio setup! Although I do record with some live bands/artists, I primarily produce electronic music for/with other artists. I do all this on my 13” MacBook Pro while connected (and powering) an external display, audio interface, and numerous hardware controllers/instruments at any given time; all are running into my DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). All this can amount to a pretty significant increase in CPU load and, as you are well aware, heat. That’s where the SVALT comes in! Before I got my first system (D1), I had to be very careful about which apps and hardware I ran at the same time. I can’t tell you how many times my computer would start throttling performance in the middle of a session, freeze, and more often than not, cause my software to crash. Although I don’t have any raw test data to compare my computer’s temps before and after I started using the SVALT cooling system, I can tell you that I have significantly less performance and stability issues now!

Long story short: I would—and have—highly recommend your product to anyone who spends a lot of time using their Mac with an external display, regardless of whether or not they use a lot of CPU intensive software as I do. Some of the HiRes displays out there now can take up a surprising amount of processing power, especially for the smaller MacBook Air’s! Either way, the overall reduction of heat the SVALT systems provides can not only help performance, but it can also prolong the life of your computer!”

customer Cooling Dock workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from @maxghezzi with 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (see customer posting above):

“I love my new @svaltdesign SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock to help increase speed and performance of my MacBook workstation!”

customer Cooling Dock workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Ivor with 15-inch MacBook Pro (see customer photo above):

“I received the D2 last Tuesday and wow! It’s absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for getting it out here in no-time.

After a thorough cleaning of the MBP, the D2 has been running “6x Auto +” since, with noticeable results. Running a Windows 10 VM in Fusion no longer causes the internal fans to go into overdrive and there’s significantly more computing power available under heavy load compared to the MBP being docked in the Rain Design mTower.

I have a maxed out MBP mid-2015 (11,5) and was disappointed with its performance from the start. Having tracked the CPU frequency over the past couple of days, there appear to be no throttling issues anymore and that is clearly reflected in the user experience. Great product, well worth the money, and absolutely stunning design! I will be replacing the thermal paste of the CPU/GPU with Gelid GC-Extreme, maybe that will shave off additional degrees.”

customer Cooling Dock workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
customer Cooling Dock workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro
Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Eric S. with 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (see customer photos above):

“I have been using the SVALT D for a couple days now and I am pleasantly surprised! I’ve owned multiple MacBook Pro’s, and all of them overheated like crazy. I’ve owned cooling mats before and now I realize how useless they were. I used to unscrew the bottom of my laptop and place it on the cooling pad! This is like a computer version of an automotive cold air intake! So great! I wish I had this years ago! It reduced my computer lag, and it’s much better at keeping it cool! This should be sold at the Apple Store, seriously! Thanks again for all of your help!”

customer Cooling Dock workstation with 15-inch MacBook Pro

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Robert S. with 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (see Robert's independent graphics testing results at 3DMark):

“I have been looking for something exactly like the SVALT D to give my rMBP proper cooling when I'm gaming, and now I am not getting throttling of the GPU anymore, even when playing Elite Dangerous with GPU overclocked and set to maximum 15% boost at 45 FPS. I wouldn’t have tried overclocking with the throttling I was seeing before, I was too afraid of melting my laptop hardware. Now my in-game experience has been flawless! Bottom line, you’ve saved my laptop and improved my gaming experience, I love it! I think the SVALT D is one of the only true ways to cool these laptops, plus it is very well designed. The level of quality and solidness really impresses me. Others would have likely cut corners in places, such as the weight, aluminum manufacturing and design aesthetics, but SVALT did not.”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Ross G. with MacBook Pro:

“Just wanted to say thank you for my new SVALT Cooler. I received it today, a day ahead of schedule. International shipping was faultless and speedy and I was eager to set it up with my late 2013 MacBook Pro and my external monitor, I had been using a generic cooling pad with it and was only seeing a tiny temperature difference, but with my new SVALT I'm seeing consistently lower temperatures both in OS X and Windows 10. Gaming under windows is much better with cooler temps and more space available on my meagre desk. To save the hassle of opening my Mac to switch on every time, I have started using "sleep" and I only need to press the Bluetooth trackpad or keyboard to wake up and get to work. Or play! On a technical side, the build quality seems high, and it really suits the design aesthetic of Apple products. The fan is whisper quite, more so than the built in fans themselves. Well done on a great little product.”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Marek B. with MacBook Pro Retina:

“I received the first order only today, but from what I saw thus far, the dock is very convenient and effective at keeping the MacBook Pro from revving up the fans, even with the cooler fan off. The dock also shows very good stability, fit, grip, and its fan noise with the silencer plugged in is low. The recent iteration of Apple's operating system, El Capitan, enabled the 2013 MacBook Pro's with NVidia graphics to support two 4k monitors or one 5k screen, just like the 2015 models. Unfortunately, connecting high resolution external monitors increases temps and fan noise of the laptop even at light workloads, and more so with additional thunderbolt peripherals plugged. With the Svalt dock, the laptop fans are not spinning up higher while doing everyday office work on two 4k screens with other thunderbolt peripherals plugged. I'm getting 50-60C-level temps without the dock fan running. That's what I sought, the elimination of high temps/noise for everyday office-type of work and music/video playback on high resolution external screens with the Mac used as a closed lid workstation. I've used 2 other brand docks before, but they seemed to increase the temp/noise issues, and did not keep the laptop with good grip or in optimal position. To be sure, I'm already very happy . . . Best dock ever!”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Cody C.:

“just received my cooling deck and I must say I am blown away! the execution is so well done, from the packaging of the product, to the look and feel of the dock. it's also the perfect weight. I am very satisfied with my purchase. thank you and look forward to more products from SVALT!”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from M.B.:

“Well Chad, I'm impressed! I received & set up the D2 today and for the first time in forever I've been able to use my Thunderbolt audio interfaces and watch 1080p video without any issue. The coreduetd process hasn't ramped up over 100% CPU, and some temperature monitoring tools don't indicate any hardware is overheating. I set the D2 to constant, maximum RPM and haven't tried any other configuration. I didn't record any before/after metrics, but from experience I know I otherwise wouldn't be able to run TB or high-res video. I will play with it more to try out the auto RPM features, but regarding immediate results, it seems like the D2 has solved my overheating issues.”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Robert S. with 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro:

“I am using it without the adapter, and not noticing any sound anyway, so all is great with that, and the system overall is functioning amazingly! No more super loud fan noise kicking in from the the internal fans on the computer. What a relief, I used to get a bit of anxiety every time they would juice up!”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Heath H. (LinkedIn Comment):

“Great product, I look for perfection in everything I use and this certainly hits the mark!”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Terry D. with MacBook Air:

“My little MacBook Air has a very, very cool new home.Thank you for your fantastic support, quick shipping, and such a superb product!”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Andrey M. with 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro:

“I like its simple and clean design, and functionality as a stand and active cooling unit. Thank you SVALT for the great and promising product!”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Enzo D.:

“Just got the Svalt today. Awesome piece of hardware. Great packaging. Transit delays are so short, that is a good surprise.”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Yann H.::

“Looks great on my desk. Keep up the good work!”

Cooling Dock (DLx) testimonial from Guillaume D.:

“I like the design, full weight and small footprint on my desk.”

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

SVALT Cooling Dock workstation

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Press Reviews for DHCR Heatsink Cooling Dock

Making my M3 MacBook Air FASTER than M3 14" Pro!
Max Tech by Vadim Yuryev on March 16, 2024.

The DHCR Cooling Dock in the Max Tech video review and test uses the following configuration: 4th generation DHCR model, dark gray color, performance metal coupling, performance pads, and FxB22 Cooling Fan accessory.

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Press Reviews for Cooling Dock original models (DLx, D1, D2)

Dock & Cool Your MacBook for Max Performance!
photofocus by Mykii Liu on February 1, 2018:
“Without having to worry about the thermal limits of the processor, the CPU can use Turbo Boost for as long as it is needed! … The SVALT Dock has some really good gains for a 15″ MacBook Pro– those quad-core processors heat up and can benefit from the active cooling quite a bit! I tried it on my friend’s base model 2012 MacBook Pro Retina for some Geekbench testing– I ended up scoring 19% higher compared to his base score. I absolutely would recommend having one of these if you tend to dock your MacBook Pro. It is absolutely pretty, pushes the performance of the MacBook Pro, and is made for the professional– photographer and videographer.”

Macs Go An Extra Mile With the SVALT D2's Hot Cooling Dock
Engadget by Gotham Chandna on November 2, 2016:
“After using the SVALT D2 cooling dock for just over a week, I have noticed an increase in the speed of my macbook pro and a huge decrease in the fan noise. I am able to do my work considerably faster than before. If you're looking at preventing your macbook from throttling, this is a safe buy.”

SVALT D2 Cooling Dock creates a more environmentally friendly space for your laptop.
Mac Sources by Nicholas Calderone on November 8, 2016:
“The first thing I noticed is how heavy and solidly built the product is. The dock weighs approximately two pounds, which is a lot when you consider that a 2014 MacBook Pro is only 2.9 pounds. The dock is very sturdy and extremely secure for laptops to rest in. The set-up is a very easy.... The SVALT D2 Cooling Dock is an impressive piece of equipment and great for professional-level computing. I see this being a huge benefit when there is limited desk space and the need for additional ventilation.”

The SVALT D2 is a cool (literally) Mac laptop accessory
Apple World Today by Dennis Sellers on October 25, 2016:
“…when running high-demand apps (such as Final Cut Pro X), a laptop’s built-in cooling system can get a bit toasty, leading to processor throttling and slower performance. If you’ve experienced this — or simply don’t want to take a chance that you will — the $295 SVALT D2 is worth the $295 investment.”

SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock
PLuGHiTz Live! by Kelvin McDaniel on November 26, 2016:
“The D2 is incredibly well built. The first time I touched this unit I KNEW I wouldn't have to worry about my device sitting safely in this nearly vertical dock (when used as expected). It does a great job of circulating cooler air when my device needs it…. The design of this unit is gorgeous and this thing feels HEAVY. I don't recall having seen anything combining functionality with both flair and style as the D2 does…. As mentioned earlier this thing is HEAVY. When you pick it up it feels like a solid block. That's because it's machined from a single block of aluminum that ends up being about 2 pounds.”

SVALT D2 dock cools notebook for higher performance: Clean up your workspace and get a power boost at the same time
COOL TOOLS via Network World by Keith Shaw on January 12, 2017:
“Users who continually experience slowdowns due to high-performance activities on their notebooks ... performance did improve when the notebook was in clamshell mode, indicating that the dock was doing its job and helping to keep the notebook cool.”

Keep your MacBook Pro cool as a cucumber with the SVALT D2 Cooling Dock
The Gadgeteer by Julie Strietelmeier on October 27, 2016:
“The new SVALT D2 Performance Cooling Dock has been designed to keep professional laptop workstations like high-end Apple MacBooks cool when doing CPU intensive tasks like video, image editing, etc. You know what happens when you push your laptop to the max, the fans come on.”

SVALT High-Performance Cooling Dock: Prevent Workstation Meltdowns
Gear Diary by Judie Lipsett Stanford on October 11, 2016:
“Do you use your laptop as your main computer, hooked to a monitor and keyboard when you’re working at your desk? Then you probably know it doesn’t take much before the fan starts whirring and your laptop starts to get hot. If that’s your experience, then you’ll want to take a look at the new SVALT High-Performance Cooling Dock.”

SVALT Cooling Dock men’s gift guide
dcrefined by Michael J. Solender on November 30, 2016:
“Avoid laptop meltdown when running high demand apps like developing photos, editing videos, rendering models, or playing video games. Your dude can chill while the SVALT Cooling Dock’s aluminum heat sink desktop sized fan drives cooling air directly onto laptop CPU and GPU processors helping avoid crash-city.”

The Week in Mac Accessories
Macworld by Joel Mathis on November 1, 2016:
“The D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock ($295 MSRP) transforms your Mac laptop into a desktop workstation that resists overheating thanks to a high-power fan—with speeds up to 3,600 RPM—keeping things cool.”

SVALT D2 High-Performance Cooling Dock
COED by Phil Villarreal:
“This device can be a game-changer, keeping your laptop cool in a nearly silent manner, keeping the loud, annoying distraction of your rig’s fan from overwhelming your audio during intense gaming sessions. It will also extend the life of your machine by stopping it from overheating.”

Video Review: The SVALT D's Built-In Fan Sets it Apart From Other MacBook Docks
MacRumors by Juli Clover and Matt Gonzalez on August 4, 2015:
“We went hands-on with the Svalt D to test the claims that it reduces temperature and speeds up performance, and we were impressed with how it worked. Made up of a two-pound block of aluminum, the Svalt D is an attractive, sturdy stand that matches well with Apple's line of MacBooks.” - Juli Clover
”Overall this is a really good way to keep your macbook cool while working with an external monitor and also functions as a nice looking stand.” - Matt Gonzalez

Svalt D keeps your MacBook from falling victim to heat exhaustion
designboom by Piotr Boruslawski on July 15, 2015:
“the latest apple macbook laptops have become so thin, they’ve started to leave behind important heat distribution fans that end [up] reducing the general performance due to extremely hot temperatures. the svalt ‘d’ performance cooling vertical dock helps prevent all that by making sure macbooks of any size are always the right temperature. anchored by a two pound aluminum heat sink, a powerful fan flows fresh air over the laptop’s processor unit to reduce cpu throttling which will help when working with intensive photo and video editing software.”

The Week in Mac Accessories
Macworld by Joel Mathis on June 10, 2015:
“A fan on the back keeps the computer cool, and performance high.”

The Unique SVALT Laptop Stand Removes Heat From The MacBook
Back To The Mac by ONE on May 22, 2015 (translation):
“For those with covered MacBooks, the summer season is when you worry about the heat. The SVALT offers a rare vertical cooling platform, with massive heat sink and fan to remove air and per the manufacture accelerate cooling.”

CES 2015: SVALT Launches Stylish Cooling Dock for Apple MacBooks
MacRumors by Juli Clover on January 8, 2015.

CES 2015 - Svalt D Laptop Cooling Dock
Good Dog Digital on January 8, 2015.

Svalt al CES 2015 || Un dissipatore per i MacBook
Tom’s Hardware by Roberto Buonanno on January 12, 2015.

CES 2015: Svalt zorgt voor een koele MacBook
Dutch Cowboys by Rob Blaauboer on January 9, 2015.

SVALT D – a stylish stand for cooling MacBook
UNLOCKPWD on January 2015:
“Her body is made of anodized aluminum and is like no other design merges with laptops from Apple. In places of contact with the laptop stand has rubber parts to avoid the possibility of scratches and abrasions.”

CES 2015: SVALT Cooling MacBook Dock
iappletech128 on January 8, 2015:
“MacBooks are great, but sometimes they get a little hot. There are many fan cooling stands available, but very few docks. Those who want to connect their Mac to an external display and close the lid could benefit from this. If you’re doing something taxing on your system like exporting a video you may have noticed that the fans kick on not too long after the export process starts. That’s where the SVALT D comes in. It’s a dock for your MacBook that has one big cooling fan to make sure your Mac’s fans don’t start.”

CES 2015 : SVALT D, un support qui refroidit aussi votre MacBook
Macg by Nicolas Furno on January 9, 2015 (translation):
“The designer of this product has shrewdly added fan support. The Mac is positioned hinge down and back against the fan. Thus configured, the SVALT D not only serves to keep the Mac logo upright right, but also cool. On all MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, the hinge is also where the built-in fans vent. The fan in the stand is bigger and it thus amplifies the cooling phenomenon by increasing the volume of hot air extracted from the computer.”

Interesante dock para el Macbook: SVALT D
Soy de Mac by Jordi Gimenez on January 9, 2015 (translation):
“It can surely be a good ally for those more demanding users with MacBook as it allows a more effective cooling of the machine and its internal components, getting extended the longterm life.”

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