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Coolermaster Hyper D92 Heatsink Review

Coolermaster Hyper D92 Heatsink Review The Coolermaster Hyper D92 is a moderately sized CPU cooler which stands 147mm tall and weighs 636 grams. The Hyper D92 ships with not a 120mm… or even 140mm fan, but rather a pair of 92mm fans that spin at 2800-800RPM. The fans move upwards of 15-55CFM according to manufacturer …

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X2 Products Eclipse IV Heatsink Review

X2 Products Eclipse IV Heatsink Review Bearing close resemblance to the Prolimatech Megahalems Frostytech tested a few years back, the Eclipse IV heatsink is a bifurcated-tower cooler from heatsink manufacturer ‘X2 Products’ a brand offshoot of Spire Corp. The Eclipse IV heatsink is rated to a maximum cooling capacity of 220W by its makers and …

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Noctua NH-D15 Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-D15 Heatsink Review Weighing 1,320 grams with both fans installed, Noctua’s NH-D15 heatsink is big. It stands 162mm tall and has a footprint of 151x161mm so prospective buyers will want to measure their case clearances first. It’s six heat pipes are soldered to the nickel plated copper base plate and aluminum cooling fins; overall …

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Raijintek Pallas Low Profile Heatsink Review

Raijintek Pallas Low Profile Heatsink Review Standing just 69mm tall, the Raijintek Pallas CPU cooler is probably the largest low profile heatsink Frostytech as tested in recent memory. Raijintek’s low profile Pallas heatsink is constructed around six 6mm diameter copper heatpipes and a 120x140mm array of nickel-plated aluminum fins. A chunky copper base plate helps …

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BeQuiet Dark Rock Pro 3 Heatsink Review

BeQuiet Dark Rock Pro 3 Heatsink Review In this review Frostytech will be testing BeQuiet’s newest low noise CPU cooler, the Dark Rock Pro 3 heatsink. The Dark Rock Pro 3 was announced last month at CES 2014 and best of all, it’s rated to 250W TDP! The Dark Rock Pro 3 is dual tower, …

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be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 Low Noise Heatsink Review

be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 Low Noise Heatsink Review In this review Frostytech will be testing BeQuiet’s newest low noise CPU cooler, the Dark Rock Pro 3 heatsink. The Dark Rock Pro 3 was announced last month at CES 2014 and best of all, it’s rated to 250W TDP! The Dark Rock Pro 3 …

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Scythe Ashura Shadow Heatsink Review

Scythe Ashura Shadow Heatsink Review The Scythe Ashura Shadow is a dark nickel plated version of the vanilla Ashura heatsink Scythe also has on the market. Structurally, there’s no difference between the two coolers, aside from the cosmetic metal coating. The Ashura Shadow heatsink stands 162mm tall and has a footprint of 145x89mm so it …

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SilentiumPC Fera2 HE1224 Heatsink Review

SilentiumPC Fera2 HE1224 Heatsink Review The Fera2 HE1224 is a 154mm tall CPU cooler built around four 6mm diameter exposed copper heatpipes. The overall design is not unlike Deepcool’s Ice Wind Pro, so it will be interesting to see how the two compare. The Fera2 HE1224 stands 154mm tall, is 123mm wide and 72mm deep. …

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nPowerTek NPH-1366-140HC Heatsink Review

nPowerTek NPH-1366-140HC Heatsink Review The nPowerTek NPH-1366-140HC heatsink is intended for socket LGA1366 Intel processors up to 130W TDP. On the inside of the NPH-1366-140HC heatsink is a hollow copper heat column and surrounding this, a bog-standard bifurcated aluminum fin extrusion. The heat column functions essentially like a large heatpipe, you can see the inside …

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Dynatron G556 2U Xeon Server Heatsink Review

Dynatron G556 2U Xeon Server Heatsink Review The Dynatron G556 was originally designed for LGA1366 ‘Gainestown’ Intel processors of a TDP up to 130Watts. In this review Frostytech will be testing the 64mm tall G556 heatsink with a 200 Watt heat load. The G556 2U server heatsink uses a top mounted fan which impinges air …

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Dynatron G555 2U Xeon Server Heatsink Review

Dynatron G555 2U Xeon Server Heatsink Review In this review Frostytech is testing a 2U server heatsink for Intel Xeon processors called the Dynatron G555. The heatsink stands 67mm tall and uses a top mounted fan which impinges air downward into densely packed aluminum fins. The fan rotates at 5,5000RPM and moves upwards of 54CFM …

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Dynatron G666 2U Xeon Server Heatsink Review

Dynatron G666 2U Xeon Server Heatsink Review The Dynatron G666 is a 2U server heatsink buit to handle Intel LGA1366 Xeon processors with a TDP of 130 Watts. In this review Frostytech will be testing the 65mm tall Dynatron G666 with a 200 Watt heat load. The heatsink is built with a 60mm fan embedded …

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Dynatron G199 1U Xeon Server Heatsink Review

Dynatron G199 1U Xeon Server Heatsink Review On the heatsink test bench today is a 1U server heatsink for Intel LGA1366 Xeon processors. The Dynatron G199 1U server heatsink is built from a skived copper slab measuring 88x90mm in size and 12mm thick. The remaining 17mm in permissible 1U heatsink height is taken up by …

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Zalman LQ320 Liquid Cooling System Review

Zalman LQ320 Liquid Cooling System Review The Zalman LQ320 self contained CPU water cooling system, like Zalman’s other coolers of this series (LQ310, LQ315) is built by Asetek for use with a single 120mm fan. Unfortunately, while Zalman have historically demonstrated an uncanny ability to innovate and lead the heatsink market, the LQ320 and the …

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Cooler Master Nepton 280L Liquid Cooling System Review

Cooler Master Nepton 280L Liquid Cooling System Review Coolermaster’s Nepton 280L is the best performing all-in-one CPU watercooler Frostytech has tested… thus far. More surprisingly for us, the Nepton 280L managed to rise to the top of the 200W Intel LGA2011, 150W & 85W Intel LGA115x/775 and 125W AMD synthetic thermal heatsink test results charts. …

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Zalman LQ315 Liquid Cooling System Review

Zalman LQ315 Liquid Cooling System Review Zalman released three water coolers in the hand of PC enthusiasts earlier this year, in this review Frostytech is testing out the LQ315 model – the middle child as it were. The LQ315 ships fully assembled, plumbed and filled with a coolant. It installs onto Intel socket LGA115x/1366/2011 and …

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Noctua NH-U12S Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-U12S Heatsink Review For unyielding clearance issues Noctua has released the more modestly sized, 120mm fan equipped, NH-U12S tower heatsink which Frostytech is testing in this review. Standing 158mm tall with a footprint of 125x72mm, the Noctua NH-U12S heatsink ships with single NF-F12 PWM fan that rotates at 1500RPM. The NH-U12S is built much …

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Coolermaster Seidon 120V Liquid Cooling System Review

Coolermaster Seidon 120V Liquid Cooling System Review Coolermaster’s Seidon 120V is an economical all-in-one liquid cooling solution that’s especially suited to small PC cases and media centers. The compact 120mm aluminum heat exchanger ships with a single 120mm fan, so it doesn’t take up too much space and make mounting to a rear/top fan vent …

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Zalman LQ310 Liquid Cooling System Review

Zalman LQ310 Liquid Cooling System Review Zalman’s LQ310 is a compact self-contained liquid cooling system built on the successful Asetek watercooling framework. It uses a 120mm wide aluminum heat exchanger equipped with a single, 120mm, 2000RPM fan. The LQ310 ships fully assembled, plumbed and filled with a coolant. It installs onto Intel socket LGA115x/1366/2011 and …

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Cooler Master Nepton 140XL Liquid Cooling System Review

Cooler Master Nepton 140XL Liquid Cooling System Review Coolermaster’s Nepton 140XL self contained liquid cooling system uses a 140mm wide heat exchanger designed for two 140mm PWM fans mounted in a push-pull configuration. The fans operate at 2000RPM-800RPM and generate a fair to minimal amount of noise, while moving between 122 – 54CFM of air. …

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Noctua NH-U14S Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-U14S Heatsink Review In this review Frostytech will be testing out Noctua’s NH-U14S heatsink, a 170mm tall thermal solution built around six 6mm diameter heatpipes and featuring one 140x150mm fan called the NF-A15 PWM. The Noctua-branded NF-A15 fan features all kinds of fancy attributes designed to decrease noise, increase airflow, lengthen bearing life and …

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Noctua NH-L9i Low Profile Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-L9i Low Profile Heatsink Review Noctua’s low profile NH-L9i heatsink stands 36mm tall so it will fit into the smallest of small form factor chassis. The NH-L9i is designed to cool Intel socket LGA115x (1155/1156/1150) processors only, which is a departure from the one-size-fits-all approach we’re used to from heatsink manufacturers. The Noctua NH-L9i …

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Zalman CNPS2X Low Profile Heatsink Review

Zalman CNPS2X Low Profile Heatsink Review This little heatsink from Zalman is called the CNPS2X and it looks like it should be found on an entry level videocard, motherboard chipset or possibly a miniITX motherboard. It is small. To give an idea of how small, the impeller from a 120mm fan is larger than this …

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Raijintek Ereboss Heatsink Review

Raijintek Ereboss Heatsink Review Take for example the Raijintek Ereboss heatsink Frostytech is testing in this review; the Ereboss is a big boxy cooler that stands 159mm tall and looks a little bit like a 4U HP server heatsink on steroids. Hyperbole aside, the Raijintek Ereboss heatsink is built around six 6mm diameter copper heatpipes …

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Silverstone NT01-Pro Heatsink Review

Silverstone NT01-Pro Heatsink Review Silverstone’s NT01-Pro is a heatsink designed for small form factor cases or finicky situations where a standard tower heatsink just won’t fit. Really though, if you’ve got a SFF chassis, HTPC or a height restricted 4U rack mount case, the Silverstone NT01-Pro heatsink is going to be of particular interest. The …

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