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Noctua NH-D9L 3U Low Noise Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-D9L 3U Low Noise Heatsink Review The Noctua NH-D9L is a mid-sized heatsink suitable for use in 3U height computer chassis where low noise CPU cooling is desired. It’s compact stature makes it ideal for 3U rack mounted computers in a recording studio, office environment or even book-sized miniITX cases… at FrostyTech Related Items: Noctua …

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BeQuiet Shadow Rock LP Heatsink Review

BeQuiet Shadow Rock LP Heatsink Review The Shadow Rock LP is a 75mm tall low profile heatsink rated for heat loads up to 130W TDP. It’s built around four 6mm diameter copper heatpipes and relies on a single 120x120x25mm “PureWings 2” fan operating at 1500RPM (51CFM at 1.25mm/H2O according to manufacturer specs) to move air …

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BeQuiet Dark Rock TF Heatsink Review

BeQuiet Dark Rock TF Heatsink Review On the test bench today we have BeQuiet’s Dark Rock TF heatsink – a top-down dual tower heatsink which features a pair of BeQuiet SilentWings fans and stands 130mm tall. The Dark Rock TF heatsink is built around six 6mm diameter heatpipes which link a large primary aluminum fin …

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Scythe Mugen Max SCMGD-1000 Heatsink Review

Scythe Mugen Max SCMGD-1000 Heatsink Review Scythe’s Mugen Max heatsink weighs 870grams and stands 166mm tall. The heatsink is constructed around six 6mm diameter copper heatpipes which are soldered to a 2mm thick nickel plated copper base plate. The heatpipes are swaged into a 113x145x84mm aluminum fin stack which is roughly broken up into four …

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Phanteks PH-TC12LS Low Profile Heatsink Review

Phanteks PH-TC12LS Low Profile Heatsink Review In this review Frostytech is testing the Phanteks PH-TC12LS heatsink, a top-down low profile heatsink that stands 74mm tall and weighs in at 500grams. Like the Phanteks PH-TC14S heatsink Frostytech tested here , the Phanteks PH-TC12LS relies heavily on aesthetics. The aluminum fins have been painted black, which is …

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Noctua NH-U9S Compact Lower Noise Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-U9S Compact Lower Noise Heatsink Review Noctua has responded to the siren call for a more compact CPU cooler with its NH-U9S heatsink. It claims this mid-size cooler has “100% RAM compatibility” and “100% compatibility with PCIe cards on miniITX” motherboards. That’s relatively easy to accomplish by sticking to the Intel/AMD thermal design guidelines, …

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Reeven Hans RC-1205 Heatsink Review

Reeven Hans RC-1205 Heatsink Review In this review Frostytech will be testing the Reeven Hans (RC-1205) heatsink, a 151mm tall tower cooler built around the usual mix of heatpipes, aluminum fins and a weighty copper base. Reeven a relatively new Taiwanese thermal solutions brand, though judging by the box art and company address, it appears …

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BeQuiet Pure Rock Heatsink Review

BeQuiet Pure Rock Heatsink Review On the test bench today we have BeQuiet’s Pure Rock heatsink – a 155mm tall tower cooler built around four 6mm diameter copper heatpipes and paired with one of BeQuiet’s ‘Pure Wings 2’ low noise 120mm fans… at FrostyTech Related Items: BeQuiet Dark Rock Pro 3 Heatsink Review be quiet! Pure …

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Reeven Okeanos RC-1402 Heatsink Review

Reeven Okeanos RC-1402 Heatsink Review At first glance you probably won’t notice that Reeven’s Okeanos RC-1402 heatsink uses slightly different sized fans – a 120mm vaneaxial fan hanging off the front and a 140mm fan in between the two aluminum fin stacks. Using matched fans in a dual tower heatsink is always somewhat counter productive …

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Reeven Justice RC-1204 Heatsink Review

Reeven Justice RC-1204 Heatsink Review In this review Frostytech will be testing the Reeven Justice RC-1204 heatsink, a 162mm tall tower CPU cooler with a 125x100mm footprint. Weighing in at 930grams, the Justice RC-1204 comes with a single 120mm PWM fan that spins at 1500-300RPM and moves upwards of 82CFM according to manufacturer specs. Reeven …

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DeepCool Gamer Storm Lucifer Heatsink Review

DeepCool Gamer Storm Lucifer Heatsink Review The DeepCool Gamer Storm Lucifer heatsink is a fairly large CPU cooler, very much resembling a passive thermal solution on quick glance due to its boxy footprint and widely spaced aluminum fins. The heatsink isn’t a passive cooler though, its single fan is very much required to keep the …

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Cooler Master Nepton 240M Liquid Cooling System Review

Cooler Master Nepton 240M Liquid Cooling System Review Coolermaster’s Nepton 240M self-contained liquid cooling solution closely follows in the footsteps of the impressive Cooler Master Nepton 280L. The Nepton 240M utilizes a 277x120mm aluminum heat exchanger that measures 28mm thick. Attached to the Nepton 240M’s radiator are two 120mm PWM ‘Silencio FP 120’ fans placed …

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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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