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11.18.2019

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Coolink U1L2 Heatsink Review
Mar 10, 2003 - Frosty No.1347
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


In an effort to improve the standard issue socket heatsink, Coolink have done something a little different.


Coolink U1P2 Heatsink Review
Mar 10, 2003 - Frosty No.1346
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Sitting above the heatsink are two 25mm thick 5000RPM fans. If Coolink have the equation right, the U1P2 should be an interesting heatsink to test out.


Zalman ZM80-HP VGA Heatpipe Cooler Review
Mar 09, 2003 - Frosty No.1345
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Zalman ZM80-HP was one of the first two coolers to be introduced.


Zalman ZM50-HP VGA Heatpipe Cooler Review
Feb 12, 2003 - Frosty No.1338
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The ZM50-HP cooler has a slightly less complex appearance than its larger brother, but is based upon the same principles and construction methods.


Taisol CGK760172A Copper Base Heatsink Review
Feb 05, 2003 - Frosty No.1335
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Cold forging is a process by which metal is shaped within a closed die with continuous pressure, or impact.


Eumax EU01 Copper Heatsink Review
Feb 05, 2003 - Frosty No.1334
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


As the Eumax EU01 is composed of two separate sets of components - a copper base and many thin copper fins - the thermal interface between these two components is very important.


Coolsonic CS1672A Copper Skive Heatsink Review
Feb 05, 2003 - Frosty No.1333
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


It's hard not to be a little impressed each time a TMD fan spins up creating its distinctive whirling sound.


Coolsonic CS1662K Copper Skive Heatsink Review
Feb 05, 2003 - Frosty No.1332
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Skive technology for those who are unfamiliar with the term is based on a few principles which make it exceptionally good for heatsinks.


Thermal Integration TI-T707TN Heatsink Review
Jan 29, 2003 - Frosty No.1329
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Stick a nice big cylinder of copper into the center of a radial fin heatsink and you have one very unique Pentium 4 cooler.


CPUmate DIA-10500 Heatpipe P4 Heatsink Review
Jan 28, 2003 - Frosty No.1325
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


As a new company in a highly competitive market which is often "cut throat," innovation is the only way to survive, and thrive.


Taisol CCP445172 Copper Pentium 4 Heatsink Review
Jan 28, 2003 - Frosty No.1327
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


he one-piece folded copper fin is folded and soldered to the thick copper base.


Eumax DW-45 Copper Pentium 4 Heatsink Review
Jan 27, 2003 - Frosty No.1326
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


However, just like adding a super fast fan to an everyday heatsink to improve cooling performance, making that same heatsink out of just copper is another shortcut.


Akasa AK821 Copper Base Heatsink Review
Jan 25, 2003 - Frosty No.1324
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


With the copper insert the Akasa AK821 makes direct contact with a metal which has a high thermal conductivity.


NengTyi KA03 Copper Heatsink Review
Jan 22, 2003 - Frosty No.1413
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The copper fins have been bonded to the base of this heatsink with solder making for what should be a very efficient thermal interface.


Zalman ZM80A-HP VGA Heatpipe Cooler Review
Jan 22, 2003 - Frosty No.1323
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Each component in the ZM80A-HP package is well finished, and the instructions (which are a must read) are clear, concise, and illustrated very well.


Arkua 838T-7G 2U Pentium 4 Heatsink Review
Dec 30, 2002 - Frosty No.1312
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Blessed with a very efficient fin design, and solid copper core, let's see just how well this little heatsink performs!


Tocools Regal Pentium 4 Heatsink Review
Dec 30, 2002 - Frosty No.1297
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


This is a factor brought about by Extrusion technology, and to circumvent this, Tocools cut each fin from the aluminum block with a machine.


Arkua 648N-6B Copper Core 1U Heatsink Review
Dec 30, 2002 - Frosty No.1311
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


To spice things up, and ensure that those PIII or Athlon processors don't catch fire, Arkua have added a sweet copper core of 19mm in diameter.


Akasa AK350 Copper 1U Heatsink Review
Dec 23, 2002 - Frosty No.1307
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


In the case of the AK350, the entire heatsink appears to made by cold forged from one small billet of copper.


Globalwin CAK4-76T Copper Heatsink Review
Dec 22, 2002 - Frosty No.1306
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


When installed properly, the thermistor should be able to sense the temperature at the base of the heatsink and adjust fan RPM to compensate.


Globalwin CAK4-86 Copper Heatsink Review
Dec 22, 2002 - Frosty No.1305
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


True performance coolers are starting to fall by the wayside as consumers have gradually picked up the call to arms for quieter, low-noise cooling over raw fan power, and high decibels.


Fortis Tech A93 Copper Heatsink Review
Dec 22, 2002 - Frosty No.1304
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The design of the Fortis Tech A93 is pretty simple with copper fins soldered to a punched out copper base.


Fortis Tech Monster 90 Heatsink Review
Dec 19, 2002 - Frosty No.1299
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


At the heart of no less than two outer rims of extruded aluminum, lies a copper core.


Tocools Novasonic Heatsink Review
Dec 18, 2002 - Frosty No.1296
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


There have been other examples of similar techniques, but nothing quite like Tocools application on the Novasonic.


Vantec Nexus NXP201 Fan-Controller Review
Dec 09, 2002 - Frosty No.1291
Category: Cases


A fan speed rheostat (as they were originally called) is meant to bring RPM control to the users' finger tips.


Vantec Nexus NXP101 MultiFunction Controller
Dec 09, 2002 - Frosty No.1289
Category: Cases


In addition to the styling good looks of brushed aluminum, Vantec include three shades of translucent covers to give the NXP101 you own personal touch.


Computer Maintenance: Spiral Cable Wrap
Dec 09, 2002 - Frosty No.1290
Category: Cases


Believe it or not, even the least expensive white box relies on a few basic principles of internal case air-flow for cooling.


ATI R300: Thermal Problems Caused by the Shim
Dec 04, 2002 - Frosty No.1288
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


To put it bluntly, there is problem with the ATI R300 processor package that impacts just how well heatsinks can cool on the Radeon 9700 Pro.


Akasa Silver Mountain 2Q Copper Heatsink Review
Nov 27, 2002 - Frosty No.1282
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The silver mountain is a unique breed among coolers - it's based upon a solid copper foundation.


GlacialTech Igloo 4300 Heatsink Review
Nov 27, 2002 - Frosty No.1284
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


As with other Glacialtech heatsinks, the Igloo 4300 uses fairly thin fins of varying height to dissipate the heat.


Thermalright SLK800 Copper Heatsink Review
Nov 26, 2002 - Frosty No.1280
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Okay, an all silver heatsink would be better, but since such a thing doesn't exist in the mainstream cooling world, we'll just have to settle for the Thermalright SLK-800 and plug our ears.


Thermalright AX-7 Heatsink Review
Nov 17, 2002 - Frosty No.1274
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Thermalright have another heatsink which is almost identical to the AX-7.


Kuthtec KTM2101 CHAOS Copper Core Heatsink Review
Nov 11, 2002 - Frosty No.1267
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The swiss cheese appearance of the horizontally mounted cooling fins will give anyone cause for pause, but the central copper core should reassure you that this heatsink is built for one reason.


Kuthtec KTM3000 Copper Core Heatsink Review
Nov 11, 2002 - Frosty No.1265
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Kuthtec use a larger copper center than most manufacturers, extending it the full 30mm height of the heatsink, 30mm.


Kuthtec KTM2001 Honeycomb Copper Core Heatsink Rev
Nov 11, 2002 - Frosty No.1263
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


So while the KTM2101 has 1mm spaced fins, all the cooling on this heatsink occurs within the 120 or so "multi wind tunnels."


Spire 5R266B1H3 Copper Core Heatsink Review
Nov 06, 2002 - Frosty No.1261
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The copper insert makes direct contact with the processors core to help spread out the heat to the remaining aluminum body.


Vantec VP4C7040 Copper Core P4 Heatsink Review
Nov 06, 2002 - Frosty No.1260
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Traditional brushless DC fans cause a dead spot directly under the fan motor where air doesn't circulate very well.


Vantec VA4C7040 Aeroflow Heatsink Review
Nov 06, 2002 - Frosty No.1259
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Vantec Aeroflow VAC7040 copper core socket A heatsink is one of the most unique heatsinks Vantec have produced.


Kuthtec KTI2000 P4 Heatsink Review
Oct 24, 2002 - Frosty No.1251
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Kuthtec have brought in a little extra innovation and added some bottom cooling fins and a venting cut to the side.


AVC Tundra 2 Copper Skive Heatsink
Oct 24, 2002 - Frosty No.1250
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Improving on the original Tundra heatsink, AVC have increased the size of the fan from 60mm to 70mm, enlarged the height of the copper fins to 28mm and added a little plastic fan guard.


Evercool ND18-715 Heatsink Review
Oct 24, 2002 - Frosty No.1249
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


This is not a silent heatsink, but it is fairly low on the noise levels which is always a welcome aspect.


AVC 112C81 Copper-Core Heatsink
Oct 24, 2002 - Frosty No.1248
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The copper core in the AVC112C81 extends roughly 5mm into the base in a pre-drilled hole, bringing better thermal conductivity into the equation.


Thermalright AX-478 Heatsink Review
Oct 23, 2002 - Frosty No.1246
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


In this configuration it is the absolute loudest, most annoying, and hazardous-to-fingers heatsink we have ever tested.


Coolink U2P Heatsink Review
Oct 22, 2002 - Frosty No.1245
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Built with a body of nickel plated 6063-T5 extruded aluminum and a 2mm thick C1100 copper base, the Coolink U2P already seems pretty formidable by description alone.


Titan MT1AB5 Heatsink Review
Oct 19, 2002 - Frosty No.1243
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


As anyone can plainly see, the Titan MT1AB5 is blessed with a lot of fins, but the effective use of airflow paths is what will really make the grade.


JMC 400094 Socket 478 Heatsink Review
Oct 14, 2002 - Frosty No.1239
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The actual heatsink is composed of two parts; the first being the central fined extrusion, and the second being the base plate.


Verax GmbH P16 Silent Heatsink Review
Oct 14, 2002 - Frosty No.1238
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


From the acoustic standpoint we have already established that the Verax fans are the quietest we have ever tested (on the order of 35dB).


Tocools Crown Prototype Heatsink Review
Oct 01, 2002 - Frosty No.1294
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


So now that we have our Frosty little hands on this prototype cooler, what is so special about it?


Coolink H1T Heatsink Review
Sep 30, 2002 - Frosty No.1234
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


What makes the Coolink H1T standout from the crowd is first of all its copper base plate.


Tocools S1 Pentium4 Heatsink Review
Sep 28, 2002 - Frosty No.1298
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The body of the heatsink is machined aluminum, with each fin individually cut from a solid block by what we can tell.

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