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Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 LP Low Profile Heatsink Review
Dec 28, 2008 - Frosty No.2349
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 LP is a lightweight Intel socket 775 heatsink made specifically for slim-line and book-sized PC cases. It stands less than 50mm high, weighs just 260 grams and operates very quietly.


Spire Thermax II Exposed Heatpipe Heatsink Review
Dec 23, 2008 - Frosty No.2348
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


In this review Frostytech is testing the just released Spire Thermax II heatsink, and if you can find it for an affordable price you should find it thermally satisfying.


Xigmatek Dark Knight S1283 Heatsink Review
Dec 21, 2008 - Frosty No.2333
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The S1283's fan has been swapped out for a smoky translucent plastic, and four white LED's illuminate the spinning blades. Otherwise you get three heatpipes in direct contact with the top of the processor.


Scythe Orochi SCORC-1000 Low Noise Heatsink Review
Dec 19, 2008 - Frosty No.2258
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Scythe made the Orochi heatsink large for a reason, so that it can be paired with a slowly rotating ultra quiet fan to gently move air through the massive heatsinks' fins.


Cooler Master V8 Heatsink Review
Dec 12, 2008 - Frosty No.2314
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Cooler master V8 heatsink is one of the nicer thermal solutions from the company in a long while, and well worth your attention today.


Ibuypower IBP-Z001 Liquid Cooling System Review
Dec 04, 2008 - Frosty No.2321
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


IbuyPower's IBP-Z001 self-contained liquid cooling system. The unit consists of a copper waterblock with integrated pump, a short length of 1/2-inch ID Norprene tubing and heat exchanger with 120mm PWM fan.


Intel Stock Core 2 Duo E4xxx Radial Curved Bifurcated Fin Heatsink
Nov 12, 2008 - Frosty No.2335
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


In this review Frostytech is evaluating the stock heatsink that accompanies the majority of Intel Core 2 Duo E4xxx series processors (specifically, the E4400 model).


Titan Cool Idol TTC-NK75TZ Heatsink Review
Nov 10, 2008 - Frosty No.2334
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Cool Idol heatsink is made from three separate aluminum fin sections joined to a copper base by six 6mm diameter copper heatpipes.


Vantec Aeroflow FX 92 VAF-9225 Heatsink Review
Nov 03, 2008 - Frosty No.2328
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Vantec Aeroflow FX 92 heatsink is the little brother to Vantec's Aeroflow FX 120, though hardly a weakling.


Thermaltake MaxOrb EX Heatsink Review
Oct 30, 2008 - Frosty No.2329
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Thermaltake's MaxOrb EX heatsink comes with a manual fan speed controller on the side of the 120mm diameter fan, allowing users to adjust speeds from 1300-2000RPM.


Vantec Aeroflow FX 120 VAF-1225 Heatsink Review
Oct 26, 2008 - Frosty No.2327
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Vantec Aeroflow FX 120 (model VAF-1225) heatsink Frostytech is testing for you in this review is equipped with four white rubber vibration absorbing rubber posts, a 120mm PWM fan that spins at 1600-2200RPM.


Evercool NP-301-WH Zodiac Aluminum Cooling Pad Overview
Oct 19, 2008 - Frosty No.2324
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


A great many of those big 17" desktop replacement notebooks run hot, particularly legacy laptops with Intel Pentium 4 processors under the hood.


Nexus BeamAir 120mm Fan Airflow Straightener Overview
Oct 16, 2008 - Frosty No.2323
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


In wind tunnels, stacks of thin aluminum honeycomb cells are used to straighten the airflow for aerodynamic experiments.


Evercool Transformer 6 Heatsink Review
Oct 14, 2008 - Frosty No.2322
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Evercool has built the Transformer 6 out of three individual aluminum cooling fin segments, toped by a glistening silver 120mm fan mounted on vibration absorbing rubber posts.


EKL Alphenfohn GroB Clock ner Blue Edition Heatsink Review
Oct 06, 2008 - Frosty No.2318
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The EKL Alphenfohn GroB Clock ner Blue Edition heatsink is unique for a couple reasons...


EKL Alphenfohn GroB Clock ner Heatsink Review
Oct 02, 2008 - Frosty No.2316
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Alphenfohn GroB Clock ner heatsink on the test bench today is a heatpipe direct contact cooler - meaning the heatpipes are exposed at the base.


OCZ Gladiator MAX Heatsink Review
Sep 30, 2008 - Frosty No.2315
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


OCZ's Gladiator Max heatsink is an extension of the Vendetta 2 model, except that it now utilizes four large diameter copper heatpipes and a somewhat different aluminum fin geometry.


Asus Triton 85 Heatsink Review
Sep 25, 2008 - Frosty No.2312
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Asus Triton 85 heatsink FrostyTech is reviewing today ships with a 120mm 800-1400RPM PWM fan, and weighs around 520 grams. The heatsink is uses four 6mm diameter copper heatpipes to support a 120x120mm aluminum fin array above the CPU block.


Glacialtech Igloo 7312 Silent E Heatsink Review
Sep 15, 2008 - Frosty No.2309
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


You can save a lot of money on the CPU heatsink if you know that a processor with a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of under 90W doesn't require a $80 heatsink.


Glacialtech Igloo 7321 Silent E Heatsink Review
Sep 13, 2008 - Frosty No.2310
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Igloo 7321 Silent E is a moderately compact AMD K8 heatsink, made just of extruded aluminum and an 80mm fan. The Glacialtech Igloo 7321 Silent E is rated for a maximum load of 89W.


Glacialtech Igloo 7223 Light E Heatsink Review
Sep 11, 2008 - Frosty No.2308
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


A funny thing happened to CPUs recently, some of them got a lot more power efficient and a lot cooler. A few AMD Athlon and Phenom processors are pushing out as little as 80W, others as little as 65W or even 45W!


Forcetake MARS RAM Cooler Review
Sep 09, 2008 - Frosty No.2305
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


For anyone who believes that overheating memory is the root cause of system instability, Forcetake's Mars RAM Coolers may be just the trick.


nPowerTek NPH-775-140HC Heatsink Review
Sep 08, 2008 - Frosty No.2306
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Thermal Transtech International Corp. (TTIC) nPowerTek NPH-775-140HC heatsink is a deceptively simple combination of copper heat column and aluminum fins.


Zalman CNPS9300AT Heatsink Review
Sep 05, 2008 - Frosty No.2303
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Zalman's CNPS9300AT heatsink is equipped with a stocky 92mm PWM fan that floats in the midst of a radial array of copper fins. Like the turbine on a Boeing 777's wing....


Xigmatek HDT-S1284EE Heatsink Review
Sep 03, 2008 - Frosty No.2302
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


HDT-S1284EE heatsink is an extension of the Achilles model, built on the same great frame but with a new fan that offers identical performance and just about the same noise values.


Glacialtech Igloo 5063 Cu Silent E Heatsink Review
Aug 29, 2008 - Frosty No.2301
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


This Intel socket 775 heatsink is made of extruded aluminum with a 28mm copper core at the center, the copper base has a pre-applied patch of Shin-Etsu thermal compound applied.


Glacialtech Igloo 5063 Light E Heatsink Review
Aug 27, 2008 - Frosty No.2300
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Glacialtech Igloo 5063 Light E heatsink stands 67mm tall and comes with a fixed speed 80mm fan that rotates at a quiet 2600RPM.


Glacialtech Igloo 5058 Light E Heatsink Review
Aug 25, 2008 - Frosty No.2299
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


This is a fairly compact socket 775 cooler, made just of extruded aluminum with an 80mm fan atop. The Glacialtech Igloo 5058 Light E is rated for 35W Celeron, 65W Core 2 Duo and 95W Core 2 Quad processors...


Thermaltake MaxOrb Heatsink Review
Aug 13, 2008 - Frosty No.2294
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Thermaltake MaxOrb heatsink is a novel design based around a half-dozen heatpipes and six individual arcs of cooling fins.


Arctic Cooling Arctic Breeze Fan-on-a-Stick
Aug 12, 2008 - Frosty No.2296
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Not knowing what the Breeze is supposed to be used for, our first excitement led us to the hypothesis that the Breeze was a miniature wind turbine for generating electricity off the exhaust fans from your PC.


Thermaltake DuOrb Heatsink Review
Aug 01, 2008 - Frosty No.2293
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The DuOrb heatsink features twin 80mm fans set side-by-side so cooling surface area isn't sacrificed for keeping the total heatsink height under 90mm.


Thermaltake V1 Heatsink Review
Jul 30, 2008 - Frosty No.2292
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Thermaltake have assembled the V1 heatsink from two radial copper fin sections which look like they were once intended for a VGA thermal solution.


ASUS Triton 79 Amazing Heatsink Review
Jul 28, 2008 - Frosty No.2291
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Sandwiched in the middle is a 120mm PWM fan that spins at 1300RPM, making the Triton 79 Amazing fairly quiet under power. The heatsink is compatible with Intel socket 775 and AMD socket 754/939/940/AM2+ processors.


ASUS Lion Square Heatsink Review
Jul 24, 2008 - Frosty No.2290
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Asus Lion Square heatsink is a cylindrical tower of nickel plated aluminum fins wrapped around a 92mm PWM fan suspended in the center of it all.


Nexus HOC-9000 Heatpipe On CPU Heatsink Review
Jul 22, 2008 - Frosty No.2289
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Nexus'HOC-9000 heatsink, a medium height lower noise cooler for Intel socket 775 and AMD socket 754/939/940/AM2+ processors.


Cooler Master GeminII S Heatsink Review
Jul 21, 2008 - Frosty No.2288
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Cooler master's GeminII S heatsink stands just 88mm tall and ships with a 120mm fan mounted to its frame. An extra set of brackets allow that fan to be replaced with two 92mm or 80mm fans.


Xigmatek Achilles S1284 Exposed Heatpipe Base Heatsink Review
Jul 19, 2008 - Frosty No.2287
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Xigmatek's Achilles S1284 heatsink is equipped with rubber vibration absorbing fan posts, a 120mm PWM fan that scales in speed from 800-1500RPM and a couple white LEDs for dramatic effect.


Zerotherm $5000 Heatsink Design Challenge!
Jul 10, 2008 - Frosty No.2286
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Zerotherm, a Korean thermal solutions company, is running a unique contest for budding Industrial Designers to come up with their own unique low noise desktop processor or videocard heatsink. The heatsink design challenge runs till July 31st 2008 and first prize is a cool $3000 cash prize.


AVC Heatsinks at Computex 2008: A View To A Cooler
Jun 09, 2008 - Frosty No.2283
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Frostytech stopped by the AVC booth at Computex Taipei this past week to see what's new from this massive thermal solutions company, and to find out how its LGA1366 Nehalem heatsinks are coming along.


Apack Zerotherm FZ120 Heatsink Review
May 26, 2008 - Frosty No.2281
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Apack's new Zerotherm ZF120 heatsink is a refined version of the Zerotherm Nirvana 120, but this is no simple fan switch out - the ZF120 is rebuilt from the heatpipes up.


Noctua NH-C12P Heatsink Review
May 20, 2008 - Frosty No.2280
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Tower heatsinks may offer the best performance of any heatsink style, but many computer cases can't accommodate +140mm CPU cooler heights. 'Down exhaust' or 'impingment' heatsinks are so named because the fan blows downward.


OCZ Vendetta 2 Exposed Heatpipe Base Heatsink Review
May 13, 2008 - Frosty No.2279
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Vendetta 2 heatsink is decked out for stealth in a couple different ways; for starters the fan is held in place with vibration absorbing rubber fan posts. It also features three large copper heatpipes that make direct contact with the CPU.


Cooler Master Hyper Z600 Passive Heatsink Review
May 08, 2008 - Frosty No.2273
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Cooler master's Hyper Z600 heatsink is a novel passive CPU heatsink for today's dual core processors. Its' star shape, widely spaced aluminum fins and prodigious number of silvery copper heatpipes allow it to work without the benefit of a fan.


Intel FCLGA4-S Core 2 Extreme Reference Heatsink Review
May 07, 2008 - Frosty No.2278
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Let's spend some quality time with Intel's newest 45nm Core 2 Extreme class reference cooler and find out if it's better than every heatsink ever made, or not.


Cooler Master Aquagate Mini R80 Watercooling CPU Heatsink Review
May 05, 2008 - Frosty No.2277
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Cooler master Aquagate Mini R80 is a self contained watercooling system designed for a broad range of Intel and AMD processors.


Akasa AK-TT12-80 Thermal Adhesive Tape
May 04, 2008 - Frosty No.2276
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


If you've ever needed to re-attach a heatsink held in this manner, what are you to do? Thermal paste is sold in every computer store, but thermal adhesives?


Thermolab Micro Silencer TLI-S Heatsink Review
May 03, 2008 - Frosty No.2274
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Thermolab's Micro Silencer TLI-S heatsink uses a simple swagged aluminum fin and heatpipe construction, weighs a feathery 276 grams and comes with a pre-applied patch of 8 W/mK rated gray thermal interface material.


Thermolab Nano Silencer TLI-U Low-Profile Heatsink Review
May 03, 2008 - Frosty No.2275
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


The Nano Silencer TLI-U is ideally sized for 1U server chassis, nano formfactor PCs, car PCs and media center microATX-style cases. The entire TLI-U heatsink stands no taller than 45mm.


SilenX iXtrema IXC-120HA2 Heatsink Review
May 01, 2008 - Frosty No.2272
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Looking for a new heatsink that works on either Intel or AMD processors? Good, say 'hello' to one of the new class of direct heatpipe contact heatsinks hitting the streets.


Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer Heatsink Review
Apr 30, 2008 - Frosty No.2271
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks


Today Frostytech is testing out one of the new breed of direct heatpipe contact coolers that are sweeping the industry; the Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer heatsink.

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