Is the Xigmatek Achilles S1284 heatsink, with its special "exposed heatpipe base" worth getting? According to Forstytech the short answer is "yes." Read on to find out just how well the Achilles S1284 stacks up in the competitive world of AMD and Intel processor cooling!
"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. The 660gram S1284 heatsink is compatible with socket 775 Intel Core 2 Duo/Quad CPUs, and all socket 754/939/940/AM2 AMD Athlon64/Phenom processors."
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