Are Coolermaster Heatsinks really "good" heatsinks? That's the question Frostytech answer today with a review of the new Coolermaster Hyper N520 heatsink.... and a pretty neat backstory on the fan used with a lot of heatsinks today that has its origins in aerospace applications. You certainly don't get that kind of detail at other ExtremeHardwareOverclockReview-itus.com websites.
"The Coolermaster Hyper N520 heatsink is geared for lower-noise cooling requirements. The cooler stands 142mmmm tall, is 118mm wide and accommodates two 92mm fans that spin at 1800RPM each. The heatsink weighs 688grams and is compatible with Intel Socket 775, 771, 1366 (Socket T/J/B respectively) and the entire family of AMD Socket 939/AM2+ processors."
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