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Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 Heatsink Reviewed on Frostytech.com
     Sun, Dec 12 2010 | 5:05P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

"Rated for heat loads of up to 200W according to the manufacturer, the Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 is a relatively compact sub-130mm tall heatsink. It's 92mm fan utilizes fluid dynamic bearings and a "low noise impeller" design, so once again Arctic Cooling is focusing on quiet... quiet... quiet... The Freezer 13 mostly delivers on the noise front but it's compact design and 92mm diameter - not 120mm diameter - fan limit thermal performance to the 'average' region according to Frostytech's reference charts, even where heatsinks of an identical height are explicitly compared. Computer enthusiasts with compact PC cases will probably like the Freezer 13 though."

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Scythe SCRT-1000 Rasetsu Heatsink Reviewed on Frostytech
     Fri, Dec 03 2010 | 4:35A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

Scythe's Rasetsu heatsink stands out because of a mixture of acute and obtuse isosceles triangular voids cut into the leading and trailing edges of the heatsinks aluminum fins. It's a technique Scythe label the "Trident Multi Layer Fin Structure" and the point of it is to maximize air intake volume. More on this is a moment, as it's impossible to explain clearly without accompanying photographs...

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Glacialtech Siberia Heatsink Reviewed on Frostytech.com
     Wed, Dec 01 2010 | 3:50A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
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"Equipped with two fans, one above the large 122x146mm aluminum cooling fin array and the other below it, the Glacialtech Siberia heatsink packs a lot into a thermal solution that stands just 122mm tall, roughly 145mm square. Six 6mm diameter copper heatpipes support the two differently sized translucent blue fans which hang from ~45 louvered aluminum fins, giving the Glacialtech Siberia a somewhat top-heavy appearance. The heatpipes are packed closely together and covered by copper heatspreader, rather than left exposed."

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Coolink Corator DS Heatsink Reviewed on Frostytech.com
     Fri, Nov 05 2010 | 2:41A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

The 1040 gram heatsink on the test bench today is the Coolink Corator DS, a dual tower single fan thermal solution designed for use on Intel socket 775/1156/1366 and AMD socket AM2/AM3 processors. A single 800-1700RPM 120mm PWM fan is supplied with the heatsink, nestled snugly between two 46mm wide aluminum fin towers of 30, and 40 fins, respectively.

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Win a Noctua NH-D15 Heatpipe Tower CPU Cooler at Bigbruin.com
     Fri, Oct 15 2010 | 12:25A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Are you ready for some football? Up for grabs in week three of Bigbruin.com's Pro Football Pick 'Em is a Bigbruin.com Recommended award winning Noctua NH-D15 Heatpipe Tower CPU Cooler!
  FULL STORY @ BIGBRUIN

DeepCool Gamer Storm Heatsink Reviewed on Frostytech.com
     Wed, Sep 08 2010 | 4:09A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

The Deepcool Gamer Storm heatsink is a tower cooler standing over 155mm tall and weighing upwards of 1189 grams. At its heart are no fewer than six, 6mm diameter copper heatpipes and 48 aluminum fins. This is a hefty CPU cooler geared towards tackling thermal loads of up to 150W, with the minimum noise output its Beijing-based manufacturer can muster. As with DeepCool's other recent heatsinks, the Gamer Storm ships with a novel new fan that skips the whole rubber-fan-post fad and instead comes clad in a resilient layer of rubber.

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Glacialtech Igloo 5751 PWM Heatsink
     Mon, Aug 16 2010 | 4:21A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

The Glacialtech Igloo 5751 PWM heatsink is identical to its namesake in all ways except for the fans. Where the original Igloo 5750 PWM cooler had a matched set of 20mm thick 92mm fans running in balance with respect to airflow, the Igloo 5751 PWM Frostytech is testing today approaches things differently.

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

 
Zaward Vapor 120 Heatsink Review
     Mon, May 10 2010 | 11:03P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

Frostytech is back with a new heatsink review - this time it's a cheap and powerful tower heatsink from Zaward called the Vapor 120.

Zaward's Vapor 120 heatsink is another in a long list of thermal solutions to feature an exposed heatpipe mounting base. The concept is simple, but we've discussed it many times on Frostytech so let's jump ahead to the Vapor 120's truly unique attribute - fin dimples. To be specific, punctured spherical dimples.

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Zalman CNPS10X Performa Heatsink Review
     Sun, Feb 21 2010 | 10:59P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

"Zalman's CNPS10X Performa heatsink is standard in most other respects, especially to anyone familiar with the CNPS10X-series. It's equipped with a 120mm PWM fan that ranges in speed from 900RPM to 1350RPM with the RC24P PWM-resistor attached, 2000RPM under full power. The 153mm tall CNPS10X Performa weighs in at 748 grams and installs onto Intel socket 775/1156 and 1366 processors. AMD CPU support is equally broad - socket 754/939/940 right through to socket AM2/AM2+/AM3 chips."

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Zalman CNPS10X Quiet Heatsink Review
     Wed, Feb 17 2010 | 2:02A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

Zalman's CNPS10X Quiet heatsink is equipped with a 120mm fan that ranges in speed from 1400RPM to 700RPM, which in real world terms means that noise levels are moderate to whisper quiet. As a low noise heatsink the CNPS10X Quiet maintains good thermal levels on Frosty's AMD/Intel test platforms, and at full tilt it qualifies as a performance heatsink.

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

GlacialStars Addressing the Mainstream to Entry Level Market
     Thu, Dec 31 2009 | 10:01P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
GlacialTech Inc., a diverse provider of cooling, power supply, and PC enclosure solutions for consumer and industrial applications, and a world-class provider of cost effective cooling components and chassis, announces the launch of GlacialStars branded CPU coolers, case fan, NB cooler and thermal compound, etc. Addressing from the mainstream to entry-level IT market, GlacialStars vouches for its value for money proposition. In the global competitive market, GlacialStars offers competitive advantage over the competition.

Price performance, noise performance and weight performance are GlacialTech's three principle design philosophies, which GlacialStars also offers at a very affordable price point.

The GlacialStars range of light weight CPU coolers , Case Fan, Cooling pad and other components are very conducive for the environment because of the low noise and high performance.

With GlacialStars components, the consumer PCs can be low in weight but high in performance. Normally, the component vendors do not take much care of the mainstream to entry level products because of the low margin but they forget that this market offers the largest volume. Especially, they do not take care of the noise and weight of the entry-level products, which makes the PC a bit bulky and noisy. Taking this aspect into consideration, GlacialStars' objective is to offer the consumers a better experience.

Compatible with Intel and AMD CPU systems, GlacialStars series products are designed especially for creative features and solid products.

  FULL STORY @ GLACIALTECH

Thermolab BADA Heatsink Review
     Tue, Nov 03 2009 | 11:43P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

From the makers of the wavy BARAM heatsink comes the Thermolab BADA; a 136mm tall mid-tower heatsink that fills in the performance cooling void where taller coolers can't go. Height you see, can quickly throw a wrench into PC plans when the cooler doesn't fit in the case.

Thermolab's BADA heatsink is equipped with one 95mm PWM fan mounted to the heatsinks' raw aluminum fins via sturdy rubber vibration absorbing posts. Interestingly for a commercial heatsink, Thermolab are pre-lapping the base of the BADA to ensure the three 6mm diameter exposed copper heatpipes are flat, smooth, and ideal for mounting onto the processor.

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

3Rsystem Iceage 120 Boss II Dimpled-Fin Heatsink on Frostytech!
     Mon, Oct 26 2009 | 12:51A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

Frostytech have tested a new heatsink which comes in #1 on both of their test charts.... looks like a new record holder in the world of heatsinks has been crowned - and it isn't made by Thermaltake, Coolermaster or and of those "well known" companies.

"Let's get right to the point, 3Rsystem's Iceage 120 Boss II heatsink is currently one of the Top 5 heatsinks tested on Frostytech. Key to the success of this Korean-made heatsink on both AMD and Intel synthetic test platforms are five 8mm diameter exposed base heatpipes and a unique "X" pattern that places the heatpipes in the path of high velocity air from the coolers' 120mm fan. On top of that, the Iceage 120 Boss II heatsink utilizes dimpled surface fins which are intended to disrupt boundary layer laminar airflow."

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Arctic Cooling Alpine 64 Pro AMD Heatsink Review
     Sun, Oct 11 2009 | 2:23A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

Frostytech have written up a new Arctic Cooling heatsink, and it's interesting to see how hot this cooler gets at its slowest fan speed.

"The Arctic Cooling Alpine 64 Pro is just such heatsink: ideal for mainstream CPUs that don't exceed 90W TDP.... so long as the fan speed stays at 2000RPM. Frostytech pushed the test scenario a little further than that of course. Arctic Cooling's Alpine 64 Pro is a mainstream extruded aluminum heatsink that features the companies signature suspended low noise fan. The design minimizes turbulence and the noise created by air moving over the edges of a traditional fan frame, by removing as much of the fan frame as possible."

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

DeepCool IceWing 5 Pro Heatsink Review
     Thu, Aug 27 2009 | 6:41A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF

"Today however the focus is on another technology which has seen broad adoption: exposed heatpipe bases. Like natural evolution, this thermal design technique took hold and displaced heavy copper heatspreaders about two years ago. The result is a market filled with exposed heatpipe base CPU coolers, mostly in tower form. The DeepCool's IceWing 5 Pro is however a 'suspended heatsink', which is good because it lowers total height to a moderate 131mm."

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Xigmatek S126384 Thor's Hammer Heatsink Review
     Mon, Aug 03 2009 | 8:14P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.frostytech.com

Once you get past the dark nickel plated aluminum fins that overlap on multiple levels, resembling some sort of future-fantastic piece of hardware from the Dark Knight, what really makes the Xigmatek Thor's Hammer heatsink tick are its stacked heatpipes. Yes, stacked heatpipes.

"Standing 157mm tall, Xigmatek's Thor's Hammer heatsink tips the scales at 800 grams and has a rather boxy footprint of 120 x 116mm. It accomodates one or two 120mm fans that mount to the fins with special rubber vibration absorbing posts. No fans are supplied with the Xigmatek S126384 heatsink, allowing users to pick a high speed 120mm fan or ultra quiet model of their liking"

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

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