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Thermaltake Active Memory Cooling Kit Review - Thermaltake Active Memory Cooling Kit - Page 4

For those looking into ways to get more out of their systems, cooling the memory has become a new goal. Darthtanion takes a look at the Thermaltake Active Memory Cooling Kit and let's you know whether it can accomplish this task. After all, a cooler system is a happy system... and one that is potentially faster then ever before.

| Cables & Accessories in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Oct 22, 2001 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: Thermaltake

Conclusion

 

While this particular product will only appeal to the hardcore Power Users among us, it does do what it was intended to do. It keeps your memory running at a lower temperature. The main use for this will be for those who are running their systems at a very high FSB setting. The cooler temperatures will aid in allowing for higher memory speeds to be used, and will also allow for the use of higher I/O voltages. The active cooling will help in making the 3.4v and 3.5v settings to remain stable. This in turn will help in running the FSB at even higher speeds.

 

Now I'm not going to sit here and promise a better overclock just because you have this kit installed because there are just too many variables to consider. But I WILL say that your chances of success are much higher by using an active memory cooling device like this Thermaltake unit.

 

Bottom line...If you fall into the elite group who consider themselves to be Overclocking Enthusiasts, then you'll want to take a look at this kit. It is simple, effective, and at only about US$10, it's a no-brainer.

 

- Pros

 

Nice temperature reduction

 

Simple installation

 

Inexpensive

 

- Cons

 

Sleeve bearing fan

 

Rating 9/10

 

 

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