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Alpha PAL8045 Heatsink review

Alpha has been quiet for a pretty long time now, but that doesn't mean that they have been sleeping. Come join Darthtanion as he takes a look at their newest offering; namely the Alpha PAL8045 Heatsink. We'll take a look at it in its native habitat and let you know whether or not it's worth the hefty price tag that it carries.

| CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Oct 27, 2001 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.5%Manufacturer: Alpha

 

Introduction

 

Alpha has long been recognized as one of the pioneers of the high quality heatsinks. When the high-speed processors were just starting to hit the markets, Alpha was there with sinks that were designed to go above and beyond the call of duty. They were considered the King of the Hill as far as heatsinks went.

 

But then they were quiet for a long while. Many thought that they had just dried up and blew away, but they were still busily designing more quality cooling items for those whose desire is to push their systems to the utter limits.

 

Enter the newest of their line, the PAL8045 heatsink. You can get it in two versions; one with a fan and one without. I received the one without a fan for review, so I've added a nice little 68-CFM Delta and will let you know shortly just how it performs.

 

So let's get it onÂ…

 

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