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XIGMATEK HDT-SD964 CPU Cooler - Specifications, Availability and Pricing

Using our trusted T.E.C.C. testing methods, we compare XIGMATEK's HDT-SD964 to all our previously tested coolers.

| CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 14, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: XIGMATEK

Specifications, Availability and Pricing

 

XIGMATEK HDT-SD964 CPU Cooler

 

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As you can see, all of the favorite buzzwords are covered with the HDT-SD964. A copper base with four copper 6mm heatpipes lead to aluminum fins that are cooled with a 92mm fan.

 

The fan uses a 4-pin PWM connector and is capable of pushing up to 54.6 CFM at 34 dBA. To aid in reducing noise and longevity, the bearings are rifle bearings and although the lifespan is rated at 50,000 hours, I would expect the fan to last several years with this type of bearing.

 

With the fan attached, the overall weight is only 466 grams; a relative light weight when compared to some of the truly heavy heatsinks we have seen in the past.

 

I think the real story here is the price. After a quick scan online, here in the states I was able to find the HDT-SD964 listed at Newegg for only 27 Dollars with a 10 Dollar mail-in rebate making the total only 17 Dollars. This is much cheaper than most of the coolers I have tested here at TweakTown and I think most enthusiasts shopping around may over look the product because of its low cost. Let's dive in and see if the HDT-SD964 is a budget cooler as the price suggests, or if it is a power house that will make our Must Have list.

 

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