The Thermaltake BigTyp 14 Pro
A good profile of the BT14 Pro gives a bit of perspective on the overall height and width. This is a larger cooler compared to the average sized 120mm fan powered CPU coolers; its overall size out of the box was a bit surprising to me.
Turning the cooler 90° you get a good idea of how the heat-pipes do their job in the BT14 Pro. The six, 6mm heat-pipes come from the base on an angle so that each set of six pipes go to a separate section of cooling fins, which you will see more closely in a few images. This leaves of course, the big 140mm wide 30mm tall fan to do its job and blow the air through the cooler towards the base and motherboard, as a lot of coolers do.
Laying the BT14 Pro on its side gives us a good view of the 140mm fan and the cage that surrounds it. This seven blade monster with exposed triple blue LED's should do an ample job of moving air while looking good doing so.
I removed the fan to show just how it mounts to the cooler itself for ease of cleaning down the line of usage. I found Thermaltake's four outer clips that clip into a cut in the fins easy to remove and it goes snugly back into place when remounted. You can also see that the cage is shaped on the sides to take advantage of any air that blows past the fins. The air is then directed to blow at the heat-pipes before they enter the fins on each side.
Thermaltake includes a variable resister to adjust the fan speed attached to the 3-pin power connector. The VR is plainly labelled, so there should be no confusion as to which way to turn the knob.
Once the fan is removed you can plainly see why I said a twin set of fins before. Thermaltake takes the heat-pipes and aligns them in two rows of three to penetrate the fins. Each side splays out on opposing angles creating an attractive "V" shape with all those copper pipes. Thermaltake has also decided to logo stamp all the fins of the BT14 Pro as well for an additional touch.
Laying the cooler on its side again reveals the two individual coolers without a doubt. Both sets of aluminium fins consist of 69 pieces on each side. Thermaltake mounts these fins to the heat-pipes with the use of soldered connections, versus the usual pushed through method of most CPU cooler designs. inside the flow of the blades and not what the corners cover as well, again improving the BARAM's ability to do its job.
Last but not least is the base of the BT14 Pro. The camera shows more milling marks than what was visible to the naked eye. The base is close to mirror like but not completely polished; though it's level and flat against a razor blade.
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