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Rosewill FORT 120 / RCX-SHDT120X1 CPU Cooler - Test System & Testing Results

Rosewill brings a new 120mm CPU cooler to the masses with the FORT 120. Let's see if it can stand out from the crowd in any way.

| CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 4, 2009 4:41 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%      Manufacturer: Rosewill

Test System & Test Results

 

TweakTown uses a different method for testing CPU heatsinks which allows for an even playing field across all product tests. We feel that by using the same ambient temperature and strict lab-like testing procedures we are able to accurately compare one product to another. More information on our testing procedure can be found in the T.E.C.C. article here.

 

Rosewill FORT 120 / RCX-SHDT120X1 CPU Cooler

 

The temperature results speak for themselves. The FORT 120 doesn't do all that bad in our testing, but is bested by cheaper solutions.

 

Rosewill FORT 120 / RCX-SHDT120X1 CPU Cooler

 

With the PWM control of the fan it can be lowered to around 700 RPM and the results at this setting are very good. When the fan is kicked up to a full 2300 RPM, the fan tends to make a bit more noise. With up to 99 CFM of air being moved, you have to expect a bit of a hum to get that sort of flow from a fan.

 

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