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Cooler Master Vortex Plus CPU Cooler - Test System &Testing Results

Cooler Master revamps a previous concept to try to keep up with the demand of todays processors.

By: | CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Apr 20, 2010 6:58 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Cooler Master

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.



At idle, the Vortex Plus is commendable. For such a small cooler is it holding above average results.




I was a bit surprised in what the Vortex Plus was capable of at load. Keeping up with a cooler like the SpinQ is quite good considering the gross difference in surface area the SpinQ has over the Vortex Plus.




The gifts keep coming with the Vortex Plus. Really good temps are a huge plus, but as you can see it does this with relative silence.




At a full go, the Vortex Plus can get kind of loud. When in a chassis and tucked on a shelf in a HTPC situation, it shouldn't be an issue, as movies and light browsing shouldn't spool up the fan that much. But it's good to know it has the ability to keep things under control if the room warms or tasks get heavier.


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