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AURAS Shagon' ARC-118 CPU Cooler Review - The Shagon' ARC-118 - Continued

By: Chad Sebring | CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Mar 30, 2011 2:42 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: AURAS / Shagon'

The Shagon' ARC-118 - Continued




With the shroud removed you can now see the shape of the fins surrounding the pipe tips that are now exposed. To help redirect that last bit of airflow, the rear tips are slightly bent downward to help capture that flow.




The base of the ARC-118 utilizes milled heat pipes and strips of the aluminium base plate to transfer the heat load. Both components are milled at one time. This leaves a flat surface across the base and pipes, but does still have slight gaps between the two metals. The holes at the top and bottom of the base plate are for mounting the hardware to the cooler later on.




The 92mm fan supplied with the ARC-118 has seven blades that match the color of the shroud. This open corner black frame makes use of the rubber mounts very easy. Lastly, this fan uses a 4-pin PWM connection for power.




Here is a look at the specifics on the Power Logic fan.




With the fan mounted the ARC-118 takes on its full 88mm thickness, and due to the small nature of the cooler, things like Northbridge cooling and memory heat spreaders should be an issue.




Looking back in at the front of the Shagon' cooler, the 92mm fan covers the bulk of the thirty-seven fins, and should be able to do a good job of cooling them.


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