TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,009 Reviews & Articles | 38,768 News Posts

Prolimatech Armageddon Blue Series CPU Cooler Review - Final Thoughts

Prolimatech Armageddon Blue Series CPU Cooler Review
After a long hiatus with TweakTown, Prolimatech delivered the Armageddon Blue Series CPU cooler to have a look at. Let's see how it performs.
| CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Oct 9, 2013 2:06 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: Prolimatech

Final Thoughts

 

It is safe to say that the Prolimatech Armageddon Blue Series "Special Edition" cooler is up to snuff and capable of keeping our test system under control at comfortable levels of both sound and temperatures.

 

In basic features, I like that there should be no issues with clearance on normal motherboards, but as I said; I had to reorient the cooler to fit on our ASUS Sabertooth Z87 motherboard - so, keep that in mind if your PWM coolers are larger than the usual offerings. The blue and black theme is something a lot of builders would use with various makers motherboards that have blue slots and heat sinks. My only issue with the blue is that the aluminum fins are more of an electric blue and the blue on top of the cooler is close, but does not match exactly, and that could be a slight deal breaker for some. Outside of those two minor issues, mounting, use, and looking at the cooler overall, the rest of my thoughts are good about the Armageddon Blue Series CPU cooler.

 

Even with what is essentially a three year old mounting system, it is still better than what quite a few manufacturers send to me now, and an older air cooler design that is at the bottom line, just a painted reintroduction, and it can still deliver good results as the CPU gets harder to cool. That in itself is saying a lot. I like that I can get to all the motherboard screws, I like that the mounting screws are easily accessible, without the need of special wrenches or tools, and I like the new color scheme.

 

I also covered the fact that these are currently not listed inside of the US, and that at Caseking.de, they are taking pre-orders - so, let's work on the guesstimate of the actual US pricing. Since the original Megahalems only released at $59.99, and the fact that you can get the original Armageddon at a similar price, it would only make sense that the new Armageddon Blue Series cooler will arrive with a near $60 price point. As tested we have to take that $60 price point and add $19.99 per fan, plus there is still the near $5 for the fan clips once shipping gets included, we are now dealing with a CPU cooler that costs over $100. If you are going to invest that sort of money, I would lead you to look at all of the AIOs on the market that will outperform this cooler, even with fans turned back to match the sound levels.

 

TweakTown image 5/7/5787_1234_prolimatech_armageddon_blue_series_cpu_cooler_review.png

Right of Reply

We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Cases, Cooling & PSU content at our Cases, Cooling & PSU reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts
Check out TweakTown Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases