Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
7,439 Reviews & Articles | 54,618 News Posts

Cooling 3D Style - Gigabyte cool the clocks

By: Cameron Johnson | Editorials in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Jan 9, 2004 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: Gigabyte



All we can say is for the first cooler Gigabyte has mass produced we are somewhat more than impressed. This cooler has shown it can cool the CPU's extremely effectively at stock speeds and give pretty good results at overclocked speeds.


The addition of RPM control at either the front of the PC or the back makes this cooler a definite must have item for any modded system, with LED's to brighten your day and case, its hard to go past.


Overall the cooling results, for the very first cooler from Gigabyte, at stock and overclocked speeds were enough to give this cooler our TweakTown "MUST HAVE" Best Performance Award!


- Pros


Heatpipe design


RPM control


Looks very nice


Front or back access to RPM control


Suits all P4, K7 and K8 platforms


- Cons


At full RPM it is VERY loud


Higher quality included thermal paste would have been nicer


Rating - 9 out of 10 and TweakTown's "MUST HAVE" Best Performance Award



    PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.

    United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.

    United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.

    Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.

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