Accessories and Documentation
We found all of this in the thin hardware box. There are two wire fan clips up top, and Intel mounting brackets and short AMD mounting brackets at the left side. There is also a universal mounting plate with the cross bar bracket to mount the cooler, and a longer set of AMD mounting brackets to the right, allowing for both orientations without having to screw bits together.
For LGA2011, you simply need the screws at the bottom of this image. For all other installations you will need to run the studs at the top through the backplate using the rubber "holders" in the middle to help lock it into the plate. The plastic spacers at the left are to be installed on top of the motherboard, and with the thumbscrews to the right, everything is secured into one solid component.
We also found other things in the hardware box. Here we have a pair of Molex to 7V fan adapters to run the fans continuously in silent mode. There is also a rubber spacer that plugs into the backplate, a small tube of paste, and a sleeved Molex to four-pin fan power lead.
In the other box, we find our white trimmed version of the Wing Boost 2 fan that accompanies the Himalaya II. The fan has a sleeved wire that terminates in a four-pin connection with the tail, which allows a second four-pin fan to tie into it. We also found a second set of fan clips in the box as well.
Of course, we were also given a guide to go along with this cooler. While we have moved from folded bits of paper to a proper book this time around, we still find that renderings in the guide are the key, as the text is too simplistic to be of much help. Even so, getting things assembled was fairly simple to do.
The last bit of the kit we will be using during some of our rounds of testing is this retail version of the Wing Boost 2 fan. Again, the only difference between this fan and the one that comes with the Himalaya II is that his one does not sport the white trim.
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- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing]
- Page 2 [Packaging]
- Page 3 [Alpenfoehn Himalaya II CPU Cooler]
- Page 4 [Accessories and Documentation]
- Page 5 [Installation and Finished Product]
- Page 6 [Test System Setup, Thermal Tests, and Noise Results]
- Page 7 [Final Thoughts]
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