Chad's CPU Cooler Test System Specifications
- Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth Z87 - Buy from Amazon
- CPU: Intel Core i7 4770K - Buy from Amazon / Read our review
- Memory: G.Skill F3-2666C11D-8GTXD - Buy from Amazon
- Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7950 IceQ - Buy from Amazon / Read our review
- Storage: Patriot Torch 120GB - Buy from Amazon / Read our review
- Case: IN WIN D-Frame - Buy from Amazon / Read our review
- Power Supply: SilverStone ST85F-G - Buy from Amazon / Read our review
- OS: Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64-bit - Buy from Amazon
- Software: RealTemp 3.70, AIDA64 Engineer 5.20.3400 and CPU-z 1.72.1 x64
To see our testing methodology and to find out what goes into making our charts, please refer to our CPU Cooler Testing and Methodology article for more information.
In idle testing, we find the dual fan White Cluster version come in at 51.75 degrees. As to the single fan model, the Black Twister showed us only one-degree increase between them.
Again the chart seems unfavorable, but with only twenty degrees between the top and bottom, the 74.75-degree result of the White Cluster is right in the middle. As for the Black Twister version, it lost a bit of ground but is still respectable at 76.33 degrees.
Noise Level Results
The ETS-T40F-BK is the more silent of the two delivering 31dB of noise in our idle testing. At this point, the Black Twister fan was only spinning at 1259RPM. The White Cluster fans were a tad louder with 39dB heard from both fans at a speed of 1600RPM.
Again the Black Twister fan comes in right about on the average line of noise at 55dB. The White Cluster fans, however, with a higher top speed reported at 2140RPM, much more air flow, and static pressure, plus there being two of them, they do get a bit on the loud side.
PRICING: You can find the Enermax ETS-T40fit CPU Cooler for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:
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- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing]
- Page 2 [Packaging]
- Page 3 [Enermax ETS-T40F-BK & ETS-T40F-W CPU Coolers]
- 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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