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.
When it comes to stock CPU performance from the Frostflow 240L, there are no complaints. This 48-degree result is only 2.5 degrees from the top, and considering the coolers that are there and what it costs to own one, the ID-Cooling solution steps up a peg.
With our overclock applied, the Frostflow 240L did lose a bit of ground but still performs in a very respectable manner. 68.17 degrees at average is pretty good for any cooler. While a dozen or so coolers offer better results, all were more expensive when released, and is it worth all that for roughly five degrees?
Noise Level Results
Just a tad higher than the average line in fan noise, these fans when running together offers up 36dB with 7.5V supplied and them spinning at 1450RPM.
Noise picks up a fair bit when the fans were given 12V of power. Here we found them delivering 54dB of noise, which is not horrible, but noticeable. At this time, the fastest we saw these fans spinning was at 2000RPM, right on the dot.
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- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing]
- Page 2 [Packaging]
- Page 3 [ID-Cooling Frostflow 240L 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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