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Gigabyte 3D Rocket II HSF - Final Thoughts

By: Mike Wright | CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Sep 19, 2006 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Final Thoughts


When the dust settles and all the tests are completed, we find ourselves looking at a very workable cooling solution. Ambient temperatures were on par with all previous testing and the smaller temperature differential speaks very well for the Gigabyte 3D Rocket II HSF. With its dual fan design and heatpipe technology, it performs very well and should have little problems with nearly any system out there.


The large footprint might turn some off, but it is simply a means to enhance a design that must sit taller than other coolers simply because of the technology in use. I have seen others that are just hulks sitting on top of their heatpipes. Gigabyte decided to do something about it and give it a unique look. Add to this the LED lighting and you have a cooler that will catch the eye of your neighbor at your next LAN.


As far as price is concerned, you can expect to shell out just under $60 USD for this behemoth. It is just a little higher than other similar models, but not terribly so.



Bottom line... If you're in the market for a solid performing cooler that has a little more aesthetic appeal than other models, take a hard look at the Gigabyte 3D Rocket II HSF. With its heatpipe technology, LED lighting and very good performance, it should certainly be on your short list of potential candidates.


- Pros


Excellent temperature differential between idle and load


Easy installation


Interesting design


LED lighting


Heatpipe technology


- Cons


Very tall profile may scare some off




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



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