Specifications, Availability and Pricing
Right off the bat, the biggest specification that stands out to me is the fans' RPM rating. With a max of 1500 RPM, the Xigmatek RS S1283 reaches full speed where many fans park their low setting. On paper this will lead a few enthusiasts to believe the cooler is destined for the low power mainstream processors, but that is where Heat-Pipe Direct Touch comes in to spice things up.
HDT is the new buzzword going around thermal engineers and enthusiasts right now. The Red Scorpion S1283 has three heat pipes that follow the traditional path, U shaped, from fin to base and back to fin, but with a twist. Instead of putting a plate between the pipes and the CPU, the bottom plate has been removed. This eliminates a barrier for heat to pass through before being released by the passing air from the fan.
Newegg lists the Red Scorpion S1283 as the HDT-RS1283 and lists the cost as 39.99. We are starting to get a good run going in this price range. ZEROtherm, Nexus, SilenX and several others have released products in this price range in the last couple of months, so the market is getting a little saturated. That said, many companies are looking to get a leg up on the competition and the products being offered are actually now competing with the performance of coolers costing twice the price.
Aside from Newegg, I was able to find Xigmatek products available at many e-tail locations, but the retail side is still pretty slim. As the Xigmatek name grows, more retail outfits are sure to pick up the brand. But like everything else, time will tell the full story.
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.
- Page 1 [Introduction]
- Page 2 [Specifications, Availability and Pricing]
- Page 3 [Packaging]
- Page 4 [The Xigmatek Red Scorpion S1283]
Recommended for You
- 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.
Latest News Posts
- Shazam's first trailer injects fun, and color into the DCEU
- DC unleashes first Aquaman trailer during SDCC 2018
- GeForce GTX 1170 benchmark surfaces, faster than GTX 1080 Ti
- Escape the 'Isle of Dogs' in our Blu-ray giveaway!
- Apple's new MacBook Pro SEVERELY THROTTLES from Core i9 heat
- Z97X-SLI doesn't recognize NVME-SSD
- Design a Colorful SSD contest
- NZXT Kraken M22 CPU Cooler Review
- Question about ASROCK 970 Extreme3 1.0
- MSI X470 Gaming M7 AC (AMD X470) Motherboard Review
- Micron Launches Industry's First Enterprise SATA Solid State Drives Built on Leading 64-layer 3D NAND Technology
- Micron, Rambus, Northwest Logic and Avery Design to Deliver a Comprehensive GDDR6 Solution for Next-Generation Applications
- Toshiba Memory America Unveils UFS Devices Utilizing 64-Layer, 3D Flash Memory
- ASUS Announces GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Series Gaming Graphics Cards
- ASUS Announces ASUS Hangouts Meet Hardware Kit