Technology and gaming content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
8,589 Reviews & Articles | 67,056 News Posts

GlobalWin TAK68 HSF Review (Page 1)

Today's heatsinks are finding themselves in a whole new world. It seems that everyone is wanting to have some good cooling, but without all the noise. This is a mighty tall order, but one of the old-timers has stepped up to the plate again. Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he takes us on a tour of the new GlobalWin TAK68 HSF. It features a dual fan setup and some other features that may just set it apart from the crowd.
By Mike Wright on Mar 3, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST - 0 mins, 50 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 80%Manufacturer: GlobalWin


Founded in 1992, GlobalWin has been a key player in cooling for quite some time now. They were close to becoming a legend when they came out with their FOP series of heatsink, and just about everyone around would recommend them for an overclocked rig. But things had become a little quiet of late. Sure, they have been improving a couple of older designs by modifying the base material and playing with different sized fans, but there just wasn't anything really new for the Enthusiast crowd...until now.

With all the desire for peace and quiet during operation of even the most powerful of system, GlobalWin decided it was time to do something about the noise problem. Today, we're going to take a look at the TAK68. It features not one, but two fans that run at lower speeds and are attached to an aluminum sink. Can this strange combination keep your system quiet and still maintain a respectable level of cooling?

That's what we're going to find out...

Last updated: Dec 13, 2019 at 07:15 pm CST

PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.

USUnited States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at

UKUnited Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at

AUAustralia: Find other tech and computer products like this over at

CACanada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at

DEDeutschland: Finde andere Technik- und Computerprodukte wie dieses auf


We openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here. Please contact us if you wish to respond.