After running this mini-might through the gauntlet, I think that it managed to do a pretty good job. Even though it uses smaller fans, it still manages to give a very acceptable performance when it's put under pressure. It has found a very nice compromise between cooling and noise level.
The only real drawback I can see to this HSF is the clipping mechanism. Though it does manage to keep the cooler firmly attached to the processor, the fact that there is enough play room makes it necessary to make a physical adjustment before seating the heatsink. I think that if the clip were just a bit narrower, then this wouldn't be an issue. It's a simple fix, but it still gnaws at me a bit.
Bottom line...If you're the type of person who is sick and tired of the noise that comes from performance coolers, then take a look at this model. Though pricing isn't yet available, it is looking like it will be marketed at a very competitive price. It features a very nice performance/noise ratio, and will manage to look good in a windowed case too.
Very smooth base
Good cooling performance
Rating - 8.5/10
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.
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
- Every character trailer for Soulcalibur VI/combat tutorial
- Job J Stauffer reveals his experience working at Rockstar
- Fox flies Starlink: Battle for Atlas onto Nintendo Switch
- Ubisoft release For Honor 'Marching Fire' gameplay trailer
- Spider-Man 'The Heist' DLC adds 3 suits, October 23rd launch
- Inland Processional 3D NAND M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe Gen 3 Review
- ASRock A320M-DGS + Ryzen 5 2600 budget upgrade with older video card?
- Default Netgear Wireless WG111 Issue
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Review: The Perfect Card For 1440p
- Computer will not turn on.
- OnDeck Launches ODX for Banks
- Adobe Announces Next Generation of Creative Cloud at MAX 2018
- Sharkoon PURE STEEL: Minimalist PC Case for High-End Hardware
- Xara Designer Pro X v16 has been released
- Endless Road: Indie roguelite card game now on Steam