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Dynatron A22 V-Shaped Skived Athlon64 Heatsink Review
Nov 02, 2005 - Frosty No.1876
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The heatsink at first appears to be nothing more than a plain aluminum skived heatsink, but closer examination reveals a couple very effective innovations, not the least of which are the V-shaped fins.

Dynatron A41 (SK-V24) V-Shaped Skived Athlon64 Heatsink Review
Oct 31, 2005 - Frosty No.1875
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

Designed properly, a skived aluminum heatsink can leave an extruded aluminum heatsink in the dust.

Evercool Magic Cooler MAG01CA Heatsink Review
Oct 29, 2005 - Frosty No.1874
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

Will its compact 70mm fan deliver enough airflow? Can its slim 4mm thick disk of copper set into the base really make any difference?

Jetart JAK801 Athlon64 Heatsink Review
Oct 24, 2005 - Frosty No.1872
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

It might be a little strange to be testing out a Socket 754 AMD Athlon64 heatsink, but there are plenty of single-channel DDR Socket 754 processors still out there...

Evercool K802-715CA Athlon64 Heatsink Review
Sep 15, 2005 - Frosty No.1853
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

Consumers investigating this model from Evercool had best limit its application to lower model number socket 754/939 Athlon64/Sempron CPUs.

Zalman CNPS9500 LED Heatsink Review
Sep 13, 2005 - Frosty No.1851
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The Zalman CNPS9500 LED heatsink is compatible with all current AMD and Intel socket formfactors (including Sockets 775, 478, 939, 940, 754), and weighs in at roughly 530grams.

Evercool NW11F Pentium 4 Heatsink Review
Jun 05, 2005 - Frosty No.1799
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The Evercool NW11F-CLB825CA/LD2 is a socket 478 Pentium 4 heatsink based on a fairly standard design principle.

Spire Verticool SPA49B0 Socket A Heatsink Review
May 01, 2005 - Frosty No.1783
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

A single 80x25mm fan forces air through a stacked array of aluminum fins, connected to the lower half of the heatsink by two "U" shaped 6mm diameter copper heatpipes.

Scythe SCKK-1000 Kama Cooler Heatsink Review
Nov 28, 2004 - Frosty No.1694
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The word 'Kama' means scythe in Japanese, and with that we can only assume that the Scythe SCKK1000 is supposed to take a "slice out of heat..."

Gigabyte 3D Rocket Cooler PCU22-SE Heatsink Review
Nov 22, 2004 - Frosty No.1686
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The Gigabyte PCU22-SE is configured to work on the socket 462/A AthlonXP, socket 478 & 775 Pentium 4, and socket 754/940/939 Athlon64 processors.

AOpen ACP4SH Pentium 4 Heatsink Review
Nov 21, 2004 - Frosty No.1685
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

Designed with a skived copper base, and heatpipes, this cooler is technically used with the socket 775 Intel processor in the XCube system.

Cooljag JACE2DC/180 1U Socket 478 Heatsink Review
Nov 15, 2004 - Frosty No.1680
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The Cooljag 2QC/180 has an extra set of tall copper fins on either side of the squirrel cage fan, whereas the JACE2DC/180 we are testing here, maintains the same 7mm tall fins from end-to-end.

Cooljag E44C/180 1U Socket 478 Heatsink Review
Nov 13, 2004 - Frosty No.1678
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The E44C/180 is a fully copper skived heatsink which is actively cooled by a thin squirrel cage fan that rests on top.

Cooljag 2QC/180 1U Socket 478 Heatsink Review
Nov 13, 2004 - Frosty No.1679
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The 2QC/180 is actively cooled with a 15mm-thin squirrel cage fan that intakes air through the body of the heatsink, before exhausting it out through another set of copper fins.

Cooling Overview 2004 - High Tech Heatsinks a Plenty
Oct 18, 2004 - Frosty No.1867
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

In the following pages you'll see every imaginable shape, material, and size of cooling system and heatsink.

Scythe NCU-2000 Pentium4 Heatsink Review
Sep 13, 2004 - Frosty No.1645
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

It functions by making use of the air currents that exist within a computer case to keep itself, and the processor cool.

Asus Crux P4 XB7N Heatsink Review
Sep 12, 2004 - Frosty No.1644
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The Crux P4 is the first Asus heatsink to be tested by FrostyTech, and thanks to its thermally controlled fan, is also one of the quietest ones for its class.

nPowerTek TTIC NPH-201 Socket A Heatsink Review
Aug 30, 2004 - Frosty No.1637
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

This column, 25mm in diameter and made from a hollow copper cylinder, has a chemical coating on the inside that works to the same effect as a wick in a traditional heatpipe...

Vantec VA4-7245 Aeroflow 2 Socket A Heatsink Review
Aug 29, 2004 - Frosty No.1636
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

It's no surprise that heatsink makers like Vantec are still creating newer Socket A heatsinks for the mass markets.

nPowerTek TTIC NPH-101 Pentium4 Heatsink Review
Aug 08, 2004 - Frosty No.1621
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The large heat column stands 100mm tall, and comes in direct contact with the processor core. The hollow copper heat column works because of a chemically coated interior surface.

Verax Polargate AL S Pentium4 Heatsink Review
Jul 11, 2004 - Frosty No.1608
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The Polargate Al S does take a few steps towards higher cooling performance which may interest some mainstream consumers.

Zalman ZM-2HC1 Heatpipe HDD Cooler Review
May 24, 2004 - Frosty No.1588
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

A better solution recently came to light in the form of Zalman's ZM-2HC1 heatpipe hard drive cooling rack, primarily because it addresses the noise and vibration factor.

Verax GmbH P17CuX Ultra Quiet Heatsink Review
May 23, 2004 - Frosty No.1585
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

As always, Verax place their focus on quiet, then cooling... and the newly released Intel Pentium 4 (willamette) / Socket 603/604 Xeon Verax P17CuX heatsink is here.

AVC Z7H2403012 Internal Prism Base Heatsink Review
May 22, 2004 - Frosty No.1584
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

What is the newest trend in heatsink thermal design? Hint, it's not heat pipes, prolific amounts of copper, phase change materials or cold forging...

Alpha Novatech S-PAL8952 Pentium4 Heatsink Review
May 05, 2004 - Frosty No.1577
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

We'll be comparing the Alpha S-PAL8952 against the best Socket 478 heatsinks on the planet, so read on!

AVC Z7U7408001 Heatpipe P4 Heatsink Review
May 02, 2004 - Frosty No.1576
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

The AVC Z7U7408001 is an amazingly powerful heatsink, the name isn't very consumer friendly, so bear with me as I get used to typing out a 10-digit product number...

Vantec VP4-7245 Aeroflow 2 P4 Heatsink Review
Apr 24, 2004 - Frosty No.1572
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

Vantec's entire socket 478 heatsink weighs in at 472grams, and interestingly enough, gets by with just a 70mm fan; odd since 80mm fans are the standard these days.

Cooler Master Hyper 6 KHCV81U1 Copper K8/P4 Heatsink
Apr 20, 2004 - Frosty No.1568
Category: Cooling / Heatsinks

Fresh from the chrome plated Jet4 wonder, Cooler master are back with the brand new 6-heatpipe packing Hyper6 KHC-V81-U1 Intel Pentium4 and AMD Athlon64 heatsink!

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