FrostyTech.com Heatsink Reviews and Analysis
      
TOP 5 Heat Sinks     TOP 5 Low Profile Heat Sinks     TOP 5 Liquid Coolers    
 Reviews + Articless     News     HSF Mfg's Index     Advanced Search    

Thermaltake Active Memory Cooling Kit
Thermaltake Active Memory Cooling Kit
  0%   
Abstract: The active memory cooling kit is designed for use on DDR and SDRAM, and will cool up to four slots.

 Company link  Category  Published  Author 
Thermaltake   Cooling / Heatsinks   Nov 04, 2001   Max Page  


Thermaltake Active Memory Cooling Kit Review

Thermaltake have always managed to introduce innovative and colourful cooling products into the marketplace which serve the needs of performance users and case modders alike. The active memory cooling kit is designed for use on DDR and SDRAM, and will cool up to four slots.

The main component of the kit is a special heat spreader with a stubby 40mm fan attached to it. The fan is made by a manufacturer called Evercool and draws 0.13A. The little memory cooling fan has a protective grill over the intake, but is essentially noise free.

This orange section of the kit is attached to the leading stick of memory so that the fan overhangs the other two or three sticks.

The memory heatspreaders are mounted to the memory chips by double sided thermal tape, and small spring clips. The clips help to ensure that pressure is consistently applied to the heatspreader and a good as possible interface is maintained.

The little 40mm fan plugs into a standard fan header, or with the pass through cable included with the kit, to a standard molex power connector.

In practice the effect on the temperature of the memory modules is variable on the load the the computer is putting on them at any one instant. In the case of SDRAM we found the temperatures to average around 27 C when no cooling was applied. With that memory cooling kit installed, and the small cooling fan running away the temperature dropped a minor amount to 25.5 C.

The effect was pretty small, but then again we were only dealing with SDRAM in this instance. Most of all, I would say that case modders with side windows would be most interested in this unit. When installed, the unit does look rather cool, and as always a little extra cooling can't hurt.



Follow Frostytech on FacebookFrostytech News RSS FeedFollow frostytech on Twitter
Resources
° Got Feedback?
° Mk.II Test Platform
° Where To Buy?
° Manufacturer Index
° Industry Dir.
° Cooling Projects

DeepCool Maelstrom 240 Liquid Cooling System Review

DeepCool Gamer Storm Lucifer K2 Heatsink Review

Gelid Antarctica Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-D9L 3U Low Noise Heatsink Review

BeQuiet Shadow Rock LP Heatsink Review

IBM Watson Analytics for Heatsink Test Data
...More Articles >>




Websites you may also like:
PCSTATS

Google Search Frostytech

Time stamped: 4:29PM, 09.22.2017
In Case You Missed it...
°  Ryzen ITX Cooler Roundup @ LanOC Reviews

°  Keeping Intel Core X-Series CPUs Cool With Noctua Air Cooling

°  Noctua NH-U9 TR4-SP3: Keeping Threadripper Running Happy

°  Destroyed Aluminum Heatsink

°  Noctua NF-A20 and NF-A12x15 Review

°  Game Max Iceberg 240mm Liquid Cooler Review




FrostyTech.com
Since June 1999


Find a Heatsink / RSS Feeds
Latest Heatsink Reviews
Top 5 Heatsinks Tested
News RSS Feed
Reviews RSS Feed


Social Media
Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest


FrostyTech.com Info
Feedback
Contact Us / Heatsink Submissions
Submit News
Legal
Suite 66
© Copyright 1999-2017 www.frostytech.com All Rights Reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use
Images © FrostyTech.com and may not be reproduced without express written permission.
Current students and faculty of accredited Universities may use Frostytech images in research papers and thesis, provided each image is attributed.