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    

JMC Arctic Blast 400023 Heatsink Review
JMC Arctic Blast 400023 Heatsink Review
  73%   
Abstract: The Arctic Blast heatsink we are looking at today is rated for just an Athlon XP of up to 1.53GHz (PIII CuMine to 1.1GHz).

 Company link  Category  Published  Author 
JMC Products   Cooling / Heatsinks   Mar 24, 2002   Max Page  
Home > Reviews > Page Title: Time for a close look at this heatsink

JMC Products Arctic Blast Heatsink From All Angles
The Fan:
The fan really doesn't seem like it is very advanced. The impeller style is not generally something we comment on, but in this case the fan blades stood out for their utter simplicity. The fan connects to the motherboard via a nice 31cm long cable which connects to a 3-pin fan header supporting RPM monitoring. The fan is held in place by four rather large bolts.

Heatsink Top:
Notice that "Taisol" is written on the socket clip? The 80mm long extrusion has no cross cuts, and no texturing on the very thin fins themselves. It is good to see the little tabs on the socket clip which prevent the assembly from sliding on the core after it has been installed.

Side A:
With a total of 21 fins on the Arctic Blast measuring from 0.5mm to 0.2mm at the tips air resistance should not be much of an issue. The fins are each spaced 2mm apart and the baseplate is 7mm thick which is just slightly over the norm of 6mm.
Side B:
The clip requires the use of a screwdriver to engage or disengage and is easy enough to work with. The fins all have a smooth finish which doesn't lend itself to creating turbulence in the air moving over their surfaces.
Heatsink Base:
Mass produced extruded heatsinks tend to have their bases sanded because the extrusions are not necessarily flat. The sanding process smooths out small bumps or waves in the base which could case problems when mounting it to processors. JMC use a small patch of Chomerics T725 to bridge the thermal gap.


 Previous Page °
° Next Page 

Table of Contents:

 1:  JMC Arctic Blast 400023 Heatsink Review
 2: — Time for a close look at this heatsink
 3:  New Heatsink Test Parameters
 4:  Thermal and Acoustic Results

List all JMC Products heat sinks that Frostytech tested?

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

Gelid Tranquillo 4 Air Cooled Heatsink Review

Coolermaster Ergostand III Laptop Cooling Stand Review

Noctua NH-L9x65 Low Profile Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-D9DXi4-3U LGA2011 Xeon Server/Workstation Heatsink Review

Scythe Fuma SCFM-1000 Heatsink

Scythe Ninja 4 SCNH-4000 Heatsink Review
...More Articles >>




Websites you may also like:
PCSTATS

Google Search Frostytech

Time stamped: 3:52PM, 09.21.2019
In Case You Missed it...
°  Thermalright Macho 120 Rev.B CPU Cooler Review

°  Corsair H100i RGB Platinum TR4 Follow Up Review

°  Swiftech H240 X3 AIO processor cooler

°  SilverStone Lucid LD03 Computer Case Review

°  Deepcool Gamer Storm Castle 240EX Review

°  ATS Design Services for Digi-Key Customers




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 1999-2019 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.