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Thermalright SLK800 Copper Heatsink Review
Thermalright SLK800 Copper Heatsink Review
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Abstract: Okay, an all silver heatsink would be better, but since such a thing doesn't exist in the mainstream cooling world, we'll just have to settle for the Thermalright SLK-800 and plug our ears.

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Thermalright   Cooling / Heatsinks   Nov 26, 2002   Max Page  
Home > Reviews > Page Title: Synthetic Temperature Test Results

Synthetic Temperature Test Results: *Ranked according to 100W small interface die test results.

FrostyTech Synthetic Temperature Test Platform Results
Mfg. Model Ambient Temp. 27mm large copper block 15mm small copper block 27mm large copper block 15mm small copper block Thermal pad No. Fans Fan Noise Clip force
50W 50W 100W 100W
Thermalright SLK800 21.7 34.8 37.5 45.2 51.6 none 1 loud med
Thermalright AX-7 21.7 34.8 37.1 46.1 52.1 none 1 loud med
Tocools Novasonic 22.9 40.9 39.9 54.4 59.4 none 1 med stiff
Coolink U1P2 26.1 39.4 44.9 50.9 62.2 none 2 loud easy
Arkua 628 23.9 42.7 42.1 58.9 62.3 none 1 med med
Thermal Integration TI-V77L 26.5 39.1 44.4 57.5 63.6 grey 1 med med
Sibak AC02625B 23.2 41.3 59.0 43.2 64.7 none 1 loud med
Coolink U2P 27.1 40.6 47.6 55.3 67.6 none 1 loud easy
Sibak AC06725TH

22.5

42.9 46.2 61.7 67.7 none 1 Very loud med
Coolermaster HHC-001 21.7 40.0 44.8 56.3 68.1 none 1 loud easy
Tocools Crown 23.2 38.8 53.2 47.9 70.2 none 1 loud stiff
Dynatron DY1206BH-625 23.2 40.0 55.1 47.6 70.4 none 1 loud stiff
Coolink H2T 27.1 44.5 49.0 60.8 70.9 none 1 med easy
AVC Tundra2 22.0 41.4 47.5 59.0 71.1 none 1 loud stiff
Coolink U1L2 26.1 42.3 51.1 57.9 72.2 none 2 med easy
Vantec CCK-6027D 27.4 45.4 49.6 64.9 73.4 none 1 med med
Coolermaster HSC-V62 21.4 47.4 52.8 61.7 74.5 none 1 quiet easy
NengTyi XPC5000 23.9 46.5 49.1 69.1 76.1 none 1 med med
Coolink U2L 27.1 45.6 52.6 62.7 76.2 none 1 med easy
Spire 5F263 22.6 44.7 51.8 64.3 76.2 white 1 low med
Titan TTC-CU5TB 24.2 46.2 51.2 61.8 76.4 none 1 loud stiff
Taisol CGK760092 23.4 42.7 51.3 61.2 77.5 pink 1 low med
Spire 5T235 22.3 43.0 50.3 62.8 78.1 white 1 med med
Zalman CNPS6000-Cu 24.8 46.4 53.8 65.6 78.2 none 1 very low easy
Ajigo MF014-021 27.8 47.6 54.0 65.6 78.5 grey 1 med med
Ajigo SF017-011 27.2 47.5 55.1 65.7 78.9 grey 1 med med
AVC 112AM1 24.8 46.6 52.9 70.1 79.6 none 1 low stiff
Coolink H1T 27.1 49.2 53.6 69.4 79.9 none 1 med easy
Sibak AE01625B 23.5 40.8 54.4 57.1 81.0 none 1 loud easy
Coolermaster HHC-L61 21.5 47.2 48.3 71.2 82.3 none 1 quiet easy
Thermaltake Volcano 6cu+ 26.5 40.3 55.3 58.6 84.4 carbon 1 loud med
JMC Products 400023 23.1 44.5 65.2 55.3 85.2 Chomerics T725 1 low easy
Sibak AT01515B 23.0 45.1 64.6 60.1 95.2 none 2 med stiff
Verax P11T 26.1 61.2 69.7 90.9 102.7 none 1 none easy
Verax P14 26.1 56.9 67.4 81.6 101.2 none 1 none easy
50W 50W 100W 100W

The initial temperature test results of this combination are really good, and it is little wonder with a fan like that. To be honest, the Thermalright SLK800 design is also quite capable from what we can see. Manufacturers like Tocools also use a similar triangular base shape to help deflect the air out to the sides, and remove the possibility of warm standing air under the motor.

Rise Above Ambient Temp. (c)
Mfg. Model 27mm large copper block 15mm small copper block 27mm large copper block 15mm small copper block
50W 50W 100W 100W
Thermalright SLK800 13.1 15.8 23.5 29.9
Thermalright AX-7 13.1 15.4 24.4 30.4
Coolink U1P2 13.3 19.8 26.8 36.1
Tocools Novasonic 18.0 17.0 31.5 36.5
Thermal Integration TI-V77L 12.6 17.9 31.0 37.1
Arkua 628 18.8 18.2 35.0 38.4
Coolink U2P 13.5 20.5 28.2 40.5
Sibak AC02625B 18.1 35.8 20.0 41.5
Coolink H2T 17.4 21.9 33.7 43.8
Sibak AC06725TH 20.4 23.7 39.2 45.2
Vantec CCK-6027D 18.0 22.2 37.5 46.0
Coolink U1L2 16.2 25.0 31.8 46.1
Coolermaster HHC-001 18.3 23.1 34.3 46.4
Tocools Crown 15.6 30.0 24.7 47.0
Dynatron DY1206BH-625 16.8 31.9 24.4 47.2
Coolink U2L 18.5 25.5 35.6 48.9
AVC Tundra2 19.4 26.5 37.0 49.1
Ajigo MF014-021 19.8 26.2 37.8 50.7
Ajigo SF017-011 20.3 27.9 38.5 51.7
NengTyi XPC5000 22.6 25.2 45.2 52.2
Titan TTC-CU5TB 22.0 27.0 37.6 52.2
Coolink H1T 22.1 26.5 42.3 52.8
Coolermaster HSC-V62 26.0 31.4 40.3 53.1
Zalman CNPS6000-Cu 21.6 29.0 40.8 53.4
Spire 5F263 22.1 29.2 41.7 53.6
Taisol CGK760092 19.3 37.8 27.9 54.1
AVC 112AM1 21.8 28.1 45.3 54.8
Spire 5T235 20.7 28.0 40.5 55.8
Sibak AE01625B 17.3 30.9 33.6 57.5
Thermaltake Volcano 6cu+ 13.8 28.8 32.1 57.9
Coolermaster HHC-L61 25.7 26.8 49.7 60.8
JMC Products 400023 21.3 42.0 32.1 62.0
Sibak AT01515B 22.1 41.6 37.1 72.2
Verax P11T 35.1 43.6 64.8 76.6
Verax P14 30.8 41.3 55.5 75.1
50W 50W 100W 100W

As performance heatsinks for the Socket A/370 platform go, the Thermalright SLK800 raises the bar rather high with the help of one very loud fan. Still, if performance cooling is your main deciding factor, this combination is the one to get. For the rest of us who really don't need something quite this loud, the SLK800 can accommodate smaller fans like 25mmx60mm or even 15mmx70mm - it all depends on your requirements.

In any case, to those of you who wrote into us here at FrostyTech.com and requested this review, here you go! The results speak for themselves, and apart from the fact that the clip take a big chunk of copper out of the central portion, there isn't much to frown on. I'd be really interested to see a Socket 754 (Hammer) version or even a socket 478 version in the future, but for the moment, I believe socket A is the only one covered by this type of Thermalright heatsink.

The folks at 2cooltek.com have the Thermalright SLK800 up for grabs for about $42USD without a fan, and you should be able to find a 38mm thick 80mm Delta for $15USD on the web.

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Table of Contents:

 1:  Thermalright SLK800 Copper Heatsink Review
 2:  The Heatsink: From all sides
 3:  Heatsink Test Parameters
 4:  Acoustic Test Results
 5: — Synthetic Temperature Test Results

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