Tocools Regal From All
||The Fan: |
The Delta fan used here is 80mm in size and protected by a fan grill. The fan draws 0.51A
and rotates at around 4000RPM.The fan connects to the motherboard via a standard three-pin motherboard fan header. There is just 1.5mm of clearance below the fan, and above the
square tips of the fins.
Top: With 17 fins machined from a solid block of
aluminum, the heatsink is blocky in appearance. Fins are !1mm thick, and are spaced 2mm apart. Looking at the center of the
heatsink we can see a glimpse of the triangular shaped base which helps to give the Regal an
A: The side profile of the Regal shows a very simple heatsink appearance, and little extra in the way of detail. A small recess supports a bracket which the 80mm screws into. The fins are indented in a few locations, and while is hard to see, the wire clips which hold the heatsink in place fit into small slots on the edges as well.
||Side B: |
The wire clips
Tocools to hold the Regal
in place fit into the cuts in the side of the heatsink here. The fins themselves are stepped as
well. The outer fins of the heatsink are 6mm thick on each side, and if
you look at the base you will notice that doesn't show at all. This is because
the base actually tapers down from 20mm to 1mm at the very edges.
The base has been machined perfectly flat, and is very smooth.
I really which more manufacturers would take the extra effort and mill
down the base of their heatsinks as well. In the end, the consumer
can use less thermal compound, and the heatsink is able to work