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Globalwin CAK4-86 Copper Heatsink Review
Globalwin CAK4-86 Copper Heatsink Review
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Abstract: True performance coolers are starting to fall by the wayside as consumers have gradually picked up the call to arms for quieter, low-noise cooling over raw fan power, and high decibels.

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Globalwin   Cooling / Heatsinks   Dec 22, 2002   Max Page  

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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
Globalwin CAK4-86 25.7 36.6 44.3 47.0 60.6 none 1 high eacy
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
Globalwin CAK4-88T 26.1 43.9 50.4 54.5 68.1 none 1 quiet easy
Coolermaster HHC-001 21.7 40.0 44.8 56.3 68.1 none 1 loud easy
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
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
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 only real competition here for the Globalwin CAK4-86 is from the two Thermalright heatsinks which use the exact same type of 38mm thick Delta fan. The Tocools Novasonic does remarkably well considering the size of the fan used there, and the Coolink rounds out the bunch with a Sanyo Denki fan of the 38mm thick order as well.

Let's have a look at the final rise above ambient temperature results to see where things really stand.

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
Globalwin CAK4-86 10.9 18.6 21.3 34.9
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
Globalwin CAK4-88T 17.8 24.3 28.4 42.0
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
Dynatron DY1206BH-625 16.8 31.9 24.4 47.2
Coolink U2L 18.5 25.5 35.6 48.9
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

The Globalwin CAK4-86 comes very close to the Thermalright SLK800 and AX-7, but still sits a few degrees short despite the fact that all three heatsinks were tested with the same model fan. Never the less, the CAK4-86 shows remarkable performance scaling with the increase of fan speed RPM and CFM values.

The solid, one-piece skived copper heatsink conducts heat very well, and with the fan adaptor and 80mm fan the heatsink doesn't seem to suffer whatsoever. The bar for high-end performance coolers has been raised pretty high, so it is not unexpected that the more economical heatsinks will come in close to the top of reference coolers without quite being able to displace the best performers. If you're looking at the Globalwin CAK4-86 for your overclocking needs it will suite them as shown in the list of reference coolers above, but at a very high sound level.

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 1:  Globalwin CAK4-86 Copper Heatsink Review
 2:  Close up look at the heatsink
 3:  Heatsink Test Parameters
 4:  Acoustic Test Results
 5: — Synthetic Temperature Test Results

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