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Cooler Master V10

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Now we have the Cooler Master V10. This would be the biggest air cooler that I have had the pleasure of using. The V10 is also the only hybrid cooler in the roundup. We recently had a full review of the V10 back in March by Brian. With a little prying Brian let loose of the V10 long enough to allow me to test it for the round up. I knew the V10 was big, but once in hand it hit me how big it truly is.

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For a little fun and to put a little scale on it, I set a standard 12oz Dr. Pepper soda can next to the V10.

Specifications:

  • Model: RR-B2P-UV10-GP
  • CPU Socket: Intel LGA1366 & 775, AMD 754/939/940/AM2+/AM3
  • Dimension: (L) 9.32 x (W) 5.11 x (H) 6.36 inches or 236.5 x 129.6 x 161.3 mm
  • Weight: 2.65 lbs
  • Heat Sink Material: Cu base, AL fin, 10 heatpipes
  • Heat Pipes Dimensions: 6mm
  • Fan Dimension: (L) 4.73 x (W) 1.00 x (H) 4.73 inches or 120 x 25 x120 mm
  • Fan Speed: 800~2400 R.P.M
  • Fan Airflow: 90 CFM (max)
  • Fan Air Pressure: 2.94mm-H2O
  • Bearing Type: Rifle Bearing
  • Fan Life Expectancy: 40,000 hours @ 25 oC
  • Fan Noise Level (dB-A): 17 dB-A (min)
  • Connector: 4-Pin
  • Fan Control: PWM
  • Operation Temperature: 25 ~ 70 o
  • Power: 70W (max)
  • Rated Current: 9.8A (max)

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The V10 has a nice finish to the base and is nice and flat. It is not a perfect mirror finish, but I have seen worse.

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The V10 covers most if not all of the motherboard’s top half. So a large deep case will be needed.

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