Legit Cooling Reviews
Thermaltake Frío Overclocking CPU Cooler Review
|Date:||Sat, May 29, 2010 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Ken Brown -|
Thermaltake Frio - What's in the Box?
When you first look at a picture of the Frío you will notice that this air cooler has a “side-flow” design to get the most airflow as possible. By having this kind of tower design we are actually able to mount two 120mm fans on to the cooling tower. The Frío itself is built around 5 thermal heat pipes that help conduct heat from a nickel-coated mirrored base. Thermaltake also designed the Frío with 48 custom designed aluminum fins made out of .4mm-thich aluminum for the maximum amount of heat dissipation.
Thermaltake ships the Frío with the two 120mm fans with independent speed controls for both. The fans run at speeds rated between 1200 RPM to 2500 RPM and are rated for a maximum of 102 CfM at 20-43 dBA in sound noise. Depending on your setup and needs, you can choose to run one fan or both fans for maximum airflow.
The Frio kit has enough mounting hardware to fit most all processors on the market today including: Intel’s Latest 6-core, LGA1366, 1156, and 775 sockets as well as AMD’s AM3, AM2+, and AM2. Besides the cooler and specific mounting hardware for AAMD and Intel hardware, you will find nuts, washers, vibration isolators, and a generous supply of Thermaltake thermal grease for your build.
Next Page - Installing the Frio CPU Cooler
Page 1 - Introducing Thermaltake Frio - The Ultimate Overclocking Cooler
Page 2 - Thermaltake Frio - What's in the Box?
Page 3 - Installing the Frio CPU Cooler
Page 4 - Core i7 Test System
Page 5 - Frio Test Results
Page 6 - Final Thought & Conclusions