Cogage TRUE Spirit LGA1366 CPU CoolerThu, Oct 29, 2009 - 12:00 AM
A Closer Look at the TRUE Spirit
With the TRUE Spirit free of the packing we can get a good look at it. There are 4 U-shaped copper heatpipes and 48 aluminum fins all bent into a proprietary winglet design.
This design help minimize air resistance between the fins.
Looking from the top we can see that the TRUE Spirit has 4 small holes in the fins. This is for the spring clips for mounting the fan to the cooler. The TRUE Spirit comes with only two clips, so if you buy a second fan you will need spring clips as well.
As I had mentioned before the TRUE Spirit design is very similar to the ever popular Thermalright Ultra-120 RT1366, or TRUE as some call it. In the above image you can see the two coolers next to one another; it is easy to spot the very similar design and their differences.
The lower part of the TRUE Spirit also follows the design of the Ultra-120. The big difference is the number of heatpipes and they are bare copper.
The base of the cooler is smooth with a slightly raised center just like the Ultra-120. The finish of the base is not the best, but it is smooth.