With watercooling being an expensive and often delicate route for cooling your CPU there are plenty of enthusiasts who want to stretch the limits of their components with traditional air cooling and it is often a far more practical option. With the enormous heat output of today’s processors it takes considerable cooling to keep the temperatures down and as a result the market is full of some impressive looking units.
Today we’re going to look at the Thor’s Hammer cooler from Xigmatek, with a powerful name and imposing design the cooler certainly looks like a product that intends to make its mark.
Thor’s Hammer S126384 Product Number
120(W) x 90(H) x 160(D) mm Heat Sink Base Material
H.D.T. (Heat-pipe Direct Touch) Fin Material
Aluminium Alloy Heat-pipe 1st layer (base)
4 pcs. Φ8mm 2nd layer
3 pcs. Φ6mm Weight
800g Fan (option)
120x120x25mm * 2 ( 8pcs Anti-vibration rubber attached) Thermal Resistance (°C/W)
0.13 °C/W (with 120mm fan at 1000RPM)
All Intel® Socket 775 CPU
Core™ Extreme / Quad / Duo
Pentium® Extreme Edition / D
All Intel Socket 1366 CPU
All AMD Socket K8 754 / 939 / 940 CPU
Athlon™ 64 / FX / X2
All AMD Socket AM2-940 CPU
Phenom™ X3 X4
Athlon™ 64 / FX / X2
Packaging and Bundle
The packaging for the Thor’s hammer cooler insinuates that this product means serious business. The aggressive fonts combined with the holographic finish ensure that the box is just as eye catching as what is contained inside.
Bundled with the cooler are the necessary mounting brackets and tools, a manual and a small packet of thermal compound.
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