Asus Triton 75 CPU Cooler

Installation

Installation

Installation had it's ups and downs. The motherboard I was using (the XFX 650i Ultra) has a 3rd Party chipset cooler attached to it in the Thermalright HR-05. This caused a bit of a problem as detailed below:

asus triton not enough room

The configuration of the board, combined with the coolers large size and the tower nature of the chipset cooler meant that I could not install the Triton 75 this way around. Luckily the cooler is pretty versatile and I switched it round as below:

asus triton switched round

Apart from this little niggle I felt that the Asus Triton 75 was very easy to install. The fact that you can actually get your fingers under the fins and get at the pins is very good, as opposed to a tower style cooler.

asus triton installed

A little bit of a tight fit perhaps, but this is due to the motherboard rather than the cooler so much I think. Something to look out for though.
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08-10-2007, 16:20:07

FarFarAway
Check out our latest look into the world of CPU cooling

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linkeroonie

08-10-2007, 17:21:23

!TIMMY!
Nice review

I thought the perfomance would be better without a fan.

08-10-2007, 17:50:00

FarFarAway
Me too, but Asus themselves didn't seem to think anything was remiss so I suppose it's normal

08-10-2007, 17:52:33

Ham
At least they're trying new designs, not just re-branding other companies stuff like a certain company.

Great job as ever kemp!

08-10-2007, 17:56:45

FarFarAway
Agreed and thanks

It's a nice design similar to Thermalrights SI-120 which is a nice cooler

08-10-2007, 18:45:39

ionicle
i like this, they've taken heatpipes, like on the scythe infinity, and done some sort of mash up with a thermalright SI 120 lol

very nice
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