Asus Triton 75 CPU Cooler

Conclusion

Conclusion

The Asus Triton is a competent cooler, but only once you add a fan to it. I think Asus have made a mistake marketing it as a fanless design and not including a fan in the package. If you're a quiet PC freak then I would look elsewhere.

However, combine the Triton with a decent fan and it does do well. Whether you want to get one is up to personal choice. Lack of a fan included might put you off or it might mean you can choose your own and not use the manufacturers own.

Value-wise, around £25 UK RRP is pretty good for a cooler of this stature, but I don't know how much there is for the Asus Triton 75 to stand out in a market saturated with excellent coolers.

I'm going to recommend the cooler, with the proviso of using a 3rd Party fan to the mix.

Recommended Award

The Good

+ Good performance with a fan added
+ Nice looking design
+ Easy to install

The Mediocre

* Could obstruct chipset cooling on some motherboards
* Price a little high considering no fan is included

The Bad

- No fan included
- Not a "stand out" cooler

Thanks to Asus for the review sample

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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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