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CRYORIG reveals their insane Frostbit M.2 heatsink

There is no kill quite like overkill when it comes to cooling

CRYORIG reveals their insane Frostbit M.2 heatsink

CRYORIG reveals their insane Frostbit M.2 heatsink

There is a lot to like about M.2 NVMe SSDs, be it their SATA thrashing performance, its ultra-compact form factor or its ability to be installed directly onto a motherboard with no additional cables. 

Some early NVMe SSDs suffered from thermal problems, especially when handling high workloads for extended periods of time, creating a position in the market for M.2 heatsinks, which hope to allow SSDs to run cool and achieve peak performance for extended periods of time. NVMe heatsinks also deliver their users to offer an improved system aesthetic by covering up their SSD's PCB with an attractive heatsink, something which is especially useful for showpiece systems or those who use NVMe drives with blue or green PCBs. 

CRYORIG has decided to reveal their first M.2 cooling solution before Computex starts next month, hoping to drum up some excitement for everything else that they have planned for the event. This M.2 heatsink is called the Frostbit, easily achieving the accolade of "world's largest M.2 heatsink". 

While most M.2 heatsinks are simple pieces of machined metal with a flat base and a large surface area CRYPRIG has gone one step beyond to offer what they believe is the pinnacle of M.2 cooling performance, integrating two heatpipes and an aluminium finstack into their design for additional cooling capability. 

  

CRYORIG reveals their insane Frostbit M.2 heatsink  

Now I know what you are thinking, surely this heatpipe and finstack will conflict with my graphics card or some other system component? Thankfully CRYORIG has designed the Frostbit around this issue, allowing the angle of the secondary heatsink to be adjusted to suit your PC, though multi-GPU setups may still prove challenging depending on your motherboard's M.2 slot positioning. 

The first heatpipe on this heatsink is 1mm thick and is designed to transfer heat from the M.2 card surface to the remainder of the heatsink while the secondary heatpipe transfers heat to the cooler's finstack for additional cooling. Combined these heatsinks should be able to keep any M.2 device cool under sustained loads. 


CRYORIG reveals their insane Frostbit M.2 heatsink

 

At this time CRYORIG has not revealed the pricing or release date of their Frostbit M.2 heatsink, though it is likely that we will receive this information at Computex next month.   

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22-05-2018, 06:41:44

g0ggles1994
Overkill, but useful overkill since it will help remove thermal throttling even more.

I would like to see how this performs when sat near Blower and Open Air GPUsQuote

22-05-2018, 06:41:52

Daiyus
I know that this is completely overkill and unnecessary. However for some reason I really like it.Quote

22-05-2018, 08:08:56

ImprovizoR
Or you could just stop caring about perfect aesthetics on your PC case and get a case that has a side panel intake fan. Or mod an existing case to support one. Functionality > aesthetics.Quote

22-05-2018, 08:37:26

Warchild
I think its the copper powder coated looking finish that I like most of all.Quote

22-05-2018, 08:42:04

Warchild
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImprovizoR View Post
Or you could just stop caring about perfect aesthetics on your PC case and get a case that has a side panel intake fan. Or mod an existing case to support one. Functionality > aesthetics.
Sorry the 1990s called and said FU, we are keeping our sidecase Fans
I think we are at an era where functionality and aesthetics are the key to a good machine.
Although if the world took functionality over looks, then it would be a blessing not to see stupid RGB !Quote
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