Thermaltake Frio Review
Published: 18th May 2010 | Source: Thermaltake | Price: £38.18 |
Introductions can be very hard to write, and it doesn't get easier with a well known company like Thermaltake. If anything it's harder because your audience pretty much know it all anyways, so I'll save some time and fill some real estate with a copy and paste from their website.
Since the beginning of Thermaltake in 1999, it has been at the forefront of creating new and exciting products at a time where most computer users were provided little to no choices for components that may seem irrelevant, but in reality crucial to the performance of a PC.
Thermaltake Server Series solutions, with years of thermal experience and industry leadership, sets its goal on reforming total thermal management in server segment by formulating the perfect mixture of versatility, efficiency and thermal management with each respective server product category: Rackmount Chassis, Server Fixed & Redundant Power Supply and Server CPU Cooling Management Solutions.
With its comprehensive line of products available, it enables Thermaltake's core customers to enjoy a one-stop-shop experience, reduce product design-in evaluation period and most important of all, flawless integration process. Each of Thermaltake's strengths enables its customer to focus on their core business while taking advantage of the skills and efficiency of a single thermal management solution partner.
On the menu today is their latest CPU heat sink the Frio, labelled as a cooler for overclockers in our eyes it has a lot to live up to, lets glance over the paper statistics.
139(L) x 98(W) x 165(H) mm
|Heatsink Material||Aluminum Fins |
Aluminum & Copper Base
|Heatpipe||Ø 8mm x 5|
|Fan Dimension||120(L) x 120(H) x 25(W) mm|
|Fan Speed||1,200 ~ 2,500 RPM|
|Noise Level||20 ~ 43 dBA|
|Max. Air Flow||101.6 CFM|
|Max. Air Pressure||4.2 mmH2O|
|Power Connector||3 Pin|
|Rated Voltage||12 V|
|Started Voltage||6 V|
|Rated Current||0.5 A|
|Power Input||6 W|
|MTBF||50,000 Hrs @ 40℃|
Enough with the delays, let's move on and give this new cooler a look.