( 4.3 Average / 12 Ratings )
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Works, easy install, not too big and didn't block my ram.
Better than stock
The main advantage I see to this cooler (besides the fact it works just as well as any cooler in its price range) Is that is had a different shape and fan orientation then most coolers this sizes. This way a key factor for me and the reason I used this in the end. Most other coolers this sizes with a good size fan and heat pipe and a much bigger footprint over your cup. In my case almost all standard sizes coolers would hover over 2 of my ram slots, thus making it impossible to use all 4 slots.
This cooler is narrow at the base and doesn't get wide till a higher point, further from your Mobo. So 5 points for unique shape and knitchy applications. I'd recommend this for hot, small, cramped builds. Also ya cant argue with the price.
Did a okay job
Picked this cooler up in 2014 for my Haswell build. I liked it because it had a front facing fan, a low profile without covering ram slots, and didn't stick out in the case like the 212. It's a great fit for small form cases, and it's fairly inexpensive.
Good low profile cooler! I would use this in any mid-tower or micro that has no clearance for a 120mm fan!
Good cooler. It has 4 direct contact heat pipes, which means you need more thermal paste when applying. Also, it has enough clearance for memory slots.