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Wednesday, 01 June 2011 13:01

Scythe Kozuti low profile cooler tested - 2 Overview

Written by Eliot Kucharik
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Review: Small, but powerful 


Overview:



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The base is pure copper but Scythe decided to nickel-plate it, to avoid discoloration due to oxidation. Of course, it has a mirror finish and yes, the reflection on it is our camera.
 
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 The cooler consists of three 6mm heatpipes.

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As you can see the heatpipes are tightly "wrapped" around the fan, of course they don't touch.

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The aluminium fans are quite thin and as usual, build quality of Scythe's coolers is excellent.

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The box contains all parts to fit on AM2/AM3 and Intel 775/115x/1366 sockets.



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To keep the space usage of the cooler low, you have to remove the backplate of the AMD cooler mounts. To mount the cooler, you'll need to use four screws.

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 Finally the Slip Stream 8cm fan, rated at 800 (±30%) to 3300rpm (±10%). Our fan ran from 1000 to 3550rpm.

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If your case is taller you may also mount a 10cm slim fan on top of the cooler, which would reduce noise when the 8cm starts spinning like a little chopper. Our fan is not available anymore, but the Scythe Jyu Slim SY1012SL12L with up to 1000rpm or the SY1012SL12M up to 2000rpm will do just fine.

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