Spire has begun selling a new GPU cooler that features three fans as well as five copper heat pipes.
According to the manufacturer, the cooler was designed for up to 180W GPU designs from AMD and Nvidia, including the Radeon 6900/6800, 5800 and 4800 series as well as the GeForce GTX/GTS series ranging from the GTS 250 to GTX580 as well as 7800, 7900, 8800, 9600 and 9800 series of GPUs. Spire "guarantees" a swift heat transfer from the graphics processor to the three fans.
The SkyMax - SP286S1-V1-PWM includes two 80 mm and one 90 mm fan that are capable of shifting 36.5 cubic feet of air per minute (cfm). Spire rates the device at a MTBF of 30,000 hours and offers a 3 year warranty. The maximum noise level emitted by the cooler is 22.0 dBA. The suggested retail price of the SkyMax is $59.99 and includes mounting brackets, bolts and clips, insulators, washers and screws.