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Technical Data: 34 Coolers In Comparison

A Comparison of 34 Coolers for the AMD Athlon XP
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Manufacturer & Product Weight WxDxH [mm] Fan Æ [mm] Fan Height [mm] Material Noise Level [dB(A)] RPM [1/min] Rtherm [°C/W] Tdie [°C]
Ajigo Corp. MF014-021 298 g 60 x 62 x 41 60 10 Ni plated 55.1 5800 0.41 53
Ajigo Corp. MF018-011 304 g 60 x 62 x 45 60 13 Ni plated 50.2 4700 0.45 55
AVC 112C81 292 g 78 x 63 x 63 60 13 cuAl 51.5 4500 0.38 51
AVC Frost 288 g 74 x 63 x 51 60 15 cuAl 51.2 4600 0.37 50
Coolermaster CP5-7JD1B-0L 371 g 80 x 75 x 71 70 25 cuAl 39.3 2400 0.54 61
Coolermaster HAC-V81 464 g 80 x 84 x 84 80 25 cuAl 65.2 4550 0.37 50
49.4 2780 0.46 55
CoolJag JVC652A 275 g 80 x 74 x 64 70 15 Al 50.3 4000 0.44 53
Fanner 5E070B1H3G Copper King II 336 g 63 x 60 x 48 60 20 cu 56.5 5100 0.52 60
Fanner 5F271B1M3 Falcon Rock 370 g 80 x 80 x 70 80 25 cuAl 50.1 2900 0.48 57
Global WIN CAK4-86 787 g 80 x 80 x 103 80 38 cu 72.6 6125 0.33 46
Global WIN CAK4-88T 662 g 80 x 80 x 92 80 25 cu 61.5 3400 0.38 51
Global WIN TAK58 445 g 87 x 66 x 80 60 15 Al 40.3 3300 0.51 61
Nengtyi KN-01 300 g 65 x 62 x 50 60 15 Ni plated 48.5 4670 0.57 63
Nengtyi KN-02 407 g 80 x 62 x 51 60 15 Ni plated 51.8 4800 0.50 58
Pentalpha APSK0168-B 278 g 80 x 65 x 60 60 20 Al 55.8 4200 0.50 57
Pentalpha APSK0181-C 277 g 72 x 65 x 60 60 20 cuAl 54.8 4125 0.46 54
Pentalpha APSK0181-L 277 g 72 x 65 x 60 60 20 cuAl 42.5 3050 0.55 60
SpringSpread Vento III 253 g 80 x 80 x 60 80 25 cuAl 48.3 2500 0.49 57
SpringSpread Unique2800 308 g 82 x 70 x 53 70 15 cuAl 50.3 3300 0.49 57
Swiftech MCX462-U+/ Y.S.-Tech Fan 762 g 76 x 76 x 58 75 16 cuAl 58.5 5520 0.40 51
Swiftech MCX462-U+ Vantec TD8038A 884 g 76 x 76 x 85 80 38 cuAl 69.3 5900 0.34 47
Taisol CGK760172 305 g 80 x 60 x 59 60 10 cuAl 50.5 4850 0.44 54
Taisol CGK76098 322 g 80 x 60 x 62 60 14 cuAl 40.3 2800 0.53 61
Thermaltake Vulcano 7+ 650 g 70 x 72 x 72 70 25 cu 48.7 2500 0.45 56
60.6 4125 0.39 52
66.9 5450 0.36 50
Thermaltake Vulcano 9 518 g 80 x 80 x 78 80 25 cuAl 44.3 1800 0.60 66
69.1 5475 0.38 52
Titan TTC-cu5 TB 454 g 72 x 72 x 60 70 16 cu 59.7 4625 0.40 51
Titan TTC-D5 TB(F/CU35) 305 g 80 x 80 x 64 80 25 cuAl 40.2 2600 1.01 88
EKL 20704101059 366 g 75 x 63 x 56 60 20 cuAl 44.5 3500 0.48 57
Vantec VA4-C7040 398 g 70 x 70 x 61 74 15 cuAl 45.3 5500 0.39 52
Tiger Electronics DF1-P2B 520 g 80 x 62 x 56 60 25 cu 50.7 4125 0.48 55
Tiger Electronics SDC38130BC 383 g 80 x 62 x 63 60 25 cuAl 57.5 5675 0.49 56
Tiger Electronics Miprocool II 430 g 80 x 80 x 67 80 25 cuAl 45.3 3600 0.62 62
Tiger Electronics Miprocool 283 g 80 x 80 x 66 80 25 Al 47.1 3500 0.67 65
Molex 37256-0005 250 g 70 x 62 x 49 60 13 cuAl 54.5 5300 0.48 55
Summary
  1. 34 Alternatives To The AMD Boxed Cooler
  2. Theory: The Optimum Cooler
  3. Thermal Interface: Pad Or Paste
  4. Measure Like The Professionals: Measuring Temperature At The Die
  5. The Coolers In Depth
  6. MF018-021
  7. AVC Co. Ltd.: 112C81 And Z6M330 Frost
  8. AVC Z6M330
  9. Coolermaster CP5-7JD1B-0L & HAC-V81-X-Dream
  10. Variable Cooling Capacity: Coolermaster HAC-V81 X-Dream
  11. Cooljag JVC652A
  12. Fanner: Spire Cu King II (5E070B1H3G) & Falcon Rock (5F271B1M3)
  13. Athlon XP Under The Rock: Falcon Rock (5F271B1M3)
  14. Global Win Technology: Cooling Towers CAK4-86, CAK4-88T & TAK58
  15. Large, Heavy And Temperature-Regulated: CAK4-88T
  16. As Quiet As A Whisper And Simple To Mount: TAK58
  17. Inconspicuous But Effective: Neng Tyi's KNO2 And KNO1
  18. Lighter, Smaller And Weaker: KN01
  19. Pentalpha APSK0168-B, APSK0181-C & APSK0181-L
  20. The Performer: APSK0181-C
  21. The Quiet One: APSK0181-L
  22. Springspread/ Neolec Vento III & Unique2800
  23. Installation Guide In The Lid: Unique2800
  24. A German Quality Product: EKL 20704101059
  25. Variable Cooler Monster For Overclockers: Swiftech MCX462-U
  26. Very Loud And Very Powerful: MCX462-U+VANTEC Tornado
  27. Easy Upgrading: Taisol CGK760098 & CGK760172
  28. Good Performance And As Quiet As A Whisper: CGK760098
  29. New-Age Volcanoes: Thermaltake Volcano 9 & Volcano 7+
  30. Manual Or Automatic: Volcano 9+
  31. Battle Of The Titans: TTC-CU5 TB & TTC-D5T(F/CU35)
  32. Good Cooling Performance But Loud: TTC-D5T
  33. Unusually Bad But Extremely Quiet: TTC-D5 TB
  34. Innovative And Very Well-Performing: Vantec Aeroflow VA4-C7040
  35. Brand-New: Molex 37256-0005
  36. Regulated Or Not: Four Tiger Electronics
  37. Heavier, Quieter And With Better Cooling Performance: Miprocool II
  38. Lighter, Smaller, But With More Cooling Power: SDC38130BC
  39. Heavy But Zippy: Dragonfly-P2B
  40. Noisy Or Quiet: From 38 To 73 DB(A)
  41. Technical Data: 34 Coolers In Comparison
  42. Conclusion: Not Much Innovation In The Cooler Market
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