Page 1:Picking The Right Cooler For Haswell
Page 2:The Equalizer: Our Core i7-4770K Review Sample
Page 3:Gamer Storm Assassin
Page 4:Assassin Installation
Page 5:Noctua NH-U14S
Page 6:NH-U14S Installation
Page 7:Phanteks PH-TC14PE
Page 8:PH-TC14PE Installation
Page 9:Prolimatech Genesis Black
Page 10:Genesis Black Installation
Page 11:Scythe Ashura SCASR-1000
Page 12:Ashura Installation
Page 13:SilverStone Argon AR01
Page 14:Argon AR01 Installation
Page 15:Thermalright Archon SB-E X2
Page 16:Archon SB-E X2 Installation
Page 17:Xigmatek Dark Knight-Series Night Hawk Frostbourne Edition
Page 18:Night Hawk Installation
Page 19:Zalman CNPS10X Optima
Page 20:CNPS10X Optima Installation
Page 21:Test Settings And Benchmarks
Page 22:Results: Cooling And Fan Speed
Page 23:Noise And Acoustic Efficiency
Page 24:Cooling Value
Page 25:Which Heat Sink Best Contends With Haswell's Heat Problems?
Thermalright Archon SB-E X2
We’ve seen Thermalright’s extra-wide heat sink in a previous review, but the new version includes an updated installation kit in addition to its dual-fan (X2) name change.
The Intel support plate is now separate from the AMD plate, and includes a couple of special features to eliminate any conflicts with nearby motherboard components.
The bolts slide, with only a small portion of the bolt pressing against the board. That eliminates most of the on-board component conflicts experience with many competing products.
The bolts are also topped with insulating plastic washers, which add even more space for components that could be close to the mounting holes.
We still get the quality of a smoothly-machined copper base, which transfers heat to all eight heat pipes regardless of our processor’s small contact area.
- Picking The Right Cooler For Haswell
- The Equalizer: Our Core i7-4770K Review Sample
- Gamer Storm Assassin
- Assassin Installation
- Noctua NH-U14S
- NH-U14S Installation
- Phanteks PH-TC14PE
- PH-TC14PE Installation
- Prolimatech Genesis Black
- Genesis Black Installation
- Scythe Ashura SCASR-1000
- Ashura Installation
- SilverStone Argon AR01
- Argon AR01 Installation
- Thermalright Archon SB-E X2
- Archon SB-E X2 Installation
- Xigmatek Dark Knight-Series Night Hawk Frostbourne Edition
- Night Hawk Installation
- Zalman CNPS10X Optima
- CNPS10X Optima Installation
- Test Settings And Benchmarks
- Results: Cooling And Fan Speed
- Noise And Acoustic Efficiency
- Cooling Value
- Which Heat Sink Best Contends With Haswell's Heat Problems?