Page 1:Eight Low-Profile Heat Sinks For Your Compact PC
Page 2:Gamer Storm Gabriel
Page 3:Gabriel Installation
Page 4:Noctua NH-L12
Page 5:NH-L12 Installation
Page 6:Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Revision B
Page 7:Big Shuriken 2 Revision B Installation
Page 8:SilenX EFZ-100HA2
Page 9:EFZ-100HA2 Installation
Page 10:SilverStone Nitrogon NT06-Pro
Page 11:Nitrogon NT06-Pro Installation
Page 12:Thermalright AXP-200 And AXP-200R
Page 13:AXP-200R Installation
Page 14:Xigmatek Janus
Page 15:Janus Installation
Page 16:Zalman CNPS8900 Quiet
Page 17:CNPS8900 Quiet Installation
Page 18:Test Settings And Methodology
Page 19:Results: Cooling And Fan Speed
Page 20:Results: Noise And Acoustic Efficiency
Page 21:Cooling Value
Page 22:The Best Cooler For Compact Systems?
Gamer Storm Gabriel
Best of luck getting your hands on the latest heat sinks from DeepCool Industries. Most of the company's products are re-branded as Logisys by online vendors sourcing them from that importer. The sub-brand Gamer Storm is rarely used in price engines. And sometimes even the product name doesn’t appear. For a while, the firm’s older Gamer Storm Assassin was simply branded as Logisys MC8000 in the U.S.
To compound our issues finding this piece of hardware online, our Gabriel sample doesn’t even have a part number. Presumably, that'll get assigned to the retail packaging, which isn't finished yet.
Apart from issues with availability and naming, DeepCool presents a fairly thoughtful and well-executed design in its Gamer Storm Gabriel. We find a copper base with four heat pipes connecting aluminum fins, all protected under a nickel-plated finish.
Our sample came with LGA 115x (1150, 1155, 1156) brackets for Intel’s three most recent generations of mainstream processors, and AMD brackets that fit all four-hole rectangular mounting patterns. We wouldn’t expect a cooler this small to be marketed towards giant LGA 2011 processors, so we’re not disappointed.
- Eight Low-Profile Heat Sinks For Your Compact PC
- Gamer Storm Gabriel
- Gabriel Installation
- Noctua NH-L12
- NH-L12 Installation
- Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Revision B
- Big Shuriken 2 Revision B Installation
- SilenX EFZ-100HA2
- EFZ-100HA2 Installation
- SilverStone Nitrogon NT06-Pro
- Nitrogon NT06-Pro Installation
- Thermalright AXP-200 And AXP-200R
- AXP-200R Installation
- Xigmatek Janus
- Janus Installation
- Zalman CNPS8900 Quiet
- CNPS8900 Quiet Installation
- Test Settings And Methodology
- Results: Cooling And Fan Speed
- Results: Noise And Acoustic Efficiency
- Cooling Value
- The Best Cooler For Compact Systems?