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"Little" Twin Bro II: Swiftech MCX C370

The MCX C370 could easily pass for the miniature twin brother of the MCX462. The workmanship is simply excellent - a plate of solid copper, lapped on the underside, is the basis of this high-end cooler. This type of surface treatment ensures low heat transmission resistance and, consequently, the quick dissipation of heat from the processor die. Corrugated, pressed-in aluminum pins make up the cooling surface, similar to the MCX370-0A. The screw-on clip also underwent some improvements. Unlike the original MCX370-0A, the clip now attaches to all three notches on the socket.

MCXC C370: its cooling performance matches that of its predecessor, the MCX370-0A.