|-- Swiftech MCX370-0A Socket Cooler
-- Price: ~ $46.99
-- By: GideonX
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The name Swiftech,
it rings a few bells in most overclockers as the company to beat for
cooling products. What started out as just a regular hobby in
overclocking the Celeron back in '98, has evolved into
a booming business for these folks. Feeling dissatisfied with
just air-cooling their chips, they decided to move over to
thermo-electric cooling (peltiers). With a good solid
background in engineering, Swiftech has become a big player in the
cooling industry for the past few years.
With such a high standard of quality, many people
expect some great products from them. Not only must it
dissipate heat tremendously, it must also provide enough quality to
last. Swiftech has released some heatsinks like the MC462
and numerous water cooling solutions which have performed great in
many reviews by other sites.
Today we will be taking a look at a new all aluminum
unit from Swiftech, the MCX370-0A. It is the successor to the MC370.
Through months of research and development, this new unit has
something that is different than most heatsinks we have seen.
Here are some specs on the unit
(obtained from Swiftech):
- base: 2.5" x 2.5" x .5" high conductivity
aluminum (209 W/m-K)
- flatness: better than .001"
- micro surface finish: 8 or better
- 188 Helicoid pins, made of high conductivity aluminum
- overall dimensions: 2.5x2.5x1.63" (without fan)
- weight: 8 oz (229 g)