Aerocool Extreme AXP-P4 HSF Review

Cooling/CPU Cooling by jmke @ 2004-06-17

This heatsink will fit your AMD XP or Intel setup and sports a flashy LED fan, does the Extreme name translate into extreme performance? Read on to find out.

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Introduction & Specs

ITC Multimedia send us over some interesting new products from Aerocool. Their first product is a heatsink we are reviewing today, it has been tagged with the catchy “Extreme” name and it fits both Socket A and Socket 478 (Intel) systems.

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Let’s see if it can live up to its given name.

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By default the heatsink comes installed with Socket A mounting gear, a straight forward 3-pin clip.

In the box

You’ll find everything needed to install this heatsink in the box:
  • The Aerocool Extreme heatsink (of course)
  • Mounting gear for AMD and Intel
  • A bag of screws and Thermal paste
  • A very descriptive manual

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    Am I leaving out something? Ah yes... the fan!

  • Size: 80mm
  • Speed: 2600rpm
  • Air moved: 34cfm
  • Noise produced: 30dBA

    This HSF scores high in the looks department thanks to the flashy look 80mm LED fan, a small led is inserted at each corner of the fan’s outer ring.

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    The blades are colored differently to further make this fan stand out:

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    Let’s take a closer look at the heatsink and see how it’s installed ->
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