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jmke 28th March 2009 13:10

Xigmatek Thor's Hammer CPU Cooler Tested
Xigmatek made their name with their DirectHeatpipeTouch heatsinks which we tested here and found to offer excellent price/performance/noise ratio. Today we have a monster heatsink from Xigmatek in for test, Thor's Hammer is build with one purpose in mind: strike down your CPU temps!

Xigmatek equipped the Thor with 4 large heatpipes which directly touch the CPU IHS, and on top of those 3 smaller heat pipes to increase cooling performance. Everything is high quality with a very nice looking coating on the aluminum fins and copper heat pipes.

You get two sets of rubber mounts so you can fix 2x120mm fan this bad boy; we tested it with all our reference fans, comparing the results some similar high priced products:

You need some very high performance fans to squeeze the most out of the Thor, but when you do performance is stellar, matching the Ultra-120 eXtreme in our test with the extremely loud 3200rpm Delta.

More details, installation tips in our full review!

nigel 28th March 2009 18:47

hmm looks nice :)

damian 29th March 2009 21:07

Xigmatek is doing really great for themselves, I'm sure this will be another one of their top sellers!

jmke 3rd May 2009 21:02

Full review out now!

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