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  Product:     VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler  
  Price:     $62 (CAN) / $53 (U.S) 
  Supplied By:     Asetek
  Author:     Hi-TEK
  Date:     October 22nd, 2005
  Rating:     star star star star star star star star star

MODTHEBOX would like to thank Morten from Asetek for providing the VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler for review.

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Introduction:

The CPU or central processing unit is known as the heart and soul of most computer systems. Technology dictates that as consumers we witness advancement in terms of design and power every two years. Intel and AMD are both the current forerunners in the processor market with each company releasing new products every year. In order to keep, these processorsí running at their optimum levels requires a combination of good thermal paste and a reliable heatsink cooler. Asetek has been a major player in computer cooling for quite some time now. As producers of the award winning WaterChill and VaporChill product line, the company can certainly be attributed with some expertise in system cooling. With new phase change cooling technologies being incorporated regularly, Asetek has just released its brand new VapoChill heatsink. Today in the MTB Labs, we will be evaluating the VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler; a new product that promises easy installation and a quiet performance for the mid-level cooling market.

Specifications:

The VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler is one of three different design variations available on the Asetek website. Consumers have the option of purchasing the VapoChill in the Ultra Low Noise configuration, High-End configuration or Xtreme configuration. Each configuration has been specially created for a wide variety of computing environments. The VapoChill Micro has been designed to be cross compatible with both AMD and Intel CPU platforms. Here are some specifications taken directly from the Asetek website:

VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler - Key Specifications:
VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler: Manufactured by Asetek
Dimensions: 139mm (H) x 98mm (W) x 50mm (D)
Weight: 278g (355g w/fan)
Form Factor Support: Fits most ATX Mid-Tower and Full-Tower cases
Tubes Height: 98mm
Tubes Diameter: 13mm
Base Diameter: 50mm
Base Thickness: 6mm
Noise: 0 to 28 dBA
Ultra Low Noise (Fan Regulation & Ultra Low Noise Fan)
150W CPU Cooling Capacity
Easy installation and safe operation
High Reliability

VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler
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VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler
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The VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler arrived sealed in hard plastic retail packaging. The front of the package highlights some of the new features of the VapoChill Micro while the back portion provides some statistics and product specifications. The heatsink does not come pre-assembled and based on the type of system you are cooling, a one page sheet of instructions details to configuration process.

VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler
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VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler
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The VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler comes bundles with an assortment of accessories which include the following:

  • VapoChill Micro Ultra Low Noise Series Cooler
  • Plastic fan shroud
  • Ultra low noise fan
  • 4 x Plug pins for easy and fast mounting of fan
  • CPU mounting bracket for P4 S478 and AMD S754/939/940 (AMD K8)
  • Asetek fan regulator (6-12V / 1-24W)
  • 4-pin Molex and 3-pin fan cable
  • 1 x Page of installation instructions
Also bundled with the package was the inclusion of an Asetek branded VapoChill Ultra Low Noise 90mm fan. The Hydro wave bearing fan measures approximately 90mm x 90mm x 25mm and can push 17.657 CFM at 2350 RPM with an adjustable noise level of 0 to 28 dBA.

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