Six New AMD Coolers: Cold Enough For You?

Cooling Performance

The fan of this 17.1 ounce (485 g) CPU cooler runs at a pretty fast 3450 RPM, and at 34.3 dB(A) it's not terribly loud. When Windows was operating in idle mode we measured CPU temperatures of 36°C (97°F); under heavy load this climbed to 63°C (145°F).

CPU contact surface: the AMD doesn't sit on a mirror smooth surface

Users normally acquire a box cooler when purchasing an AMD Athlon 64 CPU in a retail package.
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