Cooler Master Hyper 612 SIntroduction

While water cooling was the only way to keep hot chips cool a decade ago, nowadays air cooling has really improved. Granted, much of this is down to the huge heatsinks that we now slap onto our toasty CPUs, and this cooler is no exception. The Cooler Master Hyper 612S is another of the monster HSF combos. Its designed to be big, powerful and quiet. Ambitious claims, let’s see how it does.



CPU SocketIntel© Socket LGA1366/1156/1155/775
AMD Socket AM3/AM2+/AM2
Dimension (W / H / D)140x128x163 mm (5.5x5x6.4 inch)
Heat Sink Dimensions136 x 100 x 163 mm (5.4×3.9×6.4 inch)
Heat Sink MaterialCopper Base/Aluminum fins/6 Heatpipes
Heat Sink Weight806g (1.78 lb)
Fan Dimension (W / H / D)120x120x25 mm (4.7×4.7×1 inch)
Fan Speed1300 RPM ±10%
(900RPM with silent mode adapter)
Fan Airflow52.6 CFM (36.4 CFM @900RPM)
Fan Air Pressure1.14mm H2O (0.55mm H2O @900RPM)
Fan Life Expectancy40,000 hours
Bearing TypeLong Life Sleeve
Fan Noise Level (dB-A)22.5dBA (16.1dBA @900RPM)
Fan Weight102g (0.23 lb)
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