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Idle temperatures are slightly higher than other similar heatsinks, this is because with the fan connected via PWM, it only spins at 221RPM! Excellent for keeping a computer quiet while Idle. The temperature doesn’t rise much with the fan reaching just 1005 RPM, I couldn’t hear it over my hard drives.

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Overclocked

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Pushed to 4.0GHz the fan sits at 363 RPM which is still very low and reaches its full speed of 1486RPM which is mostly just a blowy noise and was certainly bearable.

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Last modified: May 14, 2012

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