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Thermaltake MaxOrb CPU Cooler


Author:  Jason Dumbaugh
Date:  2007.11.15
Topic:  Cooling
Provider:  Thermaltake
Manufacturer:  Thermaltake






Thermaltake MaxOrb CPU Cooler

Thermaltake MaxOrb

Thermaltake MaxOrb CPU Cooler

In our previous review we compared the Thermaltake V1 against the MaxOrb and the MaxOrb CPU Cooler came out on top. Today we take an in depth look at the MaxOrb that Thermaltake sent us to test. With its 6 heatpipes, adjustable 110mm fan, and aluminum fins, it's bound to be a block of metal ice.

 

What's in the box?

Thermaltake MaxOrb CPU Cooler
Thermaltake MaxOrb CPU Cooler
The Box
Cooler, LGA 775 bracket, fasteners, and backplate
Thermaltake MaxOrb CPU Cooler
Thermaltake MaxOrb CPU Cooler
Side View
Installed in computer

The MaxOrb is not as physically large nor as heavy as the V1 and the fan speed adjuster has been integrated into the heatsink itself which we find appealing. If you are anything like me, reaching around the back of your computer to adjust the speed of the fan has always been a pain. I usually leave the side panel of my case off for the best cooling effect so this setup lends itself well to ease of access.

 

 



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