A skinny air cooler from SilverStone

Subject: Cases and Cooling | October 2, 2013 - 12:08 PM |
Tagged: Silverstone, Argon AR01

Silverstone's new Argon AR01 is the first heatsink tested on FrostyTech's new 200W test platform which will put more stress on it than you would ever encounter in a PC.  It is quite thin compared to some heatsinks on the market, at 159x124x77mm and 420g it should fit inside of most systems unlike some other high end air coolers.  SilverStone chose to use unique plastic tabs to mount the fan which FrostyTech were not overly impressed by as they felt that wire mounts would not create the possibility of them coming lose over time.  Check out their full review to see how well it cools.

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"We're throwing the new 200W Frostytech Mrk.III Intel LGA2011 test platform thermal test platform into the mix today! Silverstone's Argon AR01 is constructed around three beefy 8mm diameter copper heatpipes which are exposed at the base of the cooler. Putting the heatpipes in direct contact with the top of the processor makes for a very thermally efficient path with a minimum of thermal joint resistance."

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Source: FrostyTech
October 2, 2013 | 04:32 PM - Posted by djotter

"FrostyTech's new 200W test platform which will put more stress on it than you would ever encounter in a PC."

FX-9590 anyone?

October 2, 2013 | 11:38 PM - Posted by Terminashunator (not verified)

Overclocked Socket 2011, actually.
FX9590 is 225w, supposedly.

October 2, 2013 | 05:09 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

A tiny overclock on a LGA2011 chip should blow through that 200W power envelope rating, although I'm assuming the reference is to stock envelopes.

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