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Scythe Infinity SCINF-1000 CPU Heat Pipe Cooler Review

Manufacturer: Scythe

Introduction and Features

The new Scythe Infinity CPU cooler incorporates 5 heat pipes and is one of the largest heatsink Fans (HSF) on the market.  It comes bundled with a 120mm low speed fan and includes mounting hardware that supports the majority of Intel and AMD platforms.  The Scythe Infinity is currently in stock and available from our friends at CrazyPC for $53.99 USD.  <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


Scythe had very good success with their previous Ninja CPU cooler and now the Infinity is poised to pick up where the Ninja left off and go cooler-to-cooler with the best air-cooling has to offer.  But does the Infinity have what it takes to dominate other champions in the field?  That's what we're here to find out!



Scythe has a well-earned reputation in the computer industry for innovative and unique designs.  Scythe specializes in high performance products for PC enthusiasts in gaming, overclocking and low-noise arenas.  Scythe's main headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Tokyo, Japan with a Scythe USA sales and distribution office in Torrance, California.


Main Features:

  • Quiet, Powerful Cooling — multiple heat pipes and large aluminum fin area

  • High performance, low speed 120mm fan included

  • Interleaved fin structure for efficient heat transfer

  • 4 Fan mounting options for best performance

  • Tool-Free easy installation (AMD and Intel platforms supported)

  • Optimized for wide range of cooling applications

Technical Specifications

  • Model name: Infinity CPU Cooler

  • Model number: SCINF-1000

  • Dimensions: 116 x 125 x 160mm (DxWxH)

  • Materials: Copper base, copper heat pipes, and aluminum fins

  • Weight: 960g (33.8 oz)

  • Intel support: Socket 478 and LGA775

  • AMD support: Socket 754/939/940 and AM2

  • Bundled fan: 120 x 120 x 25mm, 46.5 CFM, 1200 rpm, 23.5 dBA

The Scythe Infinity HSF comes securely packed inside a colorfully printed box, along with everything needed to install the cooler on most any modern Intel or AMD platform.



  • Infinity CPU cooler

  • 120mm fan

  • Fan mounting wires (2)

  • Mounting hardware for Intel 478/775 and AMD 754/939/940/AM2

  • Tube of thermal compound

  • Printed Installation sheet


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