Xigmatek HDT-S963 CPU Cooler

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Introduction

     Choosing a CPU cooler for todays processors is becoming a very large task. There are so many options to choose from. A consumer really has to to some research if they plan on getting the best cooler for their specific setup. What does good on one rig, might not do so well on another depending on the setup. Today we are going to take a look at one of Xigmateks coolers, the HDT-S963.

 

First Impression

     The Xigmatek HDT-S963 came packed in a plain white box without any fluff. The cooler is well packed and is kept stationary in the center of the box to protect it from any possible damage in shipping. Under one of the tabs you will find the mounting hardware and thermal paste for installation of the cooler.Features:

  • H.D.T. (Heat-pipe direct touch) technology.
  • Anti-vibration rubber design.
  • Particular spoiler design.
  • 3pcs high performance U type heat-pipe.
  • Light weight.
  • High performance & easy installation.
  • 92mm highly efficient PWM fan.
  • 3 in 1 application: LGA775 push-pin/K8 & AM2 tool-less clip.

Specifications:

Product Name
HDT-S963
Product Number CAC-S9HH3-U01
Outside Dimension Dimension (W) x (H) x (D) mm 92 x 50 x 134
Heat Sink Material Aluminum Alloy
Heat-pipe Φ6 x 3
Fan Dimension (W) x (H) x (D) mm 92 x 92 x 25 PWM fan
Voltage Rating (V) 12V
Speed (R.P.M.) 1200~2800 R.P.M.
Bearing Type Rifle Bearing
Air Flow (CFM) 39~54.6 CFM
Air Pressure (mmH2O) 1.7~3.3 mmH2O
Life Expectancy (hrs) 50,000 hrs
Noise Level (dB) 23~35 dBA
Connector 4 Pin with PWM
Weight (g)
410g (w/fan)
Thermal Resistance(/W) 0.18 /W
Application All Intel Socket 775 CPU
Core 2 Extreme / Quad / Duo
Pentium Extreme Edition / D
Celeron D
All AMD Socket AM2 / 754 / 939 / 940 CPU
Athlon 64 / FX / X2 / Opteron / Sempron

About Tony Day

Tony has created several mods for companies and has been featured in magazine. Not only does he put time in at Modders-Inc he also oversees the power supply review website jonnyguru.com

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