Introduction & First look
Arctic Cooling, one of the leading manufacturers of fans and coolers, provided us Alpine 64 Pro, their new valuecooler for AMD based computers. Let’s have a look how it compares against AMD’s stock cooler in home and overclocking use.
About Arctic Cooling:
ARCTIC COOLING is a privately owned company founded in 2001 with headquarters in Switzerland, offices in Hong Kong and the USA and production facilities in Asia. The ARCTIC COOLING team consists of international highly educated people with business, technical and communicational skills. The attitude to work is based on Swiss principles of innovative spirit and high standards of workmanship for which it is recognized internationally. This striving for excellence is integrated in all processes as a matter of course. ARCTIC COOLING´s core competencies are multifarious including systematic noise reduction,copper and aluminum heatsink development, customization of thermal solutions, as well as designing quiet fans. More recently quiet and cool PC Cases and Power Supplies have been developed.
More information available at www.arctic-cooling.com
– Ultra quiet 92mm PWM fan with low noise impeller
– Optimised heatsink efficient heat dissipation
– Patented fan holder eliminates the buzzing sounds
– Patented vibration absorption
– Pre-applied MX-2
– Easy installation
– Dimensions: 105.3 x 113.4 x 85 mm
– Fan: 92mm
– Fan speed: 500-2000RPM (controlled by pwm)
– Air Flow: 36.7CFM
– Maximum cooling capacity: 90Watts
– Bearing: Fluid Dynamic Bearing
– Noise Level: 0.4 Sone
– Weight: 428g
– Compatibility: AM3, AM2+, AM2, 939
Alpine 64 Pro comes in a small cubic shaped package. The front shows a picture of the cooler with compatibility information while the backside shows some of the coolers features. When you open the package you see the cooler laying in there without any kind of foam or protection around it.
Inside we find the usual stuff. The cooler itself with a small manual and one Arctic cooling sticker. Nothing new here.
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