The original Hyper 212 was a dual tower design and one I reviewed back in April 2008. The entire cooler is dark, consisting of mostly gray and black. Overall, really good sound levels. Images submitted as self posts must include an informative description for context. The legendary Hyper air cooler is back and better than before. Testing and Performance Results For testing we will first compare noise levels between the two coolers at idle and at maximum fan speeds. The fan consists of five fan blades angled very aggressively.
In a business booth they have been showing a new chassis that is still a prototype, it, however, should be available later this year. Next, remove the fan from the heatsink assembly. Greetings, Purchased and installed the above cooling fan and I have a concern re: the wired controller. System Name A dancer in your disco of fire Processor i3 4130 3. These isolate the fan from the heatsink to help reduce vibrations. . The aluminum top cover, nickel plated jet black fins and metallic heat pipe caps gives the Hyper 212 Black Edition models an upgraded premium aesthetic appeal.
Special thanks to for providing us with the to review. The contact patch is much larger than previous generations of Hyper 212 heatsinks. Apply thermal paste a little goes a long way , and torque down the heatsink to the backplate, each screw a little at a time. Known for their specialization in cool. Edited March 11 by Midnight Add image. The fins on the cooler have grooves for the wire bracket to slide into. Cooler Master also included two additional clips for mounting another fan on the opposite side for a push-pull airflow configuration.
Aircooling remains one of the most economical ways to cool computer components. The included Silencio fan is designed for silent operation even at higher speeds. The fan mounts used to attach the fan to the heatsink are another difference between the two coolers. At idle, I recorded 41dB, and at 100% fan speed, an increase of only 3dB was recorded. Any rumor or claim that is just a statement from an unknown source containing no supporting evidence will be removed. This is important as the fan blocks access to the screws used to tighten down the heatsink to the back plate assembly. A long Philips screw driver helps here.
Is there any way to make the changes via software or do I have to open the case every time? This new version lives true to the Hyper 212 name featuring the same quad heat-pipe tower design and direct-contact heat-pipes. Also found are a few feature highlights in eight different languages. Another thing to note are the four rubber pads on each corner. The dark nickel coating looks really sleek and gives it a kind of shiny-dark chrome look. Considering the fact that both coolers were shipped and arrived in perfect shape, I believe the packaging to be more than adequate.
System Name Not so complete or overkill Processor 5960X 4. Today we review such a chassis as Co. Flipping over to the back we have some of the main features of the cooler listed in a few different languages and a diagram showing the dimensions of the cooler. Be sure to remove the plastic protector before installation! The wide speed range can be fine-tuned for maximum cooling performance or silent operation. Overall sound levels were very low. It was inexpensive, easy to install, small and compatible with pretty much any case and motherboard, and the most important thing…it performed well! If your post asks a question about a specific product or need, it probably belongs elsewhere. Its construction is solid, installation is a breeze and the results you gain especially over the stock cooler and massive.
The old model isn't anything to look at, and these are much nicer looking, but yeah. The primary purpose of the fan is to drive air through the heatsink and to do so quietly. Cooler Master introduces two new air coolers from our legendary Hyper 212 line. Not the most accurate, but it will provide us valuable data such as audio differences between sound levels at minimum and maximum fan speeds. The brushed aluminum panel added to the top of the cooler adds a few points to the overall quality look and feel of the cooler, something the previous generations of Hyper 212 coolers lacked. Upon opening the box, packaging for the two coolers was identical as well. In order to change the colors, I have to open to case every time to switch to the colors of my choice.
Top level comments must be substantive and contain more than 20 characters. It does an excellent job keeping the cooler from sliding around during shipping. There is no need for complex pump assemblies attached to radiators or costly fluid running through tubes to strike phj34r into the hearts of novice computer builders. Even at maximum levels, the fan was almost silent, and could not be heard at all with the case side panel closed. At only this cooler is definitely low cost, but can it live up to its expectations? This is used to provide power to the main heatsink fan, as well as an additional fan if you so chose to use one provided your motherboard has no additional fan connectors.