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    Thermalright SLK-900A Heatsink Review
    Author: Andrew Chie
    Date Posted: November 13th, 2003
    SLRating: SLRating: 9.5/10
    Bottom Line: With overclocking becoming a bigger and bigger fad in the technological world, users and CPU’s demand better cooling to keep up with the excess temperature from overclocking. We put the Thermalright SLK-900A Heatsink through its paces, how did it do when the heat was on? find out in our official review.......

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    The Benchmark

    Testing on:

    Amd Barton 2500+@ 2.21gighz(3200)+
    Antec SOHO SX1040BII w/ 400 watt Antec PSU
    Asus A7N8X-X
    PowerColor ATI Radeon 9600 pro 256mb
    SLK-900A & 80mm Antec w/ Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste
    Corsair XMS 512 ddr pc2700 w/platinum heatspreader
    SoundBlaster Live!
    Western Digital 80gig 7200rpm harddrive w/8mb cache
    Zalman Theatre6 5.1 Surround Sound
    (2) CoolerMaster 80mm Neon Blue Led exhuast case fans

    (1) Antec 80mm intake case fan

    Benchmark Programs:

    Prime95

    Seti@home

    3dMark 2001 SE looped 5 times

    Testing Against:

    CoolerMaster Aero 7+ at 2600rpm and Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste

    The Results:

    The Aero 7+ and the SLK-900A both ran exceptional Idle and Full load temperatures. The SLK-900A beating the Aero7+ at 36 C to 40 C respectively and even more so after running Prime95, SETI@home, and 3dMark2001 SE for 5 loops at an amazing 41 C at full load and 45 C for the Aero 7+. Both fans were running at 2600rpm, as it is an optimal speed between silence and performance.

    *Results taken in Celsius in a closed case with Asus Probe V2.20.03


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    1. Introduction
    2. SLK 900A & Set Up
    3. Benchmark/Results
    4. Conclusions Pros/Cons

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