Scythe Kotetsu

According to the official technical details, the cooler is with dimensions of 130 x 58 x 160 mm with heatsink weight of 480 g. The cooler itself is made of nickel-plated contact plate, 4 copper heatpipes and nickel-plated aluminum fins made according to the highly proven M.A.P.S. technology already showing excellent results with the Mugen 3, which is actually optimized arrangement of the fins, pass-through airflow inside the heatsink is ramped up, leading to even better cooling performance.


The heatsink cooling is done by 120 x 120 x 25mm GlideStream 120 PWM fan working at 400 (±200) ~ 1400(±10%) revolutions per minute range, providing airflow level of 20.7 ~ 79 CFM, static level pressure range of 0,12 ~ 1.56 mmH²O with noise level range of 5.3 ~ 28.0 dBA.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

With the newly developed mounting system Scythe Kotetsu is compatible with:

  1. Intel® Socket: LGA775, LGA1150, LGA1155, LGA1156, LGA1366, LGA2011 (Square ILM)
  2. AMD® Socket: AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2, FM2+

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