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Arctic Cooling Freezer XTREME Rev. 2 Pictured

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PC component cooling major Arctic Cooling is readying a revision for the Freezer XTREME CPU cooler. The new cooler, simply called Freezer XTREME Rev. 2, retains the basic design, while having a reworked retention module. Due to the size and cooling efficiency of the cooler, it was found of it to be capable of supporting the entire range of desktop processors based on Intel's Nehalem architecture.

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Nice revision. lets just pray that the lengthwise side will fit horizontally on most boards.
 
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I got the first one for a PII 940 and was NOT impressed, and this appears to be almost identical. 38c Idle, 57c load. Maybe mine was defective, as some reviews showed it to be adequate, but I got better performance from the stock cooler.:confused:

I will stick with my new Mugen 2.
 
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Have the "rev. 1" and can't complain. For its price it's a steal and it eats stock coolers for breakfast. Orthos struggles to get my e8400 over 60c at 4.2GHz.

All in all, Arctic Cooling is unbeatable in budget/performance...
 
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Have the "rev. 1" and can't complain. For its price it's a steal and it eats stock coolers for breakfast. Orthos struggles to get my e8400 over 60c at 4.2GHz.

All in all, Arctic Cooling is unbeatable in budget/performance...
The Xigmatek HDT S1283 cools better and is cheaper.
 
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The Xigmatek HDT S1283 cools better and is cheaper.
I second that. The S1283 may not be the best HSF for a heavily OC'd quadcore a la I7, but for the price(and performance), it can't be beat. :rockout:

I have an E8400 OC'd to 3.6ghz, max temp is 42-45C w/ LinX (Linpack), any other program won't get the temps as high. :p :D
 
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I hope they keep using those light aluminum fins as they did in the first one. Keeps the cooler very light compared to other coolers.