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ASUS Introduces Silent Knight II CPU Cooler for Quad-Core Processors

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Catering to users who require a efficient way to keep CPU temperatures cool, ASUS today announced the Silent Knight II CPU cooler that utilizes 100% copper for its fins, base and heat pipes; and dynamic fan speed control to deliver efficient heat dissipation for the latest quad-core processors. The Silent Knight II offers quiet performance and a unique design that includes a blue LED for a peaceful computing environment as well as a stylish system interior.

Fast Heat Dissipation with All-Copper Cooler with 6 Heat Pipes

The Silent Knight II is an all-copper CPU cooling solution that utilizes the natural heat conducting properties of copper. With its large heat exchange area, lightweight design to relieve stress on the motherboard, and six curved heat pipes to efficiently transfer heat to the fins, processor temperature is always maintained at levels most suitable for high-performance and reliable computing. Additionally, the Silent Knight II also incorporates a PWM function fan that automatically modulates fan speeds according to the CPU temperature and delivers a quiet cooling at a mere 25dBA.

AMD and Intel Quad-core CPU Support
The Silent Knight II supports the Intel®’s Core™2 Extreme series, Pentium® D Dual-Core CPU, Pentium® 4 LGA775 processors; as well as the AMD®’s Socket AM2/940/939/754, AthlonTM 64-FX, AthlonTM and SempronTM processors – making it ready for the latest and most powerful computing platforms in the market today.

Voltage Regulation Module Protection
The voltage regulation shield inside the cooler directs airflow created by the 9cm LED fan to surrounding VRM (voltage regulation modules) that are critical to processor operations and overall system reliability. This unique design effectively reduces VRM temperature by 10-15°C – allowing for smooth and stable operations.

Specifications

CPU support

Intel® Core™2 Extreme/ Core™2 Quad (Quad-Core)
Intel® Core™2 Duo/ Pentium® D (Dual-Core)
Intel® Pentium® 4 HT/ Celeron® D CPU
AMD Athlon™ 64 X2/ FX (Dual-Core)
AMD Athlon™ 64/ Sempron™

Cooler dimension
115(L) x 140(W) x 110(H)mm, 610g

Connector
4 pin with PWM control

Heat sink material
Copper base + copper fins + 6 copper heat pipes

Fan dimension
92 x 92 x 25mm

Fan speed
2,300 rpm ± 10%

Bearing type
Sleeve bearing

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i got this temp chart from a review,which was a e6300@3360mhz@1.425vcore.

 
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It looks pretty trick but damn its expensive... The 1st edition of the silent knight is around $110 Down here...

Its still not as good as the 9700 Zalman but....
 

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Ok, after doing a bit of research, the only difference I can find between the SK1 and SK2 is the SK2 has PWM control and the fan spins at 100 rpm faster (2300 vs 2200).
That makes it Quad ready ?

Also, all the links and charts on this thread are for the SK1.