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GELID Announces Gamer Series GX-7 CPU Cooler

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Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions reveals the GX-7 CPU cooler of its GAMER product line. Engineers at GELID Solutions have created an outstanding new CPU cooler with 7 power heat pipes. Contrary to traditional heat pipe arrangement for this GAMER CPU cooler “GX-7”, a special array of heat pipes was used to take full advantage of all 7 heat pipes heat transfer capacity. Further V-shaped aluminum fins were used in the center of the heat sink to allow airflow to reach the heat sink more evenly. Openings inside of the heat sink and near the heat pipes let fresh-air flows in from the top and the bottom to zones normally poorly ventilated, and eliminate the creation of hotspots. The unique heat sink shape supports dual fans.

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Uhm... the design looks like it came straight out of 2005
 
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it looks pretty big
 
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It's a deceiving picture. Look at it from the bottom side, the contact patch makes the topside look only 3x the size so it's not that big. Also, take note that the fan is 120mmX120mmX25mm.
Does anyone else think this thing is going to soak in more heat due to the cap like top?

Lol...my last edit. It's about half the size of my Noctua NH-D14.
 
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It's a deceiving picture. Look at it from the bottom side, the contact patch makes the topside look only 3x the size so it's not that big. Also, take note that the fan is 120mmX120mmX25mm.
Does anyone else think this thing is going to soak in more heat due to the cap like top?

Lol...my last edit. It's about half the size of my Noctua NH-D14.
really? personally i dont like big tower hsf. sometimes it makes me afraid it would give too much stress to backplate/the board
 
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really? personally i dont like big tower hsf. sometimes it makes me afraid it would give too much stress to backplate/the board
Yea, the Noctua NH-D14 is insanely massive. I was nervous I'd be able to fit it but it fits fine and my board hasn't snapped as of yet =/ I'm going to need a new bracket for it when Ivy Bridge drops :cool:
 

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really? personally i dont like big tower hsf. sometimes it makes me afraid it would give too much stress to backplate/the board
I wouldnt worry too much about it, now transporting any computer with a massive cooler i recommend taking the cooler off or laying the unit flat on the side.
 
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Gamer series?
What are Gelid trying to say?
Gamers like tacky looking CPU coolers?

Who knows maybe GELID added the plastic on the top top make it look different from the other coolers using the similar configuration.