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Thermalright Introduces the AXP-100 CPU Cooler

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We know that cooler choice has long been a headache for ITX and HTPC system builders. Stock CPU heatsinks and coolers are hot and noisy, while high quality coolers usually either don't fit the case or interferes with your GPU. So finding the perfect balance of size, thermal performance and noise on ITX and HTPC systems has never been easy, until now!

The Thermalright AXP-100 is here! This latest creation by Thermalright is only a mere 58 mm (2.28 inches) in height including the bundled TY-100 high performance PWM fan. This height provides almost full compatibility with HTPC and ITX cases on the market. Thermalright.com will also be displaying a full list of case compatibility on our product page.

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very fancy.
 
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Same problem as the other one. That stock fan doesnt blow anywhere near enough for a modern CPU. Its 100% Looks and 0% Function. High RPM + Loud + No Airflow = Fail.
 
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Same problem as the other one. That stock fan doesnt blow anywhere near enough for a modern CPU. Its 100% Looks and 0% Function. High RPM + Loud + No Airflow = Fail.
Nice try competing manufacture employee.


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Nice try competing manufacture employee.


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Yeah, seriously. I don't know how anyone would say a fan that ugly is 100% looks...

And if you don't like the fan, just swap it out, since the cooler can use any 120mm fan. I can't remember the last time I used a fan that came with the heatsink. Why did Thermalright even start including fans? Anyone remember when their coolers didn't come with fans? I do, and they need to go back to that. Take $5 off the price and let me pick my own fan.
 
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According to the arrows on the fan, it blows air upwards?
 
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Same problem as the other one. That stock fan doesnt blow anywhere near enough for a modern CPU. Its 100% Looks and 0% Function. High RPM + Loud + No Airflow = Fail.
 
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Same problem as the other one. That stock fan doesnt blow anywhere near enough for a modern CPU. Its 100% Looks and 0% Function. High RPM + Loud + No Airflow = Fail.
Like all cpus need a 200w dissipation capacity or like everyone oc's the hell out of their cpu's...

80% of cpu's, maybe more just need an half decent cooler...

I've had 4 cpus and 2 coolers, actually im sure my first zalman could handle my i3 just fine, it's juts that my second zalman looked a lot better, and im sure it could handle a i5, medium i7 just fine too...

and it's only a 92mm fan blowing slowly at 800rpm...
 

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According to the arrows on the fan, it blows air upwards?
According to the arrows yes, but according to generic fan design, the "front" end pulls in and the "back" end with the details of voltages etc and where the wire comes from is where it blows.
 
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According to the arrows yes, but according to generic fan design, the "front" end pulls in and the "back" end with the details of voltages etc and where the wire comes from is where it blows.
Why should we ignore the fact that the fan succs out the hot air from the cooler ?
Since when did the direction of the airflow make the difference in cooling ?
 
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Same problem as the other one. That stock fan doesnt blow anywhere near enough for a modern CPU. Its 100% Looks and 0% Function. High RPM + Loud + No Airflow = Fail.
Nonsense. I'm running overclocked Core i7 920 using TR AXP-140 with lowest RPM and works no problem. Also very silent.
 
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Great cooler! Review plz guys :toast:

Good to see Thermalright making HSFs again, hopefully better/more N/A "support" now as well :)
 
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Looks good. I love thermal Thermalright. Loved their Ultima 90.
 
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I can't decide. Does the gloss make that shade of green more or less repulsive?