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XIGMATEK Dark Knight Frostbourne Edition CPU Cooler Announced

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After giving its Dark Knight SD1283 a pitch-black color-scheme with the Nighthawk Edition released last April, XIGMATEK announced availability of its polar opposite color scheme, the Frostbourne Edition. The aluminum-alloy fin tower-type heatsink's fins, three 8 mm-thick U-shaped heatpipes that make direct contact with the CPU, and the included fan, bear a matte white finish. The fins feature XIGMATEK's Stealth ceramic coating, which works to increase surface area for heat dissipation. The cooler is designed to handle TDP of up to 160W.

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this is not dark night this is day morning
 
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it looks really good,
 
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#6
nice painting (and may be its design looks cool) but 50$ buck for only 3 heatpipes? i prefer to choose thermaltake frio over this hsf :)
 

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Keeping dust off from tarnishing the finish will be a big challenge.
 
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#9
nice painting (and may be its design looks cool) but 50$ buck for only 3 heatpipes? i prefer to choose thermaltake frio over this hsf :)
Pretty sure the Nighthawk beats the Frio, so unless the new fan is that much worse for temperatures it should beat the Frio as well.
 
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dang! and i was kidding around the other day about white pcb and hsf.
I think it looks great but honestly, it'll look tacky if you don't have proper lighting or keep it clean.
 
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white PCB's, did a manufacturer just her that??!! WHITE MOTHERBOARDS, WHITE GRAPHICS CARDS.......DOOOO IT!!
 
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#12
It's amazing what gets PC enthusiasts all excited...

For a few dollars more the Xigmatek dual level heatpipe Aegir 128264 is a far more capable HSF. Adding a second fan to the Aegir has lowered full load temps an additional ~5-6C. It doesn't come in white however, just nice shiny silver. :)
 
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yea I got one and oc I don't go above 40*c and stock 35*c! but for pure looks that white one wins
 
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The name still confuses me :D
 
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#18
that's fucking sweet, why isn't it mainstream??
looks weird thats why :p

on topic: 50$ for 3 heatpipes? no thanks..
 
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looks like white chocolate candies mobo and card. lol
 
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The whacko color schemes are a big deal for some folks. You can pair your White Dark Knight (stupid names) with your orange and black Giga mobo and your yellow PSU inside your blue PC case and have a really fugly concoction of crap.
 
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do want