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Scythe LGA115X Compatible Coolers Ready for LGA1200 Socket

The Japanese cooler specialist Scythe confirms the compatibility of its cooler line-up to the upcoming LGA 1200 socket based Intel 10th Gen "Comet Lake-S" Desktop CPU. All Scythe CPU cooler models, which are offering compatibility to sockets LGA 1150, LGA 1151, LGA 1155 and LGA 1156, can be installed on motherboards with the new socket LGA 1200. No additional mounting clips are required and users are able to use the supplied LGA 115X clips, when installing the compatible Scythe CPU coolers on the new socket. The updated manuals are available for download on Scythe website.

Scythe Announces Mugen 5 BLACK RGB Edition CPU Cooler

The Japanese cooler specialist Scythe introduces a refreshed version of the popular Mugen 5 Rev. B CPU cooler as the first product of the year 2020. The new version, called Mugen 5 Black RGB Edition, comes with a black top-plate and a high quality RGB fan from the new Kaze Flex 120 RGB PWM series. The Black RGB Edition offers a much stronger contrast and a matching fan, with frame and vibration absorber completely in black. All the performance features, like the high compatibility and the groundbreaking mounting system are inherited from the award-winning Mugen 5 Rev. B.

The new Mugen 5 Black RGB Edition refines the design and combines it with the numerous performance features of the popular and award-winning CPU cooler series. The black anodized cover of the heat-sink forms a sharp contrast to the aluminium end-caps of the heatpipes and the diamond-cut Scythe logo. The fan frame is kept in black color and matches seamlessly to the unified design. No compromises have to be made in terms of cooling performance and efficiency. In addition, the new Black RGB Edition utilizes total of six high-quality and powerful copper heatpipes, which connect the solid copper base plate with the heat-sink. Both the copper heatpipes and the copper baseplate are refined by the nickel-plating process, which ensures a very unified and high-quality appearance of the Mugen 5 Black RGB Edition CPU cooler.

Scythe Rolls Out SCY-920S Entry-level Tower-type CPU Cooler

Scythe unveiled the SCY-920S, an entry-level tower-type CPU cooler meant as a quieter substitute to your stock CPU cooler, with a thermal load capacity of 95 W. Its design involves an aluminium heatsink base through which two 6 mm thick copper heat pipes pass, making direct contact with the CPU, which then fan out through the fin-stack. A 92 mm fan ventilates the fin-stack. Spinning between 500 to 2,000 RPM, this fan pushes 7.1 to 48.2 CFM of air, with 8.3 to 28.3 dBA noise output. Measuring 87 mm x 62 mm x 127 mm (DxWxH), the SCY-920S weighs about 280 g. Among the CPU socket types supported are AM4 and LGA115x. The cooler goes on sale around mid-December.

Scythe Unveils Shuriken 2 SCSK-2000 Low-profile CPU Cooler

Scythe unveiled the low-profile Shuriken 2 SCSK-2000 CPU cooler (not to be confused with the Big Shuriken series of large top-flow coolers). With a height of 58 mm (with the fan in place), the SCSK-2000 is meant for compact Mini-ITX desktop builds with fairly high thermal loads of around 100 W TDP. Its design consists of a dense aluminium fin-stack arranged along the plane of the motherboard, to which heat drawn indirectly through a nickel-plated copper base-plate is conveyed by four 6 mm-thick heat pipes. The heatsink is ventilated by Kaze Flex 92 Slim PWM fan. This 92 mm spinner takes in 4-pin PWM input, spins between 200 to 2,500 RPM, and pushes 4.96 to 41.30 CFM of air, with a noise output of up to 23.2 dBA. Measuring 94 mm x 93 mm x 58 mm (WxDxH), the SCSK-2000 weighs 350 g. Among the CPU socket types supported are AM4 and LGA115x. The cooler will be available from early-December. The company didn't reveal pricing.

Scythe Announces Mugen 5 TUF Gaming Alliance Edition with RGB Enhancement

Japanese cooling expert Scythe announces a special edition of the Mugen 5 CPU Cooler as part of the ASUS TUF Gaming Alliance series. Outstanding performance with overclocking potential, high cooling efficiency and an exceptionally sophisticated heatsink design are just three of the many advantages the Scythe Mugen series has to offer. Mugen 5 TUF Gaming Alliance incorporates all the features of the acclaimed series and combines them with the unique TUF Gaming Alliance design along with exclusive RGB illumination. For an even more convenient installation, Scythe has implemented the third revision of its Hyper Precision Mounting System for Mugen 5 TUF Gaming Alliance.

The new Mugen 5 TUF Gaming Alliance CPU Cooler features a carefully designed top-cover, which incorporates the unique patterns as well as logo of the TUF Gaming Alliance series from ASUS . The large and translucent surface area in the top-plate is fitted with RGB LEDs. This illumination is further enhanced thanks to the new Kaze Flex 120 RGB fan, offering rich colors and versatile effects. Kaze Flex 120 utilizes eight RGB LEDs inside the ring around the fan motor for consistent and bright illumination. Users are able to take full control of the RGB settings by connecting the fan directly to a RGB-enabled motherboard. This way it is possible to synchronize the colors and effects using the Asus Aura or other compatible RGB systems.

Scythe Announces the Fuma 2 Dual Tower-type CPU Cooler

Scythe announces the release of new dual-towers cooler, Fuma 2, the successor of the Fuma family. With enlarged fins of heatsink and two Kaze Flex 120 mm fans, Fuma 2 increases 15 percent cooling efficiency compared to the first version. Asymmetrical design and cutout allow unlimited access to RMA module, and HPMS III mounting system guarantees convenient and secure installation as well as perfect contact pressure of most modern sockets and platform. The Scythe Fuma 2 is now available in North America at an MSRP of USD $59.95.
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Scythe presents Kotetsu Mark II & Choten TUF Gaming Alliance Coolers

Japanese cooling expert Scythe presents two special editions of its CPU Cooler models Kotetsu Mark II and Choten as part of the ASUS TUF Gaming Alliance series. Both products bundle their unique advantages with the fancy design of the TUF Gaming Alliance series and gorgeous RGB illumination.

Scythe Kotetsu Mark II TUF Gaming Alliance Edition is based on the award-winning Kotetsu Mark II, offering outstanding performance even for overclocking purposes at impressively low noise levels. The Scythe Choten TUF Gaming Alliance on the other hand, aims for much more compact PC case environments while providing excellent balance between size, compatibility and performance.

Scythe Unleashes Big Shuriken 3 CPU Cooler

Scythe today announces the release of new cooler Big Shuriken 3. This cooler is low profile cooling solution for small form factor systems. The version uses newly developed Kaze Flex 12015mm slim fan that delivers great airflow and compact size for only 69mm in height. The wide-space heatsink jointed with 5 sintered heatpipes can transfer and ventilate the heat effectively, and with asymmetric design offering best compatibility to memory and components on motherboard.

Scythe Announces Katana 5 CPU Cooler

Japanese cooling expert Scythe presents the fifth generation of its popular all-round Katana CPU cooler. This new version comes with a revamped asymmetric heatsink design and total height of only 135 mm, offering unrestricted compatibility to mainboards and memory modules. The second generation of the Easy Clip Mounting System (E.C.M.S) assures a fast and easy installation process. Another key innovation of the Katana 5 is the newly developed Kaze Flex 92 PWM fan. It combines the high-quality Sealed Precision Fluid Dynamic Bearing with anti-vibration rubber spacers for silent operation and long lifespan.

The Katana series ever since the initial release aimed for great versatility. Scythe underlines this further with the release of the Katana 5, which offers optimum performance at compact dimensions and an advanced multi-socket mounting system at a competitive price. The fifth generation offers even more added value by incorporating a band new asymmetric heatsink design for unrestricted compatibility to both mainboard components and memory modules. In addition to that, all three high-quality copper heatpipes as well as the massive copper-baseplate have been nickel-plated for the fifth generation. This upgrade protects the copper from corrosion and lets Katana 5 look more unified.

Scythe Intros Kotetsu Mark II ASUS TUF Gaming Alliance CPU Cooler

Scythe today introduced an ASUS TUF Gaming Alliance co-branded variant of its Kotetsu Mark II tower-type CPU air cooler. The Kotetsu Mark II debuted late-2017. Co-branded bits include a new aluminium fin-stack top-plate, which features the urban digital camo pattern and TUF Gaming Alliance logo, and a refreshed Kaze Flex RGB 120 mm fan, which comes with yellow rubberized fan-frame mounts, TUF Gaming Alliance branding on the impeller hub, and RGB LED illumination with addressable RGB header support, which you can control using ASUS Aura Sync RGB (and all other aRGB-capable software). Cosmetic bits aside, this fan has the same exact specs as the Kaze Flex PWM included with the original Kotetsu Mark II, with 300~1,200 RPM range, 16.6~51.17 CFM air-flow, and 4~24.9 dBA noise output. The cooler still measures 136 mm x 83 mm x 154 mm (WxDxH), weighing 645 g. Owing to the aRGB illumination and co-branding, the Kotetsu Mark II ASUS TUF Gaming Alliance CPU cooler could be a touch pricier than the original.

Scythe Unveils New Kaze Flex RGB and Addressable RGB Fans

Scythe is ready to jump on the RGB trend. The Japanese cooling expert showed a new series of RGB and addressable RGB fans from their famous Kaze Flex product line at their Computex booth. Three Kaze Flex models will come with addressable RGB lighting. They will be available in sizes of 140 mm, 120 mm, and 92 mm with a 25 mm thickness. As for normal RGB lighting, Scythe will bring as much as five new models to the market. The 140 mm and 120 mm variants will be available with 15 mm and 25 mm thickness. The smallest fan of the lot will be a 92 mm model with a 25 mm thickness.

Scythe Presents the Choten Top-Flow CPU Cooler with 120 mm in Height

The Japanese cooling expert Scythe extends its product portfolio by a new Top-Flow CPU Cooler model. The new Choten CPU Cooler is able to effectively cool the CPU as well as the surrounding components thanks to the Top-Flow design by pushing the air towards the motherboard. This air circulation has a positive effect on system stability and life span of the components. Great performance along with unrestricted compatibility to high-end memory modules have been among the key factors when designing the Choten. This has been achieved by applying the asymmetric heatsink design combined with high precision manufacturing and high quality materials. The Choten CPU Cooler is bundled with the Scythe Kaze Flex 120 PWM fan and assures an easy fit into the majority of PC chassis thanks to a total height of only 120 millimeters.

Scythe Choten utilizes a total of four high-quality 6 mm copper heatpipes which are connecting the solid copper-baseplate with the fin-stack. The copper parts, such as the baseplate and heatpipes are covered by a layer of nickel, which prevents corrosion and improves the quality further. Aligning the aluminium heatsink parallel to the baseplate has the advantage that the airflow of the attached fan is guided toward the mainboard. In result, all the components surrounding the CPU socket are able to benefit from this air circulation. Outstanding memory module compatibility is achieved thanks to the asymmetric heatsink design as well as the big clearance between the heatsink and the motherboard.

Scythe Bundles New Ninja 5 CPU Cooler with Two Silent Kaze Flex 120 PWM Fans

Japanese cooling expert Scythe launches the 5th Generation of its legendary Ninja CPU Cooler Series. Scythe bundles the Ninja 5 with two Kaze Flex 120 PWM fans with the goal to offer a significantly more silent solution without compromising the high performance that users expect from the Ninja Series. This goal has been achieved by mounting the two fans using the Push/Push principle and setting the fan rotation limit to only 800 rpm. Outstanding RAM compatibility is assured even when used with LGA 2066 Mainboards with 8 RAM-Slots thanks to a new heatsink optimization. In addition to that, Ninja 5 is equipped with the third generation of the Hyper Precision Mounting System (H.P.M.S.) which further simplifies the installation procedure and supports all the major AMD and Intel sockets.

Scythe Kotetsu Mark II Aims to Provide Best Price-Performance Ratio

Japanese cooling expert Scythe presents the significantly improved "Mark II" version of its Kotetsu CPU Cooler. While keeping the basic design of the predecessor, Kotetsu Mark II comes with both visual and technical improvements. One of the key advances is the offset, where the heatsink is not centered but moved to the side and the rear. This allows the CPU Cooler to increase the distance to the first PCI-Express slot, offering unchallenged compatibility to VGA card with outsized cooling solutions and avoid clearance issues with memory modules with large heatsinks at the same time. Kotetsu Mark II is able to deliver a significant performance boost compared to the first version, thanks to an optimization of the manufacturing process. Visual improvements include the new aluminum-look top-cover and nickel-plated heatpipes and base-plate. The Kotetsu Mark II is bundled with a high-quality PWM-fan from Scythe's Kaze Flex 120 PWM series. In spite of the significant improvements of performance and visuals, Kotetsu Mark II price is remaining to assure the best possible price-performance ratio.

Scythe Silently Introduces the Sengokubune Tower Cooler

Scythe is acclaimed as one of the top air cooler manufacturers, and for good reason, with its products remaining on the top spot for air cooling efficiency long after they've first been introduced. For such a company, the addition of another product to their lineup would be expected to be an affair of toiling trumpets and performance promises, but this has not been the case. Scythe seems to have elected to go for the "powerfully silent" path for the Sengokubune tower cooler, stealthily adding it to their Japanese product pages.

Scythe Reveals Kaze Flex 120 Fans

Scythe proudly announces the release of the case fan Kaze Flex 120. The in-house engineered Kaze Flex 120 fan is equipped with vibration and shock absorbing rubber pads integrated into its frame. This enhances silent operation, making this fan ideal for cases and coolers alike. The Fluid Dynamic bearing structure (FDB) reduces friction and contributes to a quiet operation as well as a long life span.

The fans proprietary frame and blade design creates a good balance between high airflow and low noise production, cooling even the hottest systems. Kaze Flex 120 has an MSRP of US$9.95 for the 3-pin and US$12.95 for 4-pin (PWM) models. The fans will be available in the US market starting October 2017.

Scythe Announces Kaze Flex 120 Premium Fan Series

Japanese cooling expert Scythe adds the new premium-grade Kaze Flex 120 mm case fan series to its portfolio. The Kaze Flex PWM fan had its debut with the award-winning Mugen 5 CPU Cooler followed by today's release of a whole line-up of 5 models. The new line-up is featuring two PWM models with a dynamic fan speed range as well as three regular models with constant speeds. Thanks to the unique Sealed Precision FDB bearing, all Kaze Flex 120 mm case fans assure excellent quietness and very long life span of 120.000 hours. The fans are equipped with an integrated anti-vibration system, which is made of shock absorbing rubber pads in the corners of the frame in order to prevent the transfer of vibration. It is thanks to these advantages, that Kaze Flex 120 series is well suited to be used as either a reliable case fan or versatile companion for a CPU Cooler.

Scythe offers two Kaze Flex 120 PWM models with a dynamic fan speed range, which can be controlled using the motherboards PWM fan controller. The model SU1225FD12M-RHP suits the most purposes thanks to its wide fan speed range from 300 to 1.200 RPM. It is the exact same model as the one supplied with the award-winning Mugen 5 CPU Cooler. Users seeking a reliable and really silent fan are going to love the model SU1225FD12L-RDP due to its narrow PWM bandwidth of 300 to 800 RPM, which allows it to operate at incredibly low noise levels from 4 to 14,5 dBA. The regular Kaze Flex 120 mm case fans are divided into 3 models and tweaked for different fields of application. Maximum airflow for power-users reaching 89,04 CFM (151 m³/h) at 2.000 RPM is assured by the SU1225FD12H-RP model, whereas steady airflow at almost inaudible 14,5 dBA is covered by the 800 RPM model (SU1225FD12L-RD). In between these two versions is the all-rounder SU1225FD12M-RH, which runs at 1.200 RPM.

Scythe Intros Mugen 5 Rev. B with AM4 Support

Scythe today introduced a revision of its Mugen 5 tower-type CPU cooler, which adds support for the new AMD socket AM4. The new Mugen 5 Rev. B includes a mounting kit for AM4 motherboards that lets AMD Ryzen processor users take advantage of Scythe's premium air cooler. The company could be working on similar revisions of its other coolers, which include the AM4 mounting kit. The company recently announced standalone mounting kits for AM4.

Besides AM4 support, the Mugen 5 Rev. B is identical to the original Scythe launched in December 2016. It consists of a large aluminium fin-stack heatsink, in which heat drawn from a nickel-plated copper base is drawn from six 6 mm-thick nickel-plated copper heat pipes, and run through a thick aluminium fin-stack, which is ventilated by an included Kaze Flex 120 mm fan, although it supports up to two fans in push-pull configuration. Pricing of the Mugen 5 Rev. B could be unchanged from the original's 40€ (including taxes).

Scythe Confirms AM4 Compatibility and Announces AM4 Mounting Kits

Japanese cooling expert Scythe confirms compatibility to the new socket AM4 and announces availability of AM4 mounting kits for it's CPU cooler product range. There are more than a handful of CPU cooler models, which are already compatible to the new Ryzen CPUs. Other models, such as the Scythe Mugen 5, can be easily upgraded thanks to the new AM4 mounting kit.

Scythe Announces the Mugen 5 CPU Cooler with Kaze Flex 120 Fan

Japanese cooling expert Scythe presents the fifth version of the Mugen CPU Cooler, which has been fitted with significant improvements. The Mugen has been one of the most popular CPU coolers on the market for a long time. Scythe was able to ramp up the performance even further with Mugen 5 and at the same time equip the heatsink with a unique new fan. Supplied Kaze Flex 120 PWM fan features noise reduction rubber-insulators in the corners, dynamic fan speed range from 300 to 1.200 rpm as well as a brand-new Sealed Precision FDB bearing, allowing smooth and silent operation at all times.

Scythe's engineering team took the user feedback and applied it on the revamped design of Mugen 5! The heatsink of the Mugen 5 is based on 6 high-quality all-copper heatpipes and a solid aluminum fin stack. Great compatibility to tall memory modules is achieved thanks to the new asymmetrical design of Mugen 5. The solid copper base-plate has been placed slightly shifted for this purpose, instead of centered. In addition to that, several layers of the fin stack on the back of Mugen 5 have been shortened, to further increase RAM compatibility. Mugen 5 can easily fit into most PC chassis on the market, thanks to the total height of only 154.5 mm. In order to avoid corrosion and to improve the quality, all copper-heatpipes and the copper-baseplate are nickel-plated.

Scythe Announces the Byakko CPU Cooler

Japanese cooling expert Scythe announces a new addition to the tower-design CPU cooler line-up. Scythe Byakko is a compact cooling solution with a total height of mere 130 millimeters, which fits in virtually every PC case. Great compatibility is assured thanks to the asymmetric alignment of the base-plate and the heatsink. Byakko is equipped with Scythes Slip Stream 92 PWM fan, offering a wide speed range for different purposes. User friendly and fast mounting of Byakko on both Intel and AMD Sockets is accomplished thanks to the supplied mounting clips.

Scythe Byakko was designed with the aim to fit into most PC cases on the market and to offer maximum compatibility to tall memory modules as well as VRM heatsinks. All this is possible thanks to the compact dimensions of 102 x 130 x 84 mm (W x H x D) and the new asymmetric design of the heatsink. Three high-quality copper heatpipes with 6 millimeter diameter are connecting the solid copper base-plate and the aluminum fins-stack heatsink. Both the copper-heatpipes and the copper-baseplate are nickel-plated in the final process, in order to avoid corrosion and to improve the quality.

Scythe Announces Availability of the Kabuto 3 CPU Cooler

Japanese cooling expert Scythe announces today the third version of the famous TOP-Flow-CPU-Cooler Scythe Kabuto. Scythe engineers have revamped the heatsink design as well as the heatsink structure of the Kabuto 3 and incorporated a hybrid heatpipe system. This hybrid system consists of two 6 mm and three 8 mm high-quality copper heatpipes. Compatibility to high-end memory modules has been an important aspect when designing the Kabuto 3, which is a big advantage compared to the predecessor.

Scythe Kabuto 3 CPU Cooler has been fitted with a matching Scythe Glide Stream 120 Millimeter fan with the model number SY1225HB12M-CIP. The Glide Stream fan series is equipped with a redesigned small center hub as well as fan blades. Hence allows the reduction of air resistance and therefore lower operating noise. The PWM-enabled 120 mm fan operates in the fan speed range from 300 to 1.400 rpm, offering sufficient airflow from 21.96 to 113.34 m³/h (12.93 ~ 79.0 CFM) at noise levels from 4 to maximum 28.0 dB(A).

Inno3D Unveils the iChill X4 Ultra Cooling Solution for Next-gen Graphics Cards

InnoVISION Multimedia Limited, a leading manufacturer of high-end hardware components and computer utilities, introduces its new iChiLL air cooling solution built for the high end graphics cards to be launched this year. Built around 3 large 92mm super silent fans and optionally complemented by a 4th 50mm fan, the A.P.C.S. design optimizes the heat dissipation via its integrated heat-pipes and 123 aluminum cooling fins.

As a result of years of technological progress and expertise have brought the iChiLL brand to a point that we can make a difference for the high-end gamer and design creation professional achieving high performance, outstanding temperature control and at super silent noise levels.

Scythe Announces the Thermal Elixer 2 SCTE-2000 Thermal Compound

Japanese cooling expert Scythe presents the second version of its Thermal Elixer high performance thermal grease. After collecting the user's feedback and experience with the first Thermal Elixer, Scythe engineers created an improved thermal grease solution. Thermal Elixer 2 utilizes the Pure Aluminum Particle Hybrid Technology and is based on high quality components. Thanks to this combination a significant reduction of thermal resistance to 0,013 K/W has been achieved. In spite of the improved performance, no compromise has to be made in terms of easy appliance.

Scythe was especially careful in the development process of the Thermal Elixer 2. The goal was to create an extremely powerful, yet easy to use solution that omits electrical conductivity. All the aforementioned advantages are combined in the final product. Thermal Elixer 2 offers very low dry-out characteristics and is made for long term use. The thermal grease can be used for both CPU and GPU in the temperature range from -20 to 120 degrees Celsius. Similar to the predecessor, the new solution comes in a user-friendly plastic syringe tube but offers 5 grams of thermal grease instead of 3,5 grams. There is no burn-in period required, which means that Thermal Elixer 2 is reaching its maximum potential within a short time after appliance.
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