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MSI Core Frozr L Review

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Introduction


From the MSI website:
As a world leading gaming brand, MSI keeps raising the bar in design and innovation of its GAMING Series products and has been a long-term sponsor of global eSports teams. Outstanding teamwork of MSI's senior R&D staff and professional gamers culminates in the creation of every MSI GAMING product.

At the core of MSI's innovation remains an unwavering commitment to provide Top Player with Top Choice products. Apart from its partnership with more than 15 pro-gaming teams around the world, MSI is also an active participant in international gaming tournaments and the host of MSI MGA (Masters Gaming Arena, a world-renowned gaming event. Thrilling in quality and performance, the MSI GAMING Series has proven to meet the most demanding tournament needs, bringing out pro-gamers' best performance and leading them to one victory after another in the global eSports scene. All the above accounts for dominant eSports teams' and professional gamers' trust and decision to choose the MSI GAMING Series that helps them achieve more in their quest for world championship.

More than a pioneering gaming brand, MSI is a trusted partner for customers to rely on, whether they are out in the competitive gaming scene, embracing their digital life, or anywhere in their world.

MSI is new to the world of CPU cooling, but has long been a juggernaut in the world of graphics cards, motherboards, laptops, and, more recently, barebone gaming systems. It goes without saying that they are on a roll and actively expanding. As such, breaking into the cooling market seems like a no-brainer.

Enter the MSI Core Frozr L. It's an offset single-tower design that comes with a single fan out of the box. With swappable top plates, it matches both their white- and red-themed motherboards and graphics cards. Should the cooler perform well, it would be a perfect fit for someone already making use of other MSI products as it offers a color and theme that matches a wide range of their products.

In today's review, I will take a closer look at the MSI Core Frozr L. Featuring four meaty 8mm heatpipes, a unique offset single-tower design, and a Hydro Dynamic bearing fan, it has the specs of a high quality cooler, but let's see what is on offer here before I sing it any praises.

Specifications
MANUFACTURER:MSI
MODEL:Core Frozr L
SOCKET SUPPORT:Intel: LGA775, LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA1156, LGA1366, LGA2011, LGA2011-3
AMD: AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2, FM2+, AM4
HEATSINK:Material: Aluminum (Fins) Copper (Heatpipes & Base)
Dimensions: 140 mm x 155 mm x 55 mm
Heatpipes: Ø8 mm - 4pcs
Weight: 960 g (w/fan)
FANS:Model: Torx Fan PLA12025S12H-4
Dimensions: 120 mm x 120 mm x 25 mm
Fan Speed: 500 - 1800 RPM (PWM)
Fan Airflow: 19.79 - 71.27 CFM
Fan Noise: 17.2 - 33.6 dBA
FEATURES:Four Ø8 mm heatpipes
Dual fan support
Swappable covers
Airflow control technology for better cooling
Smart base design offers space for GPU in 1st PCI-e slot
Premium thermal compound X
WARRANTY:1-2 years
Depending on retailer and region.
MSRP:$49.99
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