XIGMATEK 1283 CPU Cooler 41

XIGMATEK 1283 CPU Cooler Review

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I would like to thank XIGMATEK for supplying us with this review sample.


Purpose and targets of becoming one of the worlds leaders in thermal PC Industry were set for Xigmatek Co. Ltd in 2005, the founding year! To ensure reaching this project aims, Xigmateks management followed up with hard work, experiences and customer friendly business style.

Honing one of the world’s most efficient manufacturing operations, Integration Presence in major economic regions, being tied up with most important strategic alliances between suppliers and academia and further majority investments in R&D are some of Xigmateks aggressive incensement strategies.

Combining the cream of product designers, R&D engineers and technical people (main team in Germany) Xigmatek is proud and full of confidence to offer excellent quality products and service to cover the customers requirements and demands.

Within the standard channels as the consumer market and the distributing electrical appliances, Xigmatek will keep on focusing on development and set up even new sales channels to comply ever-changing demands and requirements.

Several years of experiences company background in Thermal IT industry provides our customer the best, reliable, environmental and performing Thermal/Cooling Systems including excellent Service to fulfill global users and customers demands.

The HDT-S1283's Features:
  • H.D.T. (Heat-pipe direct touch) technology.
  • Anti-vibration rubber design.
  • Particular spoiler design.
  • 3pcs high performance U type heat-pipe.
  • Light weight.
  • High performance & easy installation.
  • 120mm highly efficient PWM fan.
  • 3 in 1 application: LGA775 push-pin/K8 & AM2 tool-less clip.


Model NameHDT-S1283
Compatibility Intel

Intel® LGA775 (SocketT) Processor
Intel® Core™2 Extreme processor (Conroe) Intel® Core™2 Duo processor (Conroe) Intel® Pentium® Processor Extreme Edition Intel® Pentium® D Intel® Pentium® 4 Intel® Celeron® D

Compatibility AMD

AMD AM2 Processor
AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core

AMD Socket940 Processor
Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor, AMD Opteron™ Processor, AMD Athlon™ 64 FX Processor

AMD Socket939 Processor
Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor AMD Opteron™ Processor AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor AMD Athlon™ 64 FX Processor AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core

AMD Socket754 Processor
AMD Athlon™ 64 Proessor AMD Sempron™ Processor

Fan Dimensions120 x 120 x 25mm
Cooler Dimensions 120(L) x 50(W) x 159(H) mm
Fan Speed1000 ~ 2200rpm (±10%)
Fan Noise Level20 ~ 32dBA
Air Flow72.1 ~ 99.6CFM
Total Weight600g

When I received the Xigmatek cooler it came in a very nice package with all its specifications on the box. I noticed looking closer at the box that all the specifications and UPC codes were actually stickers meaning Xigmatek uses the same box for most of their coolers.


  • Installation Manual
  • 1283 Cooler/Fan & Mounts
  • S940/S939/S754 Bracket
  • SocketT (775)/S478 Brackets
  • Mounting Screws
  • Thermal Paste
  • 4 pin to 3 pin Molex Converter
  • Air Deflector

Once unpacked you'll find that the fan is not mounted on the cooler, and the rest of the hardware needed to mount the cooler is in a plastic bag. Four rubber mounts are included to mount the fan on the cooler and brackets for all the common CPU types are included. Xigmatek includes a small packet of silicon base thermal paste.
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