We have recently told you how four well-known companies modified their existing CPU cooling solutions and what came out of it (see our article called Old New Coolers from Zalman, Tuniq, Noctua and Thermaltake for the Overclocked Yorkfield Processor). Our today’s article has a lot to do with the previous one, as it discusses how well ASUSTeK Computer Inc. managed to cope with the same task: modification of their Silent Knight and
So, let’s start with this particular cooler model.
ASUS Triton 77
It is pretty hard to tell where this original name comes from, because there is no info on that on the official company web-site. So, we can’t rally answer this question. Therefore, let’s proceed to the cooler itself.
Package and Accessories
ASUS Triton 77 ships in a not very big cardboard box with black color dominating the design:
There is a small cooler photo on the front of the box, while the back side carries the cooler’s technical specifications and lists the compatible platforms. There is a smaller box at the top of the package. There are the following accessories inside:
Among them are: two retention brackets for LGA 775 mainboards, a swing-clip for AMD K8 mainboards, ASUS thermal compound, four retention screws and an installation guide in 14 (!) languages.