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Thermalright Inc. Company keeps on polishing off their famous Archon cooler. We tested its third version called Thermalright Archon SB-E recently and today we want to show you the fourth incarnation – Thermalright Archon SB-E X2.

We are going to check out any changes in its design and test its performance and noise level in comparison with the previous version as well as with the best of air coolers.

Technical Specifications and Recommended Pricing

All technical characteristics of the new Thermalright Archon SB-E X2 cooler are summed up in the table below for your convenience:

Packaging and Accessories

The packaging hasn’t changed for years. The new Archon is shipped in the same brown cardboard box as its predecessors:

The heatsink and fans are protected against any damage during transportation with pieces of polyethylene foam. The accessories can be found in a separate flat box, each of them in a single-use plastic pack:

We can see a standard selection of fasteners, Thermalright ChillFactor III thermal grease, and a Y-shaped splitter for fans.

The cooler costs $85, which is slightly higher than the recommended price of the ordinary Archon SB-E. It is manufactured in China and has a 2-year warranty.

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