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The heatsink has a typical design:

Roughly speaking, it is a Big Typhoon turned upside down and with a larger ribbing area. The aluminum ribs begin almost at the cooler’s sole – not quite conveniently and may cause problems with the mainboard.

Like with the previous cooler, the sole finish quality is quite average:

Thermaltake still didn’t dare make a totally passive cooler, without even providing an opportunity to put a fan on it:

The neat holes in the heatsink ribs are here for aluminum angles any 120mm can be fastened to. The angles are secured with screws, and you can’t avoid deforming the top ribs a little during this operation:

This doesn’t affect the efficiency of the cooler since the air from the installed fan doesn’t come to this part of the heatsink anyway. Here’s the cooler with an angle screwed to it:

 
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