Cooler Master CoolViva Z1
The next passive cooling solution for graphics cards we are going to talk about today comes from Cooler Master. Plastic package with a paper flyer designed in traditional Cooler Master color gamma inside and a ton of useful info on it are the typical traits this manufacturer’s products:
You can get a good look at the cooler from all angles even before you open the box. At the bottom of it there is a small paper box with accessories. These are not too numerous I should say:
Besides a large detailed assembly and installation guide in multiple languages, there is also a set of spring screws, Cooler Master sticker, four sticky round pads, eight aluminum heatsinks for the memory chips and a syringe with the company’s own thermal grease.
CoolViva Z1 boasts pretty original design and consists of two heatsink units connected with one another with a pair of copper nickel-plated heatpipes, each 6mm in diameter:
The heatpipes come out of the round copper base, approximately 4.5cm in diameter, which gets pressed against the graphics chip when the cooler is installed: