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Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer Cooler Review

Started by: robaal | Date 02/12/09 06:17:55 PM
Comments: 5 | Last Comment:  12/11/15 02:39:28 PM

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How is this review useful, if you replaced the retention on the heatsink?

Surely the screwed-down metal bracket with a backplate provides a better contact than a plastic one, held only at the holes.

I've also noticed that it has become difficult to get a hold of the sold-separately LGA775 retention kit from thermalright; although even if it was available, it would probably add 25% to the price of the heatsink.

Sorry for the bile, but the weird retention is the main reason why I was staying away from it...
0 0 [Posted by: robaal  | Date: 02/12/09 06:17:55 PM]

This cooler seems like a complete rip-off from the EKL GroƟ'Clockner (german company), which was released in april 2008.


(german test)

(official product site)
0 0 [Posted by: nidhoggr  | Date: 02/16/09 11:25:23 PM]
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I doubt it's a rip-off per se: it's also sold under the "Pentagram Karakorum" name in Poland, and it premiered about the same time as well.

My guess is that they have some licensing deal.

0 0 [Posted by: robaal  | Date: 02/17/09 05:40:39 AM]

Oh yeah you were right:

The original:

All 9 licence-takers:;id=5672&Itemid=38

holy crap, thats some popular design
0 0 [Posted by: nidhoggr  | Date: 02/20/09 03:15:05 AM]


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