Asus Silent Knight II processor cooler for quad-core chips

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 05 2007 @ 14:19 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ASUS unveils a new processor cooler designed to keep quad-core processors cool. The Silent Knight II HSF has a pretty nice design and features a copper base, six copper heatsinks and copper fins to dissipate all the heat from your power hungry processor.

The heatsink also features a fancy 90mm fan with blue LEDs which is designed to direct air to the surrounding voltage regulation chips on your motherboard. ASUS claims this will lower the temperature of the VRMs by up to 10-15°C.
The Silent Knight II is an all-copper CPU cooling solution that utilizes the natural heat conducting properties of copper. With its large heat exchange area, lightweight design to relieve stress on the motherboard, and six curved heat pipes to efficiently transfer heat to the fins, processor temperature is always maintained at levels most suitable for high-performance and reliable computing. Additionally, the Silent Knight II also incorporates a PWM function fan that automatically modulates fan speeds according to the CPU temperature and delivers a quiet cooling at a mere 25dBA.

CPU support

Intel Core2 Extreme/ Core2 Quad (Quad-Core)
Intel Core2 Duo/ Pentium D (Dual-Core)
Intel Pentium 4 HT/ Celeron D CPU
AMD Athlon 64 X2/ FX (Dual-Core)
AMD Athlon 64/ Sempron

Cooler dimension

115(L) x 140(W) x 110(H)mm, 610g


4 pin with PWM control

Heat sink material

Copper base + copper fins + 6 copper heat pipes

Fan dimension

92 x 92 x 25mm

Fan speed

2,300 rpm ± 10%

Bearing type

Sleeve bearing

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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