Xigmatek Balder CPU cooler starts shipping

Posted on Friday, Oct 02 2009 @ 18:27 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
TC Mag writes Xigmatek started shipping the Balder SD1283 CPU cooler, this appears to be a tweaked version of the Dark Knight cooler. It measures 120mm x 50mm x 159mm (W x D x H) and features three direct-touch heatpipes and an aluminum tower heatsink with a large 120mm fan. The Xigmatek Balder SD1283 is available in retail stores for around 32.90EUR.
The new cooler also has a base with a mirror finish for better performance, one 120mm fan working at 1000 to 2200 RPM (rotations per minute) boasting a maximum sound output of 28 dBA, and includes support for AMD Socket AM2(+), AM3 and Intel LGA 775, 1156, 1366 CPUs.

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