Thermalright shows off the AXP-100, a new top-down processor cooler designed for ITX and HTPC systems. The cooler has a total height of just 58mm and has a nickel-plated copper base, six nickel-plated copper heatpipes and a relatively compact aluminium fin array that's cooled by a 100mm PWM fan. The included fan spins at 900 to 2500RPM and delivers 6.05 to 44.57CFM at a noise level of 22 to 30dBA. Fan mounting tools are included that enable you to install 120mm fans or even round 140mm models like Thermalright's TY-140.
Without a fan, the heatsink measures 121.1mm x 105.47mm x 44.15mm (L x W x H) and weighs 360g. The cooler supports most current AMD and Intel desktop processors and the MSRP is $59.99.
We know that cooler choice has long been a headache for ITX and HTPC system builders. Stock CPU heatsinks and coolers are hot and noisy, while high quality coolers usually either don’t fit the case or interferes with your GPU. So finding the perfect balance of size, thermal performance and noise on ITX and HTPC systems has never been easy, until now!
The Thermalright AXP-100 is here! This latest creation by Thermalright is only a mere 58mm (2.28 inches) in height including the bundled TY-100 high performance PWM fan. This height provides almost full compatibility with HTPC and ITX cases on the market. Thermalright.com will also be displaying a full list of case compatibility on our product page.
Besides supporting all modern CPU sockets and platforms, system and main board compatibility is also no problem for the AXP-100. AXP-100’s small form factor has minimal interference with tall heatsink RAM, full length GPU cards and PCI-E slots.
The AXP-100 uses a jaw dropping number of six 6mm heatpipes, which usually only appears on mammoth tower heatsinks. The included Enhanced Fan Mount also allows power users to replace the included TY-100 100mm high performance PWM fan, with regular aftermarket 120mm fans or Thermalright’s award winning TY-140 series of 140mm fans. The Enhanced Fan Mount is also X/Y axis adjustable, providing the best component and PCI-E compatibility when you go XL on your fan!