GELID shows off the Tornado, a new processor cooler with a copper base, four nickel-plated copper heatpipes, an aluminium fin array, and a 120mm PWM fan. Overall it's not much special. GELID rates it at up to 160W TDP and offers a 2-year warranty. The retail pricing should be around $27 (22EUR, excl. VAT).
Intel™ Socket 775, 1155, 1156, 1366, 2011*, 1150 &1151:
CPU: All Pentium D/ Pentium 4/ All Celeron D/ All Pentium Dual-Core/ Extreme/ All Core 2 Extreme/ Core 2 Quad/ Core 2 Duo, Core i5, Core i7
AMD™ Socket AM2/ AM2+/ AM3/ AM3+/ AM4** / FM1 & FM2:
CPU: All Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, All Athlon II, All Sempron, Phenom, Phenom II, All A Series AMD APU Llano
*Mounting clip for Socket 2011 needs to be purchased separately.
**Mounting clip for Socket AM4 needs to be purchased separately.
The Tornado is designed to bring the features of top-notch CPU coolers to the mass market. It uses a constellation of the advanced copper-based heatsink with 4 Nickel-plated power heat pipes and the 120mm silent fan with Smart PWM to deliver best-in-class cooling performance. Compact size and lightweight design both ensure it is broadly compatible to the most tower cases in the market. Full support of TDP 160W makes the Tornado a perfect solution for gaming computers and business workstations.
4 Nickel-Plated power heat pipes serve to optimize heat transfer within the heatsink elements.