Review : Spire Cooler

Posted on Wednesday, October 16 2002 @ 6:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
PC Tech Zone reviewed the Spire Cooler :
We tested the Spire Skive Stream On the Intel Celeron 1.1 ghz. The installation of the cooler was simple, the 3 pin connector, has just the right amount of tension for a perfect mount. The copper insert was perfectly positioned for good contact with the processor, we used the preapplied pink compound for installation. The Spire Skive Stream, was a big improvment from the stock cooler. We had a temp of 46/C with the stock cooler and with the "Skive Stream," the temp dropped to 38/C nice improvment. The fan spins at 4800 RPMs so its not very loud, I could not hear the fan with the case closed. We Ran the Seti at home test for an hour with temperatures icreasing to 42/C. The Spire Skive Stream, comes AMD recomended. This cooler is a great replacement for factory coolers, and for stock or little overclocking speeds.

Review Link : PC Tech Zone

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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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