Prolimatech Samuel 17 Review



Intel Core i3 530 Processor (2.93GHz 133 x 22 1.20V | 3.60GHz 165 x 22 1.25V | 4.00GHz 182x22 1.30V )
Asus P7H57D-V EVO Motherboard
Corsair Platinum 4GB
Asus Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5
Corsair HX850w
Windows 7 Ultimate x64



Armed with our Core i3 processor, we then set about ascertaining the Samuel 17's cooling ability. Today we'll be comparing this cooler against the Noctua NH-C12P. For a fair test we have used the C12P's 140mm fan at both 9V and 12V speeds. 

Across the board, we saw a 12*c difference in load temperatures between the Noctua NH-C12P and the Prolimatech Samuel 17 cooler. When one considers that the Noctua is over twice as tall and up to three centimetres wider and deeper, these results truly are fantastic. Let's conclude

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Most Recent Comments

13-07-2010, 10:12:47

I think this cooler could be a great solution for those LAN party fans.Quote

13-07-2010, 10:16:12

Hi tom just wondering if you have anything coming up on the GTX 460.


13-07-2010, 10:26:59

The 260 fella? Thats old tech so no matey. If you mean the 460, then yes Mul who wrote this review will have a review live on Friday.Quote

13-07-2010, 10:56:26

Really sorry mate I mean the GTX 460, I’ve just finished reading a review on it and it seems like the guys who have bought the GTX 465 are going to have to sell them on EBay, nice one from NVIDIA you’ve just made a lot of customers very angry. Looking forward to Mul review on Friday.Quote

13-07-2010, 13:14:10

Originally Posted by name='tinytomlogan'
The 260 fella? Thats old tech so no matey. If you mean the 460, then yes Mul who wrote this review will have a review live on Friday.
cant wait to see this and its got a [email protected] bit wooo Quote

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