Date: October 15th, 2007
Article by: Karl Van der Walt (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
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The remaining contents of the two boxes are identical with the only difference being the front covers of the manuals and the images therein. There are a fair number of mounting options included to ensure maximum compatibility.
PRODUCT PICTORIAL & WALKTHROUGH
The coolers themselves both effectively have dual heatpipes. The small finned copper block on each cooler is secured in place by screws from the underside of the cooler and the heatpipes are soldered to the base. As I mentioned earlier, the gaps seen on either side of the block (circled in red) are where the mounting brackets are attached.
Once you pull of the protective stickers you are greeted with a very smooth mirror finish. The AS-N2000 to the right however does have a slightly less polished finish although still very smooth. This is becoming more standard these days but is still a sign of quality and good workmanship.