Date: October 27th, 2008
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Cooler Master
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND FEATURES
Dimension 127.28 x 127.28 x 160 mm (5x5x6.3 in.)
Material Copper base, 6 heat pipes, Aluminum fin
Weight 2.3 lbs
CPU Socket 1) Intel Socket LGA775 2) AMD Socket (Socket 940/AM2/AM2+)
CPU Support Intel Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo, Pentium Extreme Ed., Pentium Dual-Core, Pentium D, Pentium 4 Extreme Ed., Pentium 4 HT, Pentium 4, Celeron Dual-Core, Celeron D AMD Phenom, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon X2, Sempron
Heat Pipes Dimensions .6mm
Fan Speed 2000 RPM
Bearing Type Long Life Sleeve
Fan Noise Level (dB-A) 19 - 21 dBA
Connector 3 pin with 4 pin adapter
Air Flow (CFM) 90 CFM
To belabor the obvious, the Z600R is big and heavy. Before considering this cooler, potential customers will need to make sure it will fin inside their case. However, as we'll see later, clearance around the socket shouldn't be an issue. The cooler comes with a detachable 120mm fan and…
…the Z600R is rated to passively cool processors with a TDP of 89W or less. With six 6mm heatpipes and all those fins, I'm not surprised.
It's no surprise that a big cooler comes in a big box, but Cooler Master have outdone themselves this time. Striking graphics and abundant information leave no doubt about what's inside. Even the inside packaging is top notch with deftly folded cardboard protecting the various components. Origami comes to mind here, and while it's a small feature that doesn't affect performance, it's still refreshing to see.
Inside the box, you get the cooler, instruction booklet, backplates, fan brackets, hardware, thermal paste and a 120mm fan. We'll go over these items in more detail during installation, so let's move on and get a closer look at the Hyper Z600R.