Date: March 16th, 2009
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Cooler Master
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH
For sheer size, I doubt that the V10 has much competition. The AA battery easily fits under the overhanging cooling fins and Mr. Bones is intrigued by the unusual design as well as the immense size. He's curious whether this giant will actually fit on a motherboard and in a case. We'll see.
The copper base has a nice, flat finish and nickel plating. Six ‘pipes move the heat from the base…
…to the large aluminum finned area to the side. As we'll see, a 120mm fan on the top of the cooler directs air through the fins, cooling the memory and other motherboard components as well as the CPU.
On the opposite side, four ‘pipes deliver heat to the TEC.
With the cowling removed, we can see how the fans and fin arrays are arranged. The fans are both 120mm and have a visually pleasing transparent smoked look, although you won't be able to appreciate this with the cowl in place. You will, however be able to appreciate the red LEDs through the “hood.” Let's go back to the TEC.