Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Xigmatek
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH
Aegir has a tower design with copper heatpipes and aluminum alloy fins. As such, it looks a bit conventional with no exotic fin shapes or design elements. The fins are spaced such that the cooler will respond well at low fan speeds and pressures while promoting turbulent airflow around the heatpipes. But, as we'll see shortly, all the cool stuff is going on at the base.
Aegir's heatpipe arrangement is anything but conventional, and the design results in a rather compact and lightweight package, considering the number of ‘pipes involved.
As you can see, the heatpipes are arranged in a clever pattern to tale advantage of the airflow generated by the fan, with no ‘pipes behind the “dead-spot” created by the fan blade hub. The fins incorporate channels for the rubber fan mounts, and the included fan can be mounted on either side, according to the system configuration, and a second fan can be added for improved cooling.