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[Vortez] Alpenföhn Triglav CPU Cooler

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Like the recently reviewed Alpenföhn Matterhorn, the Triglav derives its name from the Alpine mountain by the same namesake. Its English translation, “three-headedâ€, is a very fitting name for the cooler as it features three heat pipes. On initial impression three heat pipes doesn’t seem to be the making of a mid-range cooler, yet alone a high end one, but the Triglav is unique in that its three heat pipes are 10mm in diameter. Generally heatsink manufacturers opt for more conventional 6mm or 8mm heat pipes but Alpenföhn have taken the bold step of trying a new concept. For this reason, I thought it a very promising cooler to put through our tests.


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Looks good, may be a mid-range option for some.
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Like their design of the fins in their coolers, hope it performs just as well
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It looks exactly the same as every other tower HS designed over the past 5 years.
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It looks exactly the same as every other tower HS designed over the past 5 years.
lol... qft

that being said, you never know. it could be a killer if they price it properly.
    
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I thought it a very promising cooler to put through our tests.
haha and then came disapointment !

apparently with stock fan setup this cooler beats the old tuniq tower by only 1ºC. and with 2 noctua p14 fans it beat the silver arrow without any fans by again 1ºC ! wow very impresive ! lol

i hope this cooler its not targeted @ overclockers
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Not targeted at overclockers? What?

What's an average consumer going to do with one of these?
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^^ yea we could also say : whats the average ocer going to do with one of these ? a 200mhz oc ..ok i bet someone will be happy

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However, when we turn our attention to overclocked results, the Triglav begins to fall behind suggesting that the design becomes a limiting factor. My hypothesis is that heat isn’t being transferred and dissipated onto the fins as effectively as other heatsinks with higher heat pipe counts. This could also explain the marginal gains when selecting two fans.
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I was more intrigued by this than anything in the review:

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While on the verge of installing a brand new, yet to be released cooler from a currently unknown brand, an unexpected package came to my door.
I wonder why the reviewer didn't say what cooler it was...
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I was more intrigued by this than anything in the review:



I wonder why the reviewer didn't say what cooler it was...
Prob another 25lb cooler.
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