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Until recently there were seven coolers with the name “Hyper†among products from Cooler Master Co., Ltd. They are Hyper Z600, Hyper TX3, Hyper 212, Hyper 212 Plus, Hyper N520, Hyper N620 and a monster-cooler – Hyper 101. Now there is the eighth member in this lineup, which is available in two different modifications: Cooler Master Hyper 612S and Cooler Master Hyper 612 PWM.

The difference between the first and the second cooler modifications are minimal. The “S†model features a slightly slower fan and a silver decorative cover instead of a black one. That is why today we are going to talk about the more interesting one of the two – Hyper 612 PWM.
Looked pretty cool. I only skimmed over the review though.

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i have the hyper z600, love it. dont really like the look of this tbh
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post #3 of 16
this line has always been a Bang for your buck sorta thing.
I had a Hyper 512 and it was not bad at all for 29.99$
I don't expect this to cost much more than that.
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What's the hold up on this heatsink? Thought it was dropping in September
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Good sink but at $50 there are far too many other options. If they can get it to 35-40 it will be a winner.
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wait wah, outperforms the H80?
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Now that right there is what I believe to be a proper Design for a HS

Notice how the Block of Fins, and Copper Base (where the Heat Pipes connect to Processor)
Are actually connected to each other via an additional HS Block with fins

Much like the old-school world of HS's I believe this sort of design should, theoretically assist with the heat transfer




Another thing Id Like to point out here

Notice how the Heatpipes themselves are positioned Directly in the path of the air flow
Unlike most these days, where the Heat Pipes are on the Sides of the fins.

Now I have NO IDEA if this changes much, but my thought process here is that there is more chance of Air Taking heat away.

#1. HS Fins added to top of Copper Base, allowing Heat from the CPU To move UP to the Fin Blocks, as well as through the HeatPipes, Double the cooling opportunity

#2. HeatPipes Directly placed in the Path of the moving air

I would be greatly surprised to find out that this dopes not cool better than the Noctua or the true

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Now that right there is what I believe to be a proper Design for a HS

Notice how the Block of Fins, and Copper Base (where the Heat Pipes connect to Processor)
Are actually connected to each other via an additional HS Block with fins

Much like the old-school world of HS's I believe this sort of design should, theoretically assist with the heat transfer

-snip-

Another thing Id Like to point out here

Notice how the Heatpipes themselves are positioned Directly in the path of the air flow
Unlike most these days, where the Heat Pipes are on the Sides of the fins.

Now I have NO IDEA if this changes much, but my thought process here is that there is more chance of Air Taking heat away.

#1. HS Fins added to top of Copper Base, allowing Heat from the CPU To move UP to the Fin Blocks, as well as through the HeatPipes, Double the cooling opportunity

#2. HeatPipes Directly placed in the Path of the moving air

I would be greatly surprised to find out that this dopes not cool better than the Noctua or the true

-snip-
I don't think there's as much mass as the NH-D14, so it literally can't beat it because of that. However, it could probably take on the True.

Another thing that would add to the list of things that help it do so well would be that it doesn't have HDT like the 212. HDT works really well until you get to higher temperatures and then it stalls. This looks like it would be fantastic for higher overclocks at a lower price.

Good thoughts/explanation, by the way. +rep
 
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post #9 of 16
Great looking cooler. I like some of the design features. Think this could be a good performer. Although the fan blades look a lot like Akasa fan blade design.



EDIT: Fan specs are very similar as well.
Edited by goodtobeking - 10/30/11 at 6:32pm
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Looked pretty cool.
Come on, at least be original with your puns!
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