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Scythe Releases Kama Wing Memory Cooler

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Scythe announced today the original designed Kama Wing SCKW-1000 memory cooler. The Kama Wing is made of aluminum and features "angled" design to minimize the interference with components installed on the motherboard. The SCKW-1000 memory package also features 4 thermal tape pieces. The suggested price for the Kama Wing SCKW-1000 memory cooler is USD 9.80/EURO 7.50 excl. VAT.




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I dont really buy into this. I think they took the "Kama" series a bit to far with this one, at least the design of it.....
    
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That just looks silly. >.>

Thermalright's looks better and probably performs better... but they're both unneccesary. RAM really doesn't need all that much cooling. =/


Oh well... someone'll buy them.
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well, for $10 just to say that you have "special" memory cooling? maybe. But it's not something that will be recommended around the forum.
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I think it looks good.
    
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It might look good, but you will see a tiny tiny improvement in temperature, which doesn't even mean a better overclock.

And in my books, it can look like a turd if it actually performs well, as i don't sit down and stare at the computer with the side panel removed - i stare at the monitor.
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erm... is that a door hinge?

sorry... but I am somewhat speculative in regards to its efficacy.

But hey!... If I had a wad o' cash, I'd give em a whack just to see what would happen.
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erm... is that a door hinge?
do i smell some DIY incarnations in the future?

but ya, not too necessary, and if i wanted ram cooling i'd get the TR offering or pop the heatspreaders off and use a strapped on fan.

I'm a Scythe fan, but really who designed that O.o
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Stock heatspreaders are fine....this is wack.
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post #9 of 12
I dont think its too bad of an idea. If it were any more than 10 bucks then it would loose a lot of appeal in my eyes. I too doubt its efficiency, but it would certainly be better than nothing.
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No thanks.............................


Looks kinda like a "door-hinged" version of those new Winchip RAM heatsinks..
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