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CM Sphere is one of the latest CoolerMaster CPU coolers we’ve seen, and this baby is all about style. It’s made of copper, so besides the looks, it should perform well too.



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Conclusion

CM Sphere is a nice CPU cooler with attractive looks. It’s 100% manufactured from copper, which has better thermal characteristics than aluminum, a material often used for coolers due to its lower price. It’s sphere-shaped, and the radial fan is mounted in the middle. The cooler was silent, in both idle and workload scenarios. The fan has a fixed RPM which brought about 78°C temperatures when using our testing quad QX6850 processor.

If you want a fancy cooler, the sphere is one of prime candidates, and with its blue lights it will most certainly make the insides of any case look nicer. It’s not a large cooler, and it’ll fit any case so anyone can use it. The same goes for the price – we found it priced at €31, which is a great deal for such a nicely designed CPU cooler.

If you’re not using high-end processors and/or aren’t keen on too much overclocking, CM Sphere could be the cooler for you.
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post #2 of 35
is it just me, or does that kind of suck..... looks kool though.
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post #3 of 35
Can't say I think much of that review.

One test against a cooler I don't even know? No ambients?
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post #4 of 35
Do you need another cooler in that test? At any ambient those temps are horrid.
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post #5 of 35
looks good, however they should've made the fins angled a certain way, as with the type of fan they're using it it makes a mini whirlwind in there, and with the way the fins are angled, it looks like it's just keeping the hot air in and it's not dissipating so much. If they put angle on the fins it would be much better.
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post #6 of 35
http://hardwarelogic.com/news/137/AR...007-10-24.html
there some indian movie on youtube on this cooler as well.
post #7 of 35
Looks like a compactly designed heatsink that's been tested on a quadcore extreme intel chip. Because that combo is ever going to happen in real life. Cheers fud...
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is it just me, or does that kind of suck..... looks kool though.
it sucks
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:turd:... enough said.
    
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post #10 of 35
The numbers suck but it looks purdy, Kind of like a copper Terry's chocolate orange
    
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