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OFFICIAL XIGMATEK DARK KNIGHT OWNERS CLUB





Reviews

http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...articleID=2333
http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...k_dark_knight/
http://www.neoseeker.com/resourcelink.html?rlid=188164
http://www.hitechlegion.com/reviews/...sinksfans/1603
http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/175...ler/index.html

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Xigmatek goes beyond the conventional in their innovative, efficient thermal solutions. Instead of a copper base or bulky heat spreader, the Dark Knight-S1283V is part of their HDT range of coolers. The Heatpipe Direct Touch system is a cutting edge solution for efficient thermal transference directly from the CPU – heatpipes in direct contact with the CPU instead of being buried within a base. These 3 large U-shaped 8mm pure copper sealed tubes contain fluid which moves the heat upward into the array of large-surface area aluminum convection fins.

The fins are cooled by over 89 CFM of cooling air from the 120mm fan spinning on Long Life bearings. Even at its maximum 2200 RPM speed, the fan only generates 30.1 dBA of noise. This level can be lowered automatically, based on thermal demand utilizing the PWM functionality. Controlled by the BIOS, the fan's speed is adjusted automatically as the system detects changes in temperature.

The Dark Knight sits upon vibration-eliminating rubber mounts which isolate any fan vibrations from the motherboard – ensuring quiet operation. A tool-less clip holds the cooler safely in place on any AMD Socket AM2, 754, 939 or 940 processor as well as all Intel Socket 775 and 1366 CPUs.

Do I need to lap my Xigmatek Dark Knight?
No, you do not, since it already has a very, very flat base. However, you can if you want to.

How do I mount my Xigmatek Dark Knight vertically? You will need to use a custom bracket which can be found here or purchase here. Instruction guide can be found here.

I have a socket 1155, what's the best method? Are there any special retention bracket? You can order the complete bracket here to help with mount your Xiggy. (Credit to Erick Silver)

This thread is to be used as both the club for the Xigmatek Dark Knight and as an information and question repository. So Xigmatek Dark Knight Owners let's discuss!

Made official by Chunky_Chimp (12/18/10)

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Edited by raisethe3 - 10/18/11 at 9:12pm
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Mine is "out for delivery" now lol

going to mount it on my 965BE thats somewhere in the us right now headed here
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I have one with a custom Naf mount.

Getting the ECO ALC soon though!
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Count me in! Please!
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In! I will be getting a custom mount soon, so I will take pictures when I have everything set up.
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Thinking of buying this cooler. I will probably join this club when I do get it.
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I put you guys on the list! Thanks for joining!
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As for the rest, I put you guys on the list! Thanks for joining!



Do let me know once you guys get this.

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Originally Posted by marattack View Post
Thinking of buying this cooler. I will probably join this club when I do get it.


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Mine is "out for delivery" now lol

going to mount it on my 965BE thats somewhere in the us right now headed here
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Can someone post a pic of this in a AM2/AM3 set up? Is the fan on the bottom?
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Yes, when using the default AMD mounting system, the fan will face the video card.

Here is a pic of my setup.


I will be getting a custom mount soon. Then I will be able to mount the correct way.
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