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Deepcool's Ice Matrix 600 heatsink is a relatively flat profile tower cooler that stands 165mm tall, 70mm deep. It weighs upwards of 1100grams and is built with no fewer than six, U-shaped 6mm diameter copper heatpipes that wind their way from the copper base plate to the top of the 103mm tall aluminum fin stack. The heatpipes are lined up in a single row so closely that they almost span the entire 141mm width of the heatsink!
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Looks a a little like the archon from thermalright. Not a bad performing cooler. What I find strange tho is Frosty's testing methods: http://www.frostytech.com/testmethod_mk2.cfm they don't even use a CPU??
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Rather like that method myself.... it should give more consistant results.... if not particularly "real" ones.

They ought to still slap it on a cpu to give you a ballpark of temps you can expect, but still.
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I think that heatsink looks incredible. But yeah, I would like to see some more traditional testing results.
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looks like it would have some good results
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post #5 of 13
Frostytech's synthetic testing results don't translate well to real world performance.
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nice paperweight
    
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If CPU coolers get any larger and heavier, we're going to have to think about setting a new standard for case depth and motherboard strength. lol
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I haven't seen a single Deepcool product here in Canada :/
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1100g? Srsly? I can see this good for an HTPC where the motherboard doesn't have to hold all that weight I'm starting to lose faith in air coolers, it's all towers. I want to see more that position the heatsink horizontal to the MB, to cool RAM, mofsets, etc. Then you don't have to worry about fitting them into smaller cases.
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post #10 of 13
i think they are trying to hard on the name...but oh well
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