Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Search
  
Most Popular
Hardware Reviews
PC Parts
OCZ Trion 150 480GB SSD review
Lexar 64GB Jumpdrive S45 review
Kingston HyperX Cloud II Headset review
WEB Reviews
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 V.3 4TB SAS 6Gb/s HDD Review
OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review @ Custom PC Review
Gigabyte F2A85XM-D3H
NZXT Phantom 630
Auvio Bluetooth Portable Speaker Review
Corsair H90 CPU Cooler Review
BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Z77X (Intel Z77) Motherboard Review
Noctua NH-L9i Cooler Review on Technic3D
Breaking News
Intel and Oculus Bring Virtual Reality to Best Buy Stores
NVIDIA and Samsung Agree to Settle IP Litigation
Samsung Develops 3rd Generation 14-Nano FinFET Low-power Process
IE Loses Top Web Browser Spot to Chrome
Qualcomm To Make Mobiles Smarter With New Snapdragon Machine Learning SDK
You Can No Longer Use Google In Cortana searches
HP Releases New Chromebook for Home and Office
AMD and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics Close on Semiconductor Assembly and Test Joint Venture
Home > Hardware Reviews > PC Parts

Monday, January 08, 2007
Spirecooler Fourier IV

3. Performance

We saw that the installation was a little tricky but nothing too difficult. Now how about it's performance? Don't forget that this cooler costs an additional $42! We made a direct comparison with the Intel stock cooler using the following test system:

  • Asus P5W64 WS Pro (Intel 975X) + Intel E6600 @ 3.15GHz
  • OCZ GameXStream GXS600 SLI-Ready
  • 2x1GB OCZ DDR2-6400 SLI Ready
  • WD 800JB 7200RPM

Our aim was to run 3DMark06 which stresses both the CPU and GPU producing maximum heat. In addition, we overclocked the CPU to 3.15GHz which produced additional heat on our system. Note, that both coolers were running at maximum rotating speeds. All temperatures were logged using CoreTemp 0.94b.

The results are rather impressive. In all cases, the Spire Fourier IV managed to keep a temperature difference of 10°C.

At full load, we can see a temperature difference of up to 17.5°C! At idle, the Fourier IV runs at 56 temperature difference, whereas Intel's stock fan at 65 temperature difference. In any case, the Spire Fourier IV keeps the CPU very cool.




Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message


 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .