In this review we have tested the Fortis A102 Cooler and measured the temperature results with our test setup. Additionally you can listen to an embedded MP3 fan sound sample of the fan on the respective heatsink.
|Size over all L/B/H||+++ 62/62/83 mm The cooler is just as big as the socket !|
|Cooling output||++++ 36 CFM (~7000 U/min)|
— 43 dB (A) Wouw, what a sound, i’m wondering why my hairs go up when i start this engine 😉 Listen to the sound:
|Mounting||+++ Good locked bracket with a bigger slot for a screwdriver and a lever for installation without any tool. The pressure isn’t too high that it’s easy to mount and demount the cooler.|
|Cooling results||++ 45° C at 1,75 Volt corevoltage and 49° Celsius at 1,90 Volt Vcore.|
++ The A 102 have a heavy and thick copper base and alu lamellas. But i’m sure that this cooler could be much more efficience if the alu lamellas would be soldered to the copper base. I think it’s also the reason why this noisy fan on the same cooler like A101 doesn’t give much better results (~ 2°C) as the calm A101 because the lamellas doesn’t get enough heat from the copper base. May be there’ll come a hard soldered version, soon ? I’ve expect a little bit more from such a windy fan but the cooling result is better than the average cooling result and give some potential to overclock the CPU. The mounting is easy and the production is good and very robust.
This cooler is also fit for using with Peltier Element ! Many thanks to Fortis Technology for their Testsample
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