Pentalpha APSK 156 N2GHH Review with online sound

In this review we have tested the Pentalpha APSK 156 N2GHH 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.

Name Pentalpha APSK 156 with 6700 rpm (612 N2/GHH) Papst fan *
Size over all L/B/H +++ 60/60/70 mm The heatsink size isn’t bigger than the Socket.
Cooling output +++ 33 CFM (~6700 rpm – * also with other fans available)
Noise level — 43 dB (A) Also with closed case much louder than my HDD RAID ! Listen to the sound:
Mounting +++ It’s very easy to mount this fan with a screwdriver.
Cooling results +++ The Pentalpha APSK 156 in combination with N2/GHH Papst fan reached 40° C and 42°C at 1.9 Vcore
General impression +++ The Pentalpha APSK 156 heatsink is available in several fan combinations and it is a very good combination with the popular N2/GHH Papst fan. Mounting and de-mounting with a screwdriver is very easy and this all aluminium heatsink produced very good cooling results. This fan is also fit for using with a Peltier Element !

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