Pentalpha APSK 156 NGML Review with online sound

In this review we have tested the Pentalpha APSK 156 NGML 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 3000 rpm (612 NGML) Papst fan *
Size over all L/B/H +++ 60/60/70 mm The heatsink size isn’t bigger than the Sockel.
Cooling output + 15 CFM (~3000 rpm – * also with other fans available)
Noise level ++++ 19 dB (A) It’s impossible to hear the fan in a closed PC case. 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/GH Papst fan reached 46° C and 49°C at 1,9 Vcore
General impression +++ The Pentalpha APSK 156 heatsink is available in several fan combinations and the results with the low noise and low rpm NGML Papst fan is still good. Mounting and de-mounting with a screwdriver is very easy and the aluminium heatsink without copper got good cooling results. This fan is also fit for using with Peltier Element !

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