Swiftech MCX C370 Review with online sound

In this review we have tested the Swiftech MCX C370 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 Swiftech MCX C370 with NHH612 Papst Cooler
Size over all L/B/H +++ 64/64/74 mm The cooler is just as big as the socket !
Cooling output +++ 33 CFM (6850 rpm)
Noise level — 43 dB (A) The fan is a little bit loud but I didn’t expect anything quiet with such a great cooling output. Listen to the sound:
Mounting ++ It’s an interesting and new type of mounting clips, that I have never seen before, and if you read the mounting guide carefully, you’ll have a very good and securely attached CPU-heatsink which uses all the 6 noses of your CPU socket !!! (This could be important if you’ve destroyed the middle socket nose with another heatsink)
Cooling results ++++ 39° C at 1.75 Vcore and 43° C at 1.90 Vcore and 1066 MHz, great result !

General impression

+++ The heavy 595 grams MCX C370 copper heatsink shows a new way to cool your CPU ! Lot’s of rippled screws in a big block of full copper with a very well polished bottom surface and a new solid mounting mechanism are only a few reasons for the good cooling results. This heatsink needs a hot CPU to stay alive 😉 And the powerful Papst fan do the rest for this Combo, good work ! The CPU-fan doesn’t have a pin for the fan speed detection and also comes with a normal 4 Pin power supply connector. Some mainboards automatically shut down the PC if no fan is present ! In this case plug another fan like a case fan to the mainboard CPU fan connector or get a newer BIOS with an option to disable the fan detection boot fail. This fan is also fit for using with a Peltier Element ! Many thanks to Swiftech
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