Scythe Ashura Shadow CPU Cooler Result
Reached in terms of workmanship and design Scythe delivers with the Scythe Ashura Shadow again a very good HSF. As with the Mine series this cooler can convince with its easy installation, and good cooling performance. Anyone who is looking for a solid, powerful and visually appealing cooler can buy this cooler without a doubt.
Hint: In the interactive Fit for Fan guide you can virtually check each cooler on different motherboards, the Scythe Ashura Shadow will be added with the next update as well.
* A direct comparison to our previously tested coolers is not possible, because the test system has changed fundamentally in the meantime. Nevertheless our CPU coolerchart* is here again with a comprehensive CPU cooler comparison.
The sound of this cooler:
Here is a MP3 recording of the Scythe Ashura Shadow with one fan at full speed:
Here is a MP3 recording of the Scythe Ashura Shadow with one fan at lower speed:
To compare the cooler sound:
Here is a MP3 recording of the Xigmatek Prime SD1484 cooler with two fans at full speed:
Here is a MP3 recording of the Cooler Master Eisberg Prestige 240L water cooler at full speed:
And then listen to the start of a Asetek Vapochill LS compressor cooler: