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Cooler Master V8 GTS - High Performance CPU Cooler with Horizontal Vapor Chamber and 8 Heatpipes

  • 600 - 1,600 RPM (PWM) +/- 10%
  • 28 - 82 CFM +/- 10%
  • Vapor Chamber / 8 Heat Pipes / Aluminum Fins
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The Cooler Master V8 GTS features a powerful car engine look and massive cooling capability. It offers a high-performance horizontal vapor chamber, and a triple-tower design with eight high-performance heatpipes and two high-airflow LED fans. The horizontal vapor chamber spreads heat up to eight times faster than heatpipes, which minimizes CPU hotspots and quickly balances the heat load between all heatpipes.

  • newegg Superior Cooling Performance Cooler Master's horizontal vapor chamber technology minimizes CPU hotspots and spreads heat evenly to all heatpipes. The triple-tower heatsink, with eight high-performance heatpipes, is optimized for maximum cooling performance. Plus, the dual PWM fans with red LEDs not only offer high airflow, but also eye-catching fun. Fan speed and noise can be fine-tuned and customized.
  • newegg POM Bearing The POM bearing is dustproof, and offers a long-lasting life of up to 160,000 hours.
  • newegg Universal Compatibility The universal mounting system is compatible with all available Intel and AMD platforms.

Learn more about the Cooler Master RR-V8VC-16PR-R1




Fan & Heatsinks
Fan Size
Intel LGA 2011/1366/1156/1155/1150/775
Bearing Type
POM (Polyoxymethylene)
600 - 1,600 RPM (PWM) +/- 10%
Air Flow
28 - 82 CFM +/- 10%
Noise Level
36 dBA
Power Connector
4 Pin
Heatsink Material
Vapor Chamber / 8 Heat Pipes / Aluminum Fins

Physical Spec

Fan Dimensions
140 x 20 mm (5.5 x 0.8 inch)
Heatsink Dimensions
154 x 140 x 153.5mm (6.1 x 5.5 x 6.0 in)
Heatsink: 854g (1.9lb)
Fan Weight: 110g (0.24 lb) x 2


Rated Voltage: 12 VDC
Rated Current: 0.31A
Power Consumption: 3.72W

Cooler Master Horizontal Vapor Chamber Technology - minimizes CPU hotspots and spreads heat evenly to all heatpipes.

Triple Tower Heatsink with 8 High Performance Heatpipes - Optimized for maximum cooling performance.

Dual High airflow PWM fans with red LEDs.

Fan speed and resulting performance and noise can be fine tuned and customized.

POM Bearing - Dustproof and longer lasting. (up to 160,000 hours)

Universal Mounting System compatible with all available Intel and AMD platforms.

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years

Customer Reviews of the Cooler Master RR-V8VC-16PR-R1

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  • frank t.
  • 4/22/2014 4:28:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHUGE

Pros: This thing appears to be something to recon with. It has a nice push / pull setup which is ALWAYS a plus. I had the previous V8 for my X58 build and it worked amazingly.

Cons: This is not a con, but those with smaller cases will be in some trouble. Ive got the p9x79Pro and this heatsink covers about 60% of the board when assembled. It covers over the ram on both side, so install it first.

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  • Joseph H.
  • 4/20/2014 12:51:43 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Cooler

Pros: + Looks Awesome
+ Cools Awesome (Idle 18-20c and highest has been 35c when paired with Arctic Silver 5 [It comes with thermal paste, however]).

Cons: - Big, but I knew that and made sure my Cooler Master HAF XB EVO had the proper clearance so not a con for me but something to consider.

Other Thoughts: Does not block RAM slots on my MSI Z87-G45 GAMING motherboard. I use Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer @ 1600 8-8-8-24. This is being used to cool an i5 4670k. Though I have not done any overclocking as of yet, I am sure this beast of a cooler will perform famously.

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  • Dustin S.
  • 4/18/2014 7:09:54 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome Cooler

Pros: Went from an EVGA Super Cooler, and this has droped my idle temps from 33 c, to 29 c. My max loads from 75 c, to 58 c. Those are close averages but they seem to stay consistent. I like the way the fans are situated to help with memory cooling. It's a very Aesthetically Pleasing cooler. My case theme is red so its a bonus to me. Very easy to install provided you know what your doing. I haven't had this cooler that long yet, but everything I've tested it with has performed perfectly. Very satisfied with this cooler!

Cons: It can be a pain to install if your heat sinks get in the way depending on MOBO. I didn't pull the heat sinks on mine but it would have made it a ton easier. That wasn't enough for me to drop an egg. Its performance makes up for it. Caution when purchasing this cooler, Make sure your it will fit in what ever you plan on installing this in!!!!!!!

Other Thoughts: This cooler works very well but is designed for only the biggest cases. Might not work with some memory on some MOBO's. Really nice cooler!

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  • ivette l.
  • 4/17/2014 7:49:39 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThis thing is epic!!!!!

Pros: Everything...this is the closest you will get to fact works better than alot of low level coolers....the look is unbeaten in the new build looks like a nuclear reactor!!!! epic!!!! Coolmaster you guys rock!!! Pair this beast of a cooler with a coolmaster CM Trooper full size tower and a couple of lighted fans and your looking like the matrix!

Cons: none....

Other Thoughts: make sure you got a full tower to fit this thing....its bigger than your fat

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  • Justin L.
  • 4/14/2014 5:52:10 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Air Cooler

Pros: Keeping my i7-4770K nice and cool, i have yet to see it go over 40C. Seems relatively quiet, though i'm sure it's not when the fans kick on into overdrive (which i haven't seen yet).

Cons: It's MASSIVE. though i knew this when buying it (not removing an egg for that).

Other Thoughts: I couldn't make a decision on a liquid cooling solution so i ended up with this giant. So far i'm happy with it. BE AWARE of it's size, you shouldn't have any issues as long as you have a full tower case and it's being installed on an ATX board. And plan your install, it covers 2 RAM slots on the board i have, plenty of clearance to use the slots but after this beast is installed i doubt you could install any RAM, no issues installing RAM first.

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  • Derek G.
  • 4/11/2014 1:43:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLooks awesome

Pros: Looks great and cools great. WARNING! IT IS HUGE! MAKE SURE YOU HAVE AN OPEN SPACE! I have an older AMD 955 4X with stalk at full load I was running about 59C to 64C With this cooler and clocked up to 4.2 I am running about 40C and high peak at 50C.

Cons: It should cool just a little bit better for $100.

Other Thoughts: Very quiet. I got this thing for the looks and that's what it is. I have impressed every one with is. Its a nice feeling to have the coolest!

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  • Igor T.
  • 4/9/2014 5:48:13 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsSweet temps!

Pros: -Keeps CPU nice and cool (even better then my water cooler did).
-VERY easy to install.
-LOTS of airflow.
-Fits just about any Intel/AMD.
-Looks pretty.
-One of the best (Air) Coolers out there.

Cons: -It's quiet huge, make sure you have enough space in your tower.
I have an (ATX) Z87 GD65 Gaming mobo and this cooler covers up 3 of my Ram Dims. Luckily, I have 2X8GB and 8GB is enough for me as of now so not a big deal.

Other Thoughts: I was stuck between buying one of Noctua's or V8 GTS. I'm glad, I went with V8 GTS because my temps are perfect with this cooler.
I had a Cooler Master Seidon 120V (Water) and it did a pretty alright job. But not nearly as good as V8 GTS.
I have a 4670K overclocked @ 4.4GHz. It idles @ 27C-30C & full load (100%) is @ 60C-65C. I'm quiet happy with these temps.
I would buy another and do recommend it.

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  • Mark H.
  • 4/4/2014 7:55:13 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSo far so good

Pros: I replaced a Noctua HSF with this, primarily for the aesthetic appeal (hated the brownish pink fans). I didn't notice a major difference in performance and from a size perspective the two were pretty close.

Like the Noctua this thing had no problem with RAM clearance on my MSI Z77A-GD65 motherboard and
the red LEDs look great inside of a HAF-XM.

The instructions were simple and clear, so no problems there.

Cons: Like others have mentioned the thing was a bit tricky to install. I had to completely remove my motherboard to do the install. Even then it was not easy to mount this HSF.

Other Thoughts: I've been a big fan of Cooler Master products for a long time and this one didn't disappoint!

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  • Andrii V.
  • 3/25/2014 12:03:34 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsCooler Master V8 GTS

Pros: The Best looking air cooler I was able to find on the market (I'll be honest that's why I bought it),compatible with big variety of sockets, I did like all LEDs, compliments your system when you have nice window on the side and bunch of other flashy LEDs, Performance is okay

Cons: So my main problem with this beast is not how it performs, cause I knew it's not the most efficient cooler in 100$ range, and I'm not going to complain about installation (which requires you to disassemble motherboard completely out of ATX (which I also knew when buying it), but rather I will say that, when I was ordering it from newegg.CA it ended up being shipped from LA, which is also should be ok. Now big problem is mounting parts that I had for intel socket 1150 were in fact defected, particularly the tightening nut that should have been as a final piece on one of four corners to hold 1kg cooler wasn't threaded properly and ended up breaking the bolt, so I had to experiment with parts for different sockets to make it work, I really didn't want to send it back, since it took a week to get delivered. So why did I mentioned it being shipped from LA, I'm not 100% sure if it was damaged from factory or during customs inspection or by shipping company handling it, all I know I had 5hrs of frustrations.

Other Thoughts: Core i7 4770K @ 4.1 GHz never goes above 60 Celsius, prime95 @ 70-75 degrees Celsius, can probably easily go to 4.7 GHz

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  • Frederick P.
  • 3/25/2014 6:45:22 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGreat looking CPU Cooler but incompatible

Pros: Great looking CPU cooler. Works well with low profile memory cards. Would be great for theme builds.

Cons: The V8 GTS is too large and covers my PCI-E 1 slot. Unable to use with my graphics cards

Other Thoughts: The look of this CPU cooler is very aggressive and can be great in a theme build. My only issue is that the cooler may be too large for the motherboard you are using and may cover your PCI-E slots. Can cause conflicts with your memory cards (you must make sure you know your measuremens before you buy this CPU cooler. I only gave it 3 eggs because Cooler Master does not provide you with these details and do not provide you with a list of MOBOs that are most compatibile (when contacted, they informed me that the cooler may not work with some MOBOs due to it's size).

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