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Frio Extreme on AMD FX 6300 Asus 990fx4/20/2014 4:59:45 PM

Pros: Looks awesome. Provides insane cooling reduction compared to stock. Suprisingly very quiet even on max rpm. Installed into Thermaltake Kandalf Super Tower, Asus 990FX Sabertooth Motherboard. AMD FX-6300 6core cpu. Replaced stock amd cooler. Dropped from 65c idle to 33c idle, and 85c under load to 40c - 48c under load!! Incredible reduction :D have not seen it go higher than 50c yet.

Cons: Annoying to install if you have no experience installing aftermarket heatsinks. The installation kit and instructions are good, but this thing is HUGE and installing the cross-plate was very difficult with my huge hands. Remote Broken...which i guess is okay because I could not find a good place in my case for it anyways. Remote is cool, wish it worked and had longer wires so i could mount it somewhere. oh well. Flimsy fan-clips ...MAKE sure you have the fan clips on the heatsink before you put it on the mobo...otherwise unless you get crafty you'll be taking it off again lol :(

Overall Review: THIS THING IS HUGE! If you have heightened RAM with heatsink, or a mid-tower case forget about this one. You need ALOT of room for this beast. Overall very pleased so far. Thermaltake is awesome!

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