The Cooler Master V6GT arrives, makes other CPU coolers envious Stephen Fung June 24, 2010 Press Release 3 Comments 2 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Pin It Share 0 Email -- 2 Flares × Per the Cooler Master PR Team.... Looking for a CPU cooler that both looks great and still outperforms the competition? Your wait is over, as the Cooler Master V6GT combines a new thinking in CPU cooler design, yet doesn’t compromise on cooling performance. It also packs a range of great features as standard, such as the use of a Double-V heatpipe design, twin 120mm DynaLoopTM PWM fans, a built in LED strip on the top and of course support for multiple CPU sockets. No performance compromises Cooler Master has designed the V6GT as a no compromise air cooler and has come up with several new key improvements that makes this one of the best CPU air coolers on the market. Cooler Master put V6GT coolers through torture tests by using them to cool a pair Xeon X5670 processors on EVGA’s Classified SR-2 motherboard and a i5 655K processor. The Xeon X5670 processors were overclocked to 4GHz, yet the V6GTs kept both CPU’s at sub 70 degrees C, and the i5 655K was overclocked to a mssive 5.269GHz under 66 degrees C, even during extended periods of extreme benchmarking at these high clock speeds. Features that matter By adding 55 densely stacked fins asymmetrically with a five degree tilt the V6GT has lower airflow resistance than your average heatpipe based cooler. This means that more air can be pushed through by the twin 120mm fans which results in vastly improved heat dissipation. The twin V shaped heatpipe layout maximizes the contact area between the 6mm heatpipes and the heatsinks, as well as putting all of the heatpipes in a direct path of the airflow. DynaLoop™ PWM fans The fans used on the V6GT uses a new type of bearings known as DynaLoop™ which extends the life of the bearings to 40,000hrs. The new wave shaped fan blades increases the airflow while maintaining an even air pressure which leads to less fan noise. Both fans also features PWM fan control which further helps reduce the noise from the fans when the CPU is idle or under a low load. The fans are also easy to install and remove thanks to a new tool-free snap-on fan cover. The fans operate at between 800 and 2200rpm and produce an airflow of 34 to 94 CFM per fan, yet the noise level is only a mere 15 to 38dBA. Made to look the business The V6GT manages to combine great looks with great performance. It builds on Cooler Masters famous V-series of coolers. The top of the V6GT has been equipped with a cover that houses an LED light strip and you can set the colour to blue, red or purple by simply adjusting the “engine oil cap” dial on the top of the cooler. Universal mounting kit The V6GT comes with a mounting kit that allows you to install it on all current CPU platforms. It’s supplied with all the mounting brackets, back plates and screws that you’d need, as well as a syringe of Cooler Master’s thermal paste. This means that there’s no need to buy any additional accessories to install the V6GT unlike some competitive solutions. Specifications CPU Socket Intel Socket LGA1366 / 1156 / 775 AMD Socket AM3/AM2+/AM2 Dimension 131 x 120 x 165 mm (5.2 x 4.7 x 6.5 inch) Heatsink Material Copper base / 55 x 0.3mm Aluminum fins / 6 heatpipes Heatpipe Dimension φ 6mm Fan Dimension 120 x 120 x 25 mm (4.7 x 4.7 x 1 inch) Fan Speed 800 – 2200 RPM (PWM) Fan Airflow 34.02 – 93.74 CFM Fan Air Pressure 0.43 - 3.30 mm H2O Fan Life Expectancy 40,000hrs / 25℃ Bearing Type DynaLoop™ Bearing Connector 4-pins Noise Level (dB-A) 15– 38 dBA Rated Voltage 12 VDC Start Voltage 6 VDC Operating Voltage 6 – 13.2 VDC Rated Current 0.45A (0.7A Max.) Input Power 5.4W (8.4W Max.) About Cooler Master Cooler Master was founded in 1992 to provide the world’s best thermal solutions. Since its establishment, the company continues to invest in product development to provide leading-edge innovations. Cooler Master’s line-up includes heat sinks, fans, chassis, power supplies and computing accessories. Headquartered in Taiwan with branch offices located across Europe, America and APAC, Cooler Master offers unsurpassed service to our customers. For more information on Cooler Master, please visit www.coolermaster.com.