I am personally a fan of inverted color schemes and have been for years. When NZXT decided they would invert the current default of black for computer components, I was elated. In fact, the NZXT Phantom is the case I want for my personal rig with the NZXT Hale90 to match. Now I have the option to match the CPU cooler as well with a NZXT Havik 140.

Setting aside my obvious bias for white components with black trim, this cooler has several things going for it. The 100% copper base, aluminum fins, and 6 copper 6mm heatpipes (nickel plated) will be accompanied by two of NZXT newest fans (140mm size). These fans can push 90.3 CFM while producing only 25 to 35 dBA.

The Havik 140 will be priced at $74.99 MSRP putting it in direct competition with the best air cooling solutions on the market. If they think the Havik 140 should be priced at $74.99, I would not be surprised if it performs better than most of the coolers in the same price range.

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NZXT Unleashes HAVIK 140 CPU Cooler

Compact, high-performance CPU Cooler maximizes CPU efficiency with aggressive heat dissipation and eliminates noise with expertly engineered fan blades.

El Monte, CA June 1, 2011 NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce HAVIK 140, a high-performance CPU cooler comprised of 6 mm heat pipes, dual standard 140mm fans and expertly engineered fan blades that deliver unparalleled cooling performance. HAVIK 140s fan blades are designed to slice through the air with ease, maximizing ventilation (90.3 CFM) at drastically reduced noise levels (25db). Its small form factor eliminates strain on the motherboard and leaves ample room within the case to facilitate a masterfully clean build. NZXT selected top of the line premium components that are built to last with 100% soldered copper base, aluminum fins, and a nickel plating to ensure resilience for the long haul.

HAVIK 140 is a true game changer said Johnny Hou, Founder and Chief Designer at NZXT. CPU heat is detrimental force that will devastate your gameplay. HAVIK 140 delivers a strategically designed whirlwind of ventilation to ensure the CPU operates at maximum efficiency when youre in the heat of battle. It does so without generating the noise levels of an aircraft carrier like other heatsinks on the market and carries a smaller footprint to reduce wear and tear on your motherboard.
Materials – Aluminum / Copper Nickel-Plated
Dimensions – 140(W) x 166(H) x 120(D)mm (fans included) 135(W) x 160(H) x 60(D)mm (heatsink)
Weight – 1035g (with dual 140mm fans) 760g (heatsink)
Noise Level – 35 dBA
Air Flow – 90.3 CFM

HAVIK 140 is universally compatible with Intel and AMD processors and is available now for $74.99 (69.99). For more information visit Havik 140.

About NZXT

NZXT is a global brand established in 2004 as a PC hardware company built on the dreams of gamers. Their unique lineup of award-winning gaming hardware is completely inspired by gaming culture with product designs driven by the worldwide community of PC Enthusiasts and gamers. Combining unique design and unparalleled performance, gamers can find quality hardware representing their own style and personality in NZXT.

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