Conclusion: Please remember that these test results reflect our experience with each cooler on a specific motherboard, with a specific processor, BIOS revision, and test programs. That said, the ranking produced by these tests is accurate and gives a good idea how the coolers will perform relative to one another on any given system.
Pros: PWM controlled fans and a splice cable!, Comes with comprehensive mounting hardware and two fans., Compact size for a high-performance cooler., Controllable LED light strip provides just the right amoung of bling., Excellent performance with stock fans.
Cons: Intel bolt-through mounting system seems less robust than it could be., Expensive enthusiast cooling solution.
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