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Cooler Master Vortex Plus
6.7 out of 10

Cooler Master Vortex Plus

Slim cooling pad U series now has a new solution for 17“~19” Read more

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Overall 4
4.0

Good for only a single mounting

John W., Newegg
31 July 2014
  • Pros: Looks really nice, four copper heatpipes. Provides Good clearance on my MOBO. Makes very good contact with the CPU.
  • Cons: First of all, this was probably a bad choice on my part. I should have gone for a heftier cooler for a first generation I7 CPU. So other than the problems I had with mounting parts, take this into consideration when I review the performance. Mounting plastic ware is brittle hard plastic and not f...
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Overall 4
4.0

Zip ties are your friend

Brian H., Newegg
3 March 2014
  • Summary: I didn't want to waist my time and money on return shipping sooooooo. I resorted to using zip ties... works better than the dumb retaining clips and is solid on my APU keeping temps around 32-38c
  • Pros: It works and quiet
  • Cons: Wow... the bracket for amd flat out sucks.When i got it to stay on, the cooler moved around like it had no hold on the processor. I removed it to make sure i didn't do something wrong or i missed something, i put it back on and broke the pin that connects the stupid clip mech.
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Overall 4
4.0

Installation Woes

Anonymous, Newegg
10 March 2013
  • Summary: The 4 mounting pegs that secure the unit to the motherboard are very cheaply made plastic. I accidentally broke one trying to install it the first day. I put in a part replacement request the next day. FOUR weeks later I tried to use their live chat.
  • Pros: Unit looks nice. Haven't had enough time to evaluate it in a running environment yet.
  • Cons: Cheap mounting pegs EXTREMELY slow tech support
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Overall 4
4.0

Not Too Good

Timothy C., Newegg
2 February 2013
  • Summary: It's satisfactory but I am not pleased with its performance. I need to get another one; not like this one. THX.
  • Pros: Quiet & fits well. It looks pretty good.
  • Cons: It's little difficult to install but has a firm fit. It runs quite warm 125*f on my FX 8-core. I need to find me a different one.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not Great for the AMD Phenom II X6 AM3

Norvin I., Newegg
12 December 2012
  • Summary: I need to find a cooler that is compatible with AM3/AM3+ CPUs and keeps them COOL. I am debating between N82E16835103099 or going to a water cooler. When under HIGH load, like when playing Battlefield 3, I want to be no higher than 40°C. I'd like to be idling around 20-25°C.
  • Pros: The design looks good. Copper is used. It's fairly quiet when not on full speed.
  • Cons: This cooler does not cool my AMD Phenom II X6 AM3 CPU very well. My CPU idles at 44-46°C and when playing Battlefield 3 it goes up to 60-61°C which is way too hot.
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Overall 4
4.0

Its alright

Brett R., Newegg
15 November 2012
  • Summary: Don't bother with this cooler unless you have at least three small hands and a lot of patience. I don't overclock or game with this computer but it seems like it is running at full rpm all the time.
  • Pros: It cools well, keeping my i7 at around 34c. Nice and compact.
  • Cons: Extremely difficult to install. The entire thing slid around about a half inch in every direction while I was trying to get the screw lined up, no doubt scraping the thermal compound off the edges of the chip. While the fan is not too loud, the vibrations cause something to moan and the clips hol...
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Overall 4
4.0

COOLER MASTER Vortex Plus RR-VTPS-28PK-R1 92mm Long life sleeve CPU Cooler

Rafiya, pricebat.ca
6 February 2012
  • Excerpt: It's a good seeking fan, and IF it fit, it wouldn't have been too tough to set up. The brackets for mounting are TOOO Small for ATX motherboards! The mounting directions are a bit hard to comply with, along with fitting the parts together... If you have an ATX mother board.... DO NOT Get THIS!!!!
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