Conclusion: The Nexus AXP-3200 SkiveTek CPU Cooler works as advertised and does provide near silent operation with average cooling results. The design of the combination aluminum copper heatsink base and fan shroud provides universal support for all Socket A/462 and Intel 370 platforms with ease. Consumers will appreciate the 3-lug style design of the clipping mechanism, which provides some assurances of a secure fit once installed on top of a CPU socket.
Pros: Small footprint, Quiet operation, AMD Recommended, Moderate performance, Price
Cons: Generic thermal paste included, Clipping mechanism can be problematic and needs to be improved
Conclusion: All in all, the Nexus AXP-3200 SkiveTek is a rather simple looking cooler with great cooling performance. Constructed out of aluminium and copper, the heatsink fins were formed with Nexus' proprietary skiving techniques. Known as SkiveTek, Nexus was able to create an efficient heatsink with highly packed fins and with great heat dissipating performance. The Nexus AXP-3200 is a Socket-A cooler that comes with a friendly and easy-to-use clip design.