Summary: Both fans we've tested today have performed very well, and thanks to engineering improvements found in both fans, the noise and airflow are much better than previous fans from both companies have been.
Pros: Excellent Performance, Improved Design, Easy Fan Speed Adjustment, Good Value, Excellent Performance, Improved Design and Performance, Good Value, Extra Long Lifespan (~150,000 Hours)
Summary: Thermaltake has a great reputation in the cooling industry, and the V1 is a good example why. The V1 didn't set any cooling records, but it wasn't more than a couple degrees off in most tests.
Pros: Good Performance, Easy Installation, High Quality Construction
Conclusion: Thermaltake has once again proven that they can product a quality product that performs. The v1 has an interesting style that gets your attention right away. The blue lighting is a great addition. The performance speaks for itself, lower the stock temps with a nice overclock!
Summary: The Thermaltake V1 CPU Cooler proved to be quite a challenge with the installation however the results of the performance testing made it more than worth it. When installing the V1 be sure to take note of the heat pipe location, one side sticks out further than the other.
Summary: I'll be comparing the performance of the Thermaltake V1 to the stock AMD heatsink at stock speeds and various levels of overclock. Stock coolers are usually adequate at keeping temps under control at stock speed and voltage, however it's when increasing speed and especially voltage that much higher...
Summary: First of all, with the great new looking “V” layout, the Thermaltake V1 brings a unique stylish design which looks to be a good choice mainly for enthusiast users.
The Thermaltake V1 proved to have superb air cooler performance combined with quiet operation.
Pros: Universal platform (Intel LGA775, AMD 754/939/AM2), Easy installation, Design and looks; nice blue LED on fan, Solid performance
Conclusion: The Thermaltake V1 CPU Cooler not only looks great but performs extremely well. The V1 just goes to show that sometimes bigger is better, and the V1 is a big CPU cooler by any standards. The V1 is an exceptional choice for those looking for a good looking and great performing CPU cooler.
Summary: Throughout our testing the Thermaltake V1 proved to be an exceptional product. Honestly at first we were somewhat cynical, but now we have come to really value this product. The appearance of the V1 heatsink and fan combo is just as flashy as previous Thermaltake products, though it was the...