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  • Cooler Master V6 GT Heatsink Review
  • Cooler Master V6 GT Heatsink Review



    High performance cooling has come a long way over the years, so much in fact that it is hard to tell a difference from one cooler to another from performance numbers alone.

    Heatsink installation went incredibly smooth and while the new Universal Pressure Mounting system did lock the heatink into place we feel that the top bar retention method seemed a little minimal considering all of the parts required to support it.  The top bar method also relies on a 2-point mounting system with down pressure only applied to a single point in the middle of the heatsink. 

    Overall performance was excellent and our heat tests showed that the Cooler Master V6 GT had plenty of heat capacity to spare despite the rise in C/W numbers between the tests.  Cooling and noise performance can be controlled given that the Twin DynaLoop Performance fans are PWM enabled.
    Visually the V6 GT is clearly one of the prettiest heatsinks we have seen in a long time, and those looks are further enhanced by a color matching LED system.  Simply press the oil cap to select a color that best matches your system. 

    Too bad the fans don't light up as well.

    Now for our list of good things and bad things  happy smile
    Good Things
    6 Heatpipe Cooler
    "V" Heatpipe Placement
    Dual Fans Included
    Excellent Cooling Capacity
    "Engine" Styling to Cover Heatsink
    PWM Fans
    Bad Things
    2 point mounting system
    Fans don't light up
    Ninjalane Rating
    Cooler Master V6 GT Heatsink Review

    Furious 5 of 5

    We would like to thank Cooler Master for helping to make this review possible