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  • Coolink Corator DS Heatsink Review
  • Coolink Corator DS Heatsink Review



    Installing the Coolink Corator DS is pretty straight forward and not unlike the method found on the Noctua NH-D14.  The accessory box comes with everything you will need including the reinforced back plate, fan tail accessories, thermal paste, and mounting plates for both A64 and Intel processors.

    You start by installing the back plate and placing the included spacers over the exposed threaded posts. Next you secure the mounting plates to those posts using the included screw caps.
    Installing the heatsink can be a little tricky, and due to the overall size will require a few trial fits to get correct.  We choose the vertical placement since the horizontal position was in conflict with our Dominator GT memory. 

    To secure the heatsink you must first remove the center 120mm fan which will expose the mounting screws underneath. 

    Reverse the process when you are done.
    Much like the NH-D14, the Corator DS is rather large and will extend beyond the top of the motherboard.  If your motherboard and memory allows it, you can gain some additional space by rotating the heatsink 90 degrees from how it is pictured.

    Your situations can, and will likely, vary so do your research beforehand.