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Traditional case fans work pretty well but that hasn’t stopped companies from trying different things. The squirrel cage blower (or centrifugal fan) is a rather efficient design that is mostly found in home heating and air conditioning systems. This type of fan made its commercial cooling debut atop a CoolerMaster Skived cooler called the Aero 7+. The fan was undersized and quite noisy but did a good job a moving a ton of air.
In this review we’ll be looking at an innovative and new cooler from ThermalTake called the SpinQ. The SpinQ is a very unique in that it employs a heatpipe design that is cooled internally by a large and powerful squirrel cage blower.