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360 degree cooling does have its benefits; however with the vertical orientation the processor fan it will not be able to cool motherboard PWM or Northbridge coolers.
In terms of cooling performance our C/W tests show the SpinQ VT does have plenty of capacity for overclocking but started to show some limitations given the 76C load temperature around 4Ghz.
Now for the ever popular list of Good things and Bad things.
6 Heatpipe design
Squirrel cage blower fan
50 serrated radiator fins
Innovative heatsink design
OEM style mounting system
Only 3pin fan motor tail
Relatively poor performance