|Best CPU Cooler Performance LGA1366 Q2-2009|
|Reviews - Featured Reviews: Cooling|
|Written by Olin Coles|
|Tuesday, 04 August 2009|
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The CPU cooling industry is filled similar-looking products. After all, it's difficult to reinvent the wheel without it looking like, well, a wheel. So some manufacturers take a combination of design aspects and package them into their own product, which is what Kingwin has done with the XT-1264 cooler. The original patent holder for Heat-Pipe Direct Touch (HDT) technology continues to mix and match options, and the Kingwin XT-1264 is the hybrid result of design aspects implemented in the Sunbeam Core Contact Freezer CR-CCTF along with aspects of the SilenX IXC-120HA2. At the time of this writing, the XT-1264 cost $34.99 at NewEgg.
Kingwin XT-1264 Features
Overclockers have had positive things to say about other similarly-designed coolers, and Kingwin hopes that the XT-1264 will follow in the footsteps of its predecessors. Four large heat-pipes span up the sides in a 'U' shaped configuration, and the tension-based clip system applies above average pressure to the contact surface. Designed to fit Intel LGA1366 and LGA775 sockets, as well as AMD AM3/AM2/754/939/940 sockets, the Kingwin XT-1264 could be the universal fit for overclocking projects. As of August 2009 the Kingwin XT-1264 was available at NewEgg for $36.99, which is approximately average for cooler prices.
About KWI Technology Inc.
Kingwin was founded in 1992 as a manufacturer specialized in designing and manufacturing CPU Coolers and Mobile Racks, also with goals to provide our customers with the best Computer Chassis, Thermal Cooling, Liquid Cooling, and Storage Solutions. With the company's core business of Storage Solution units is still growing at a vast rate, Kingwin started looking into the PC chassis industry. To date, Kingwin has always been considered the pioneering company that revolutionized the Storage Solution Industry by bringing out different types and great storage units. The typical and traditional beige and plastic front panel design was replaced buy the excellent and more light and cooler material of the aluminum Storage Solution units. By doing this, Kingwin started growing in the industry and still is growing up to this date.