Air Cooler Thermalright Archon SB-E Review

Thermalright Inc. has managed to design and supply a whole galaxy of cooling solutions for the entire period of its existence. The prototype of the cooler codenamed Thermalright Archon SB-E was announced last spring and its original version has reached the market this autumn. This model is characterized by some outstanding efficiency and noise level showings, as well as high compatibility with diverse platforms.

General Peculiarities

This air cooler is delivered in a traditional for this manufacturer cardbox. The box contains the cooler itself and a set of key components, featuring a universal backplate, a set of screws, a screwer, fan frames, and brand thermal compound — Thermalright The ChillFactor III. Archon SB-E features 175x155x79.5 mm dimensions and weighs 940 g. It is compatible with Intel and AMD platforms and supports sockets LGA 775/1155/1156/1366/2011 (Intel) and 939/FM1/FM2/AM2/AM2+/AM3/AM3+ (AMD).


The implemented heatsink accommodates …

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Layout and Connectivity

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Customers got used to see cumbersome smartphones with large screens and right-angled lining. Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 differs from those models and can be called unique in some way. It has rounded surfaces and curves that make the device refined and stylish despite its dimensions. The cabinet of the smartphone is thickening downwards which adds handiness in usage. Samsung …
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