Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Cooler Master V6 GT CPU Cooler Review

When we first got a glimpse of the V series CPU coolers from Cooler Master we were very impressed.  We first got a chance to check out the V8 cooler, then came the V10 cooler and today we have the brand new V6 GT cooler.  Once again like the other coolers in the V series it has the engine inspired look and a very unique design.  Cooler Master says the V6 GT is the most efficient cooler in the V series thanks to the double-V heatpipes, inclined heatsink array, universal steel pressure mounting and twin DynaLoop dynamic bearing fans.  Let’s take a look at the V6 GT and see if it is a real performer.

Special thanks to Cooler Master for providing us with the V6 GT CPU Cooler to review.

Features
– Electroplated copper base
– “V” array of heatpipes
– Densely stacked & Asymmetric heatsink fins
– Twin turbo 120mm PWN fans
– Snap-on brackets
– Enthusiast style

Specifications

CPU Socket Intel Socket LGA1366 / 1156 / 775
AMD Socket AM3/AM2+/AM2
Dimension 131 x 120 x 165 mm (5.2 x 4.7 x 6.5 inch)
Heatsink Material Copper base / 55 x 0.3mm Aluminum fins / 6 heatpipes
Heatpipe Dimension φ 6mm
Fan Dimension 120 x 120 x 25 mm (4.7 x 4.7 x 1 inch)
Fan Speed 800 – 2200 RPM (PWM)
Fan Airflow 34.02 – 93.74 CFM
Fan Air Pressure 0.43 – 3.30 mm H2O
Fan Life Expectancy 40,000hrs / 25℃
Bearing Type DynaLoop™ Bearing
Connector 4-pins
Noise Level (dB-A) 15– 38 dBA
Rated Voltage 12 VDC
Start Voltage 6 VDC
Operating Voltage 6 – 13.2 VDC
Rated Current 0.45A (0.7A Max.)
Input Power 5.4W (8.4W Max.)

Packaging
The V6 GT comes in a very colorful and informative retail package.  On the front there is a picture of the V6 GT and on the back there is a list of specifications and features.

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Opening the package up the cooler is nicely protected by a large piece of Styrofoam.  Inside you will find the V6 GT cooler, installation hardware, thermal paste and the user’s manual.

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Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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