Thermaltake ISGC-100 CPU Cooler Review

[ad#review975-top]Today we have the opportunity to review one of four CPU Coolers in the Inspiration of Silent Gaming Cooling (ISGC) line of CPU coolers from Thermaltake. The ISGC-100 as well as the other three coolers offers a unique fan design which improves airflow and decreases noise. The ISGC also offers Hydro Dynamic Bearing (H.D.B.) Technology, a Copper+ Base and Sawtooth Fin Design. How will the first of four new CPU coolers perform? Read on further to find out.


SGC Fan Technology – Slim 92mm PWM fan specially designed to reduce air turbulence and friction; providing a comfortable and silent operation environment
Hydro Dynamic Bearing (HDB) Technology – Improved fan operation stability and noise production for extended overall product durability
The Perfect Copper+ Base Architecture x 3 Heatpipes – Unique combination of copper and aluminum mixed base with 3 heatpipes for both advanced cooling performance and ultra light weight of only 335g
Individual Sawtooth Fin Design – Achieving optimized cooling performance and minimal noise production with the exclusive saw-toothed design on the fins to enhance the air ventilation within the cooler


Heatsink Dimension: 124(L) x 96(W) x 70(H) mm
Heatsink Material: Aluminum Fins, Aluminum Extrusion Cover + Copper Base
Heatpipe: 6 mm x 3
Fan Dimension: 92 x 25 mm
Fan Speed: 600 ~ 1600 RPM (PWM)
Bearing Type: Hydro Dynamic
Noise Level: 17 dBA
Max. Air Flow: 37 CFM
Max. Air Pressure: 1.22 mmH2O
Power Connector: 4 Pins (PWM)
Rated Voltage: 12 V
Started Voltage: 7 V
Rated Current: 0.08 A
Power Input: 0.96 W
MTBF: 50,000 Hours
Weight: 335 g


The ISGC-100 comes packaged in a relatively small package. The front of the box shows the ISGC-100 cooler in the foreground of Zoe, The Goddess of Victory. The words Inspiration of Silent Gaming Cooling line the bottom next to a short list of features. The back of the package goes into a little more detail about the features, showing exactly where they are on the cooler.

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Opening up the box reveals the small cooler inside in addition to the hardware box. Inside the hardware box is only a couple pieces of hardware and some documentation.

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