Xtreme Gear HP-1216B CPU Cooler Review

Today we have the opportunity to check out a brand probably not known by many, Xtreme Gear. Those who might know this brand probably know them for their computer systems. Xtreme Gear also makes a range of CPU Coolers, one of which we have to review today. The Xtreme Gear HP-1216B CPU Cooler is a powerful cooler which supports up to two 120mm fans (one blue included) and all newer processors. The best part is that it’s quite affordable. Read on further to see how well it performed.


  • 5 x 8mm heatpipe
  • HDT to maximize the cooling capacity
  • Unique Design
  • Two Fans Solution


Dimensions(mm) 131(L)x103(W)x153(H)
Weight 844g
Bearing Type Hydraumatic
Rated Voltage 12 VDC
Rated Current 0.38 Amp (MAX)
Air Flow 55.6~80.1CFM
Noise 15~25db ±10%
Speed 2,000RPM±10%
Life 30,000 Hours
Thermal Resistance 0.092(°C/W)
Compatibility AMD AM2(+), AM3, S-754/939/940

Intel LGA 775

Intel Core i7 LGA 1366

Intel Core i3, i5, i7 LGA 1156

The Xtreme Gear HP-1216B comes packaged in a decent looking package which includes a diamond shape view of the cooler, a handle, and all of the pertinent information.  The front of the box gives a brief overview of the product while the back goes into package contents and installation methods.

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The heatsink and fan are packaged in snap plastic while the necessary hardware is found in a small cardboard box. The fan does not come attached to the heatsink.

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