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Evercool Transformer 4 Plus

Posted February 28, 2011 by Jake in Cooling







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by Jake
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The Evercool Transformer 4 Plus has not changed in appearance but it seems the PWM performs much better. The Pulse Width Modulation is a new added feature. As previously mentioned, it is a sleek, great looking unit that will add pizzazz to any system especially windowed cases.

Aesthetics aside, the unit performs well for a mid-priced air cooling coming in at $55. Compared to the competition at the same level, it still ranks in the middle of the pack but better than its predecessor. As we increased the voltage, the unit did struggle a bit at high overclocks but remember, top performing units can sometimes run almost twice the price. The spacing in the fins definitely holds the T4+ back. Remember, the i7 930 is a heat producer so it will handle 32nm Sandy Bridge with lower temperatures.

Installation was as simple as it gets but the size prohibits more than 3 sticks of ram with tall heat spreaders. When running one fan in pull configuration, all memory slots can be populated but this will affect the performance. If you own standard ram with no heat spreaders, the unit will not interfere with your memory allowing all dimms to be populated. If you are looking for better cooling than Intel’s stock heatsink and not looking to put super high overclocking on your system, the Evercool Transformer 4 Plus is an excellent choice. For any person worried about installing aftermarket cooling, it is so simple, a caveman can do it.

Just as we suggested last time, the Evercool Tranformer 4 lacked the kick for high overclocking but the new version offers a better cooling solution. For the person seeking good looking air cooling and a relatively reasonable price, it is a good choice.

Evercool Transformer 4 Plus



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