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Silverstone Heligon Series – HEO1 CPU Cooler

Posted February 9, 2013 by Kenny in Cooling







Total Score


Price at time of Review: $74.99 on Newegg.com


Zero RAM Interference, 2 modes of cooling performance, Capable of handling mild overclock settings


Fan in P mode is loud, Large Cooler may pose problems on some motherboards.
If you are looking for a cooler with cooling modes and zero ram interference, the Heligon Series HEO1 by Silverstone hits the mark with great overall performance.
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Specifications & Package


Series – Heligon
Model – HE01


Type – Fan & Heatsinks
Fan Size – 140mm
Compatibility – Socket FM2/FM1/AM3/AM2/LGA 2011/1366/1156/1155/775
Bearing Type – 2 Ball
RPM – Low: 500 – 1200 RPM with PWM
High: 500 – 2000 RPM with PWM
Air Flow – 42.8 – 171 CFM
Noise Level – 18 – 41 dBA
Heatsink Material – Copper base, heat pipes with aluminum fins

Physical Spec

Fan Dimensions – 140 x 140 x 38mm
Weight – 926g without fan


Superior silence and performanceSix soldered heat-pipe, copper base and aluminum fins ensuring the best thermal conducting efficiency.Designed for standard chassis at 164mm tallInclude adjustable 140mm fan for excellent cooling and low noiseFor use with CPUs up to 300W


When it came to the packaging, Silverstone stuck with the basics and used a brown box with its logo and artwork printed in plain black ink. While there isn’t anything fancy about the package here, we have to say that the material used is no compromise. It’s still top quality to help with the protection of the cooler during transport.

One detail that we really liked is the detailed specifications clearly printed on the side of the box. This gives the consumer great “at a glance information.”

Once you have un-boxed the cooler, you will find it well packed. There is a plain white box and instruction manual as part of the contents.

With the contents fully unpacked, we found a pretty extensive set of hardware that is included. Inside the white box, we have the mounting screws for both Intel and AMD platforms along with a universal back plate along with fan mounting hardware. While this hardware is not complex, we do suggest you take a good look at the instruction manual to figure out which hardware will be used for your specific platform.

Now that you have seen the package and hardware, let’s take a closer look at the Cooler.

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    Hi I am looking for an air cpu cooler preferably noctua nhd14 but since its non availability at my place and even out of stock at online stores in my country , I would like to know which is the next best air cooler till date. Currently I am running amd 955 be at stock and m5a97 and want to overclock it to max. Maybe I will upgrade to fx8350 . So please suggest a good cooler it should be next best to dh14 or even better ? but strictly an air cooler. Thanks for reading .


      Hi, Thanks for reading our review. There are quite a few coolers out there and perform great. What country are you located in?? If you are in a country that can get a hold of Phenteks, they make great coolers. Also for the AMD set-up, DeepCool Gamer Assassin was a great cooler as well. You can find our DeepCool Gamer Assassin review here as well.

      If you need further help, join our forum and post your questions and we can help you out.

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