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Xigmatek Aegir CPU Cooler

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Posted November 5, 2010 by Jake in Cooling

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Introduction

We’ve seen CPU coolers in all shape and sizes, as well as capabilities, and have noticed some trends during our extensive testing. One trend is that the Heatpipe Direct Touch (HDT) towers have proven to be extremely efficient in terms of cooling performance. Another is that we’ve seen that Xigmatek has produced some of the top HDT towers that we’ve tested, garnering much-deserved accolades with their CPU cooler lineup.

Today we’ll see if that trend continues, as we test the Xigmatek Aegir SD128264, an HDT tower that features stunning aesthetics with polished finishes, along with a great price. It is also Socket LGA11561366 capable for Core i5/i7, and AMD AM2/AM3 compatible. That is a very attractive combination for consumers, so let’s take a closer look at the Xigmatek Aegir and see how well it performs during testing.

We’ll be dropping the Xigmatek Aegir onto an LGA1366 Core i7, so let’s fine out it fares both at stock settings and on an overclocked monster.

Xigmatek

The Xigmatek Group of companies was founded in 1997 with offices in Taipei and London. The Xigmatek range includes CPU coolers including heatpipe coolers, low profile heatsinks and high efficiency coolers for the specialist market. We believe in style and substance. Xigmatek cooler components not only meet the advanced needs, they are typically design engineered for specific processors in partnership with major processor manufacturers early on in the design production cycle. Product quality is the first principle, we do not compromise Xigmatek products. It is our policy to support our customers in every way and provide a superb level of service based on personal communication.

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