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Xigmatek D984 Cobra

Posted June 1, 2009 by Jake in Cooling







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by Jake
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Today we’re testing the Xigmatek D984 Cobra CPU cooler that offers Heatpipe Direct Touch (HDT) technology in a small form 92mm fan setup. More importantly, however, is that the Cobra is a top-down cooler design, and we’ll be comparing it alongside its brother the Nepartak, which is a tower-style cooler. As we saw in our recent review of the Nepartak, it is a very impressive little cooler. In today’s test we’ll also be using a few other smaller coolers to compare results as well, and this should give a good indication of the efficiency of each design.

As usual, we’ll be using a Socket 1366 mount to find out how well these heatsinks can cool the Core i7 monster, particularly when highly overclocked.

Thanks go to our friends at Xigmatek for supplying the review sample.


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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