Friday, April 1, 2011

Review: Prolimatech Super Mega

The cooling market is one of the most competitive ones out there. From previous reviews, it was becoming clear that to get better performance, manufacturers had to upscale and create larger coolers. The most successful results came in the form of the Silver Arrow by Thermalright and the NH-D14 by Noctua. The problem is that in a world fuelled with marketing by RAM manufacturers to adopt their over the top memory heat spreaders, cooler compatibility has become a growing issue. As such, dual tower heatsinks are not always the ideal solution and cooler manufacturers become compromised in their design. On the positive side, it gives rise to innovation. For the most part, traditional single tower coolers will always play a key role in the cooling market. They have been tried and tested, proving nearly as effective as dual tower heatsinks in some cases. Improving performance is no longer a matter of simply going bigger but instead optimising fin design and heatsink shape have to be factored in. This is where Prolimatech come in with their Super Mega.

The Super Mega demonstrates why Prolimatech have become such a revered name in the cooling market. Its performance was amongst the best at stock CPU speeds being either on par or ahead of its closest competitor

The Prolimatech Super Mega deserve a respectable Silver Award. read on
The Prolimatech Super Mega deserve a respectable Silver Award.