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Works for both Intel and AMD.
Quiet 92mm PWM fan.
Preapplied MX4 thermal paste.
6 year warranty.
Mounting for AMD.
No fan controller.
Tall RAM Heatsinks will not clear the first DIMM slot of some motherboards.
92mm fan is built into the fan holder and cannot be replaced individually.
Thermal compound preapplied.
User manual doesn’t have any text.
Some may not like the pushpin installation.
By VR-Zone on April 14, 2012
Quality (30% of the total score) Quality wise, ARCTIC has always kept the standards high and the Freezer 13 is no exception. Considering it is a low-cost product, designed primarily for users requiring better performance over the noisy stock coolers,...
By Rbmods.com on March 01, 2011
25$ and a much smaller size compared to the other high performing cpu coolers on the market makes this cpu cooler a winner. It performs very well even though it’s not the best on the market but for the price and for the size it performs extremely...
By Hardware Secrets on February 09, 2011
At first look, we weren't expecting a good performance from the Arctic Cooling Freezer 13, mostly because all the high-performance CPU coolers we tested so far use one or two 120-mm fans, or even 140-mm ones. With a single 92-mm fan, the Freezer 13...
By BCCHardware on February 02, 2011
We've been testing products from Arctic for over 4 years now and when it comes to cooling they know what they are doing and the Freezer 13 is no exception. While Arctic might not be known for the best performance they make up for it by making high...
By eTeknix on January 25, 2011
AMD and Intel have worked hard over the years to produce CPUs with smaller dies, increased transistor counts and reduced power consumption. Despite these improvements TDP (thermal design power) for desktop CPUs has remained in the 60-80w range as more...
By Clunk.org UK on January 23, 2011
With the majority of cases now coming with CPU cut outs in the motherboard tray, allowing the mounting and removal of CPU coolers in-situ, the attraction of push pin mounting without the need for a back plate is decreasing.With most CPU coolers that...
By Viperlair on December 14, 2010
The Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 is not a monster cooler. It's not going to wow you with it's incredible cooling performance. It's not going to run completely silently. What it is going to do is provide you with cheap cooling performance, in a...
By FrostyTech on December 12, 2010
Rated for heat loads of up to 200W according to the manufacturer, the Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 is a relatively compact sub-130mm tall heatsink. It's 92mm fan utilizes fluid dynamic bearings and a low noise impeller design....
By APH Networks on December 03, 2010
Over the past decades, technology has rapidly evolved. From legacy typewriters and paper to modern day keyboards and Microsoft's Office suite, the way we work has changed dramatically. This goes without saying, human attitudes towards technology has...
By OverClock Intelligence Agency on December 02, 2010
Now, it is important to note that the comparison Noctua costs close to twice as much as the mid $30 priced Freezer 13. When overclocked, that difference does indeed show up.With only the single fan that goes in one direction, the Freezer 13 is...
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