Good for overclocking.
Direct-contact technology enhances heat transfer.
Versatile: fits three different socket types.
Sleeved cable prevents entanglements.
4-pin PWM header allows fan control.
Fan shroud is large, and obstructs RAM slots.
By X-bit Labs on November 09, 2012
Frankly speaking, ARCTIC Freezer i30 didn’t impress us with any unique innovations, which the company slogan promised, and didn’t demonstrate award-winning cooling efficiency or acoustic performance. Both these characteristics are, in fact,...-
By Hardware Secrets on July 13, 2012
The Arctic Freezer i30 is a good CPU cooler with reasonable cooling performance and an almost inaudible fan. It will probably perform better if you change the stock fan for a more powerful one, which makes it a very versatile cooler. However, the new...-
By TechRadar on June 21, 2012
The Arctic Cooling Freezer i30 isn't too far off the pace compared with the Enermax cooler. It's not often you'll see a pair of chip chillers as well built as these, at what many people would regard as an entry-level price. This little...90
By VR-Zone on June 13, 2012
A few weeks ago we tested and reviewed one of the most basic CPU coolers ARCTIC offers at this point of time, the Alpine 11 PLUS, which proved capable of satisfying basic user needs. Today however we are going to have a look at the nemesis of the...85
By Overclock3D on June 07, 2012
The i30 is well made and put together, and although not actually oozing quality certainly won't fall apart in a hurry. The use of a plastic cowling to house the 120mm fan lifts the appearance of the i30 over those coolers that simply have the fans...80
By Real World Labs on May 15, 2012
After our last review of the Freezer 13 Pro I came away feeling good about what Arctic was bringing into the market. The Freezer 13 Pro is a great cooler which leaves me to wonder why Arctic is bringing yet another cooler into the market already. I...-
By eTeknix on April 06, 2012
Arctic have been in the CPU cooling market for many years now. Their success has come in the form of the extremely popular budget-orientated Freezer 64 and Freezer 7 Pro. GPU cooling success is produced via their constantly updated Accelero range which...-
By bjorn3d.com on April 03, 2012
Overall, the Arctic Freezer i30 CPU cooler is a great product, and it gets the job done. It is a very versatile product, fitting three different types of socket, and countless types of CPU's. The direct-contact heatpipe technology does the job well,...85
By Bit-tech.net on April 03, 2012
The Arctic Freezer i30 was quite a result for the books. It's been a long time since Arctic has produced anything that's both affordable and effective, and the Freezer i30 has both of these qualities in abundance. It costs just £30, yet...77
By Kitguru.net on January 25, 2012
Today we are looking at the latest cooler from Arctic – the Freezer i30, which features an interchangeable 120mm PWM fan, 4 double sided direct touch heatpipes with cooling support up to 320 Watts. The i30 is released to exclusively support Intel...85