Compatible with all CPU sockets.
Easy to install.
Good test results with the original fans (even at low rpm).
Stylish and unique design.
Performance minded with dual 120mm fans.
5 years warranty.
Non PWM, controlled fans.
The first DIMM slot can be blocked.
Loud fans lack any sort of fan control or speed reduction options user must use their own.
Slightly higher priced than competition.
Rubber fan mounts should be replaced with something more secure.
By TechRadar on November 17, 2010
Intriguingly, the first batch of Spire's Thermax Eclipse II CPU cooler hit online retailers in the wrong packaging. We mention this because we received one of these, and were a little confused as to which it was.A squint at Spire's website sets...100
By Rbmods.com on October 25, 2010
For the 75W CPU owners, the TherMax Eclipse II - SP984B1-V2 is a great value. No matter if you are overclocker or you just want to have a nice and quiet PC, go for it. During our testing we reached a maximum power of over 170W when the CPU was...-
By DreamWare Computers on October 24, 2010
For around $59CDN, the Spire TherMax Eclipse II offers great performance for your money. It did not fall short of keeping up to and even outperforming most similarly priced competition. The unique nickel coating also makes this cooler stand out...-
By Hardware Secrets on September 22, 2010
Spire did a good job improving the TherMax Eclipse CPU cooler. We didn't compare both versions on the same testbed because since our test with the original TherMax Eclipse we've change our testbed, but the comparison we did between the original...-
By Kitguru.net on July 28, 2010
A fan controller would be needed to get the most from this product as it can get very loud indeed. We look forward to testing a new revision in the...70
By X-bit Labs on July 07, 2010
In conclusion to our today’s review I would like to sum everything up about each of the new cooling solutions discussed and tested today. The Japanese Scythe Yasya comes with a not very good retention for Intel platforms. It is a pity that after Mugen...-
By CDRinfo on May 31, 2010
ManufacturerSpireModelThermal Eclipse IIPrice $53 CategoryPower users Following up to the release of the original DT heat-pipe TherMax series, Spire has recently introduced the TherMax Eclipse II. Targeting overclocking enthusiasts, Spire's new...-
By Overclockers Online on May 15, 2010
The Eclipse II is a fine example of modern engineering put into effect. Boasting incredible features such as the five 8mm heat pipes, dual fans, and dimpled surface, the competition in the air cooling market just got stiffer. Coming out on top is a...-
By FrostyTech on May 12, 2010
Standing 155mm tall, the Thermax Eclipse II heatsink weighs 822 grams and ships with two 120mm fans. Only one fan needs to be installed (default configuration), but if you think two fans are better than one be prepared for a moderately loud outcome....92
By hdblog.it on July 09, 2011
Lo Spire TherMax Eclipse II si è dimostrato un valido dissipatore, capace di gestire senza problemi un processore esigente come il Core i7 990X. Il cooler è di buona fattura con ottime rifiniture e anche dal punto di vista estetico risulta...-