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Noise level at low R.P.M.
The 120mm fan can be replaced.
Intel i7 ready.
"Wave" fin design.
Black nickel plating, and hidden fan give the cooler a totally unique look.
Cannot be upgraded with a second fan like other differently designed coolers.
High noise levels when fan is operating at full R.P.M.
Price / Performance Ratio.
Motherboard removal required for installation.
By Hardware Secrets on February 24, 2010
By simply opening Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme box we were already impressed. We never saw a cooler package where the hardware is beautifully acomodated into a foam-filled box; usually parts are just dropped into a small box.But this good impression could...
By TCMagazine on January 28, 2010
Different as they might be in terms of price, design tweaks and support, the Tower 120 Extreme and NH-U12P are getting the same score today and that's 8.2 Techconnect Marks for their ability to combine almost everything one would want from a...
By CDRinfo on January 13, 2010
The Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme CPU cooler makes the difference with its very interesting design, with a pre-installed 120mm fan embedded into the fins and its impressive dimensions. First of all, its retail package is full and includes mounting...
By FrostyTech on January 02, 2010
Tuniq's Tower 120 Extreme is an enthusiast grade heatsink that cools very well, pretty quietly. In fact I'll save you the suspense and tell you straight up that it tops Frostytech's Intel reference chart and that it's one of the Top 5...
By Tom's Hardware UK on January 01, 2010
Tuniq is one of several manufacturers to use direct-touch heat pipes to reduce latent heat and cooler weight. A finely sanded finish maintains excellent flatness for improved CPU contact, although grooves along each heat pipe’s edge...
By Clunk.org UK on December 19, 2009
The Tuniq Tower Extreme has a street price of £38.53 / $58.99 and when compared to some of its closest rivals, the Prolimatech Megahalems Mega Shadow £65, Noctua NH-U12P SE2 £60.00 or the Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme £31.96, it...
By Real World Labs on December 16, 2009
Although the original Tower 120 was a real success because of its great for the time performance levels, the Tower 120 Extreme fails to impress with good but not great results. Had Tuniq added 2 fans in push and pull instead of a single...
By HardwareHeaven on December 11, 2009
When first unboxing the Tower 120 Extreme it is immediately evident that Tuniq have created a high end cooler. The weight gives it a quality feel when mixed with the good build quality; there are no flimsy or loose sections on this...
By XSReviews on December 10, 2009
It’s difficult to place this cooler; on the one hand the performance was in the middle of the pack and able to compete with some big names in the industry but it’s not exactly going to push the boundaries and challenge the Cooler...
By 3dGameMan on December 09, 2009
Video Review: The Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme CPU Cooler looks fantastic in it's all black theme. It has a quiet blue LED 120mm fan, 5 copper heatpipes, lots of aluminum fins, smooth base and includes TX-3 thermal compound. It also fits all current...
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