Excellent Cooling At Idle and Under Load.
Well Engineered and Executed Mounting Kit For Easy and Sturdy Installation.
Excellent Build Quality and Finish.
Very Quiet At All Fan Speeds.
Selectable PWM/VR Modes For Fan Control.
High Overclock Easily Achieved.
Higher Pricing Than Comparable Units.
By Hardware Secrets on June 29, 2012
After the deception regarding the performance of the Frio Advanced, we were skeptical about the Frio Extreme, even when considering the huge heatsink and the two powerful 140 mm fans. However, the results of the tests on the Frio Extreme left us...-
By Hi Tech Legion on June 11, 2012
The Thermaltake Frio Extreme made an impressive showing in many aspects during our testing. There are a lot of things that Thermaltake does right consistently, and these areas were all exceptional on the Frio Extreme. The presentation, design and...-
By TechwareLabs on May 28, 2012
Pros: Good cooling capability Near-silent idle operation Cons: Extremely large Difficult to mount inside of case Second heaviest cooler on the market Loud at full load Price With the Frio Extreme, you get one of the best performing air coolers...-
By FrostyTech on May 20, 2012
The Frio Extreme is a large twin tower heatsink with two massive 140mm fans and a commanding foot print of 150mm square! Standing 161mm tall and weighing 1.23 kilograms, the Frio Extreme is destined for full tower gaming cases with plenty of room to...89
By X-bit Labs on May 17, 2012
The Frio Extreme couldn’t bring the temperature of our overclocked six-core CPU down to an extremely low level. It didn’t even prove to be superior to a cooler that cost only half as much. And it also turned out to be inferior to every other...-
By Legit Reviews on May 14, 2012
Thermaltake has solid performing cooler with the Frio Extreme, but its physical size is massive with a price to match....-
By Kitguru.net on May 09, 2012
The battle for the high end cooling throne has reached fever pitch this year. The Noctua NH D14 ruled supreme for a long time, although it recently had to make way for a new king, the Phanteks PH-TC14PE. Today we are looking at the latest flagship...90
By Pro-Clockers on May 04, 2012
Thermaltake has once again shown why they make some of the best coolers around. The Frio Extreme performed pretty well on our test bench and was not as loud as that of the Frio Advance which we test just last week. The dual tower heat sinks has once...-
By VR-Zone on April 10, 2012
Quality (30% of the total score) The high quality of the Frio Extreme is unquestionable. Thermaltake clearly placed a lot of effort on designing and manufacturing this cooler, which virtually lacks any imperfections. The cooling fins are well made and...90
By Technic3D on August 17, 2012
Bietet der Thermaltake Frio Extreme CPU-Kühler nun Leistung extrem? Diese Frage können wir leider nur mit einem klaren "jein" beantworten. Das Topmodell der Frio-Serie aus dem Hause Thermaltake ist zwar ein guter Kühler der gehobenen...81