Thermaltake Silent 1156 CL-P0552

  • Thermaltake Silent 1156 CL-P0552
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  • Great for HTPCs, Super Quiet, Not huge, Efficient cooling.
  • Compact Cooler, Large 8mm heapipes, Silent Tapered Fin Fan, 1156 Only


  • Only 1156, Push in clip design
  • Only for 1156, Limited heat capacity for overclocking

Expert reviews and ratings

By ThinkComputers on 80

The Thermaltake Silent 1156 was designed to be a completely silent, better than stock cooling and easy for beginners to install. Installing the Thermaltake Silent 1156 CPU cooler was an easy task due to the push pin design, which would make it very...

By Hardware Secrets on

On one hand, the Thermaltake Silent 1156 did not achieve a good performance level, as it kept our CPU a lot hotter than a high end cooler and even a little hotter than a mainstream cooler. On the other hand, when compared to the Intel stock cooler, it...

By TechRadar on 60

For an i7-compatible cooler, Thermaltake's Silent 1156 is a compact beast, with a svelte fin stack that's smaller that the 9cm fan housing. It's main rivals are the well established CoolerMaster Hyper 101 and Arctic Cooling's Freezer 7...

By Bigbruin on

While only two of the cooler's grabbed our attention as being "Highly Recommended", all of the others are definitely worth consideration for building a high performance, low noise socket 1156 system. The Zalman CNPS10X Quiet, Thermalright...

By Overclockers Club on

The Silent 1156 is built to do a couple of things - cool down your precious piece of silicon, and do it with as low a noise penalty as possible. It does succeed at these two things. When you look at this cooler initially, the first thing that stands...

By BCCHardware on 94

It's certainly been a while since I have looked at a CPU cooler, but as I have the Core i7 860 CPU in my possession, I get to give Jason a break as I look at the Thermaltake Silent 1156 CPU Cooler today. This is one of Thermaltake's inexpensive...

By OverClock Intelligence Agency on

The Thermaltake Silent 1156 did an admirable job here today in our testing. The heatsink itself looks nice with a mostly-aluminum construction. Only the heatpipes and base plate are copper, but I assume this was done to keep costs and weight down. I...

By APH Networks on 76

As computers get more and more powerful with each advance in computing technology, it is inevitable that the thermal envelope is continually being pushed to higher levels. For this reason, there will always be a large market for aftermarket CPU...

By Ninjalane on 80

OEM cooling solutions are designed to provide an adequate cooling solution at a minimum of expense. Normally these coolers are a perfect match of a low cost system as they operate with very little noise. However, the issue with most low costs...

International Review By Clube do Hardware on

Por um lado, o Silent 1156 da Thermaltake no obteve um resultado muito bom em termos de desempenho, j que manteve nosso processador a uma temperatura bem longe da obtida com um cooler topo de linha e inclusive pior do que um cooler de...

International Review By PC Labs on

?lg?n kasa modeli Level 10 ile ile tasar?m izgisini tepeye ta??yan Thermaltake'in, Intel LGA 1156 uyumlu Silent 1156 i?lemci so?utucunu inceliyoruz.rn zellikleriFirma: Vektron Marka:...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

In Hardware.Info Magazine #5/2009 publiceren we een artikel waarin we je een overzicht geven welke CPU-koelers geschikt zijn voor de nieuwe Socket 1156 processors. Voor dit artikel stuurde een aantal fabrikanten ons nieuwe koelers die out-of-the-box...