Introduction

The new Gemini II range is shooting across the net as Coolermaster release a new wave of coolers. One of the latest on the UK market is the Gemini II SF524 CPU Cooler, of which we have for you today. The Gemini II SF524 is a low profile product with a great aesthetic design with 5 copper based heatpipes a interchangeable 12cm-14cm fan, which comes with silent running capabilities. A silent of quite fan is great, but can the performance keep up with today’s processors, well follow me and let us find out together...

Features

  • Balance cooling between CPU and components on the motherboard.
  • Higher ground clearance for better memory module compatibility.
  • Larger heatsink for better performance.
  • 12cm PWM fan provides versatile performance for full loading efficiency and for quiet idling.
  • Compatible with 14cm fans (optional).

Specification

CPU Socket

Intel Socket:
LGA 1366 / 1156 / 1155 / 775 *

AMD Socket:
FM1 / AM3+ / AM3 / AM2+ / AM2

CPU Support

Intel:
Core™ i7 Extreme / Core™ i7 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i3 / Core™2 Extreme / Core™2 Quad / Core™2 Duo / Pentium / Celeron

AMD:
FX-Series / A-Series / Phenom™ II X4 / Phenom™ II X3 / Phenom™ II X2 / Phenom™ X4 / Phenom™ X3 / Athlon™ II X4 / Athlon™ II X3 / Athlon™ II X2 / Athlon™ X2 / Athlon™ / Sempron™

Dimension

144 x 144 x 105 mm (5.7 x 5.7 x 4.1 inch)

Heat Sink Material

Copper Base / 5 Heat Pipes / Aluminum Fins

Heat Sink Weight

490g (1.08 lb)

Fan Dimension

120 x 120 x 25 mm (4.7 x 4.7 x 1 inch)

Fan Speed

800 - 1800 RPM (PWM) ± 10%

Fan Airflow

34.2 - 77.7 CFM ± 10%

Fan Air Pressure

0.43 - 2.46 mmH2O ± 10%

Bearing Type

Long Life Sleeve Bearing

Fan Life Expectancy

40,000 hours

Fan Noise Level (dB-A)

15.1 - 31.6 dBA

Connector

4-Pin

Fan Weight

104g (0.23 lb)