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Thermalright XP-90C Heatsink (All Copper)

Company: Thermalright
Product: XP-90C Copper Heatpipe Heatsink
Price: ~$49.99 (Bare Heatsink)
Date Reviewed: July 5, 2005
Reviewed By: Jason Rabel
Supplied By: CrazyPC

Thermalright XP-90C Heatsink


When the original XP-90 was released last year, many people were somewhat disappointed that it wasn't all copper like many of Thermalright's heatsinks. By popular demand the XP-90C was released, featuring the exact same design as the XP-90 except that it is the much anticipated all copper design. This new copper model is almost double the weight of its aluminum-copper predecessor!

A special thanks goes out to CrazyPC for supplying the XP-90C for review.



  • All copper design for maximum performance
  • Multiple heatpipes for well spread heat around aluminum fins
  • Soldered fins to copper base (nickel plated) to make effective contact
  • Light weight and easy installation
  • Compatibility across multiple platforms (socket 478/754/775/939/940)
  • Enormous wingspan gives extra cooling to MOSFET or NB chipset


  • L116 x W96 x H75 (mm) Fin only, without fan
  • L116 x W96 x H96 (mm) Fin only, with 25mm thick fan


  • 690g (heat sink only)

Recommended Fan:

  • Maker: Panaflo (Panasonic)
  • Model: FBL09A12M
  • Size: 92 x 92 x 25 (mm)
  • Bearing: Hydro Wave
  • Voltage: 12V
  • Speed: 2450 rpm
  • Air Flow: 48 CFM
  • Noise Level: 30.0 dBA
  • Weight: 110g (3.88 oz)

Socket Support:

  • AMD: Athlon64 FX 3200+ (socket 939/940) /Athlon64 3200+ (socket 754) and above
  • Intel: Pentium-4 socket 478 3.2 GHz and above


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