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Thermaltake V1AX CPU Heatsink

Date: December 18, 2009
Product: V1AX CPU Cooler
Company: Thermaltake
Author: Patrick Rader

Thermaltake V1AX Heatsink


Thermaltake has always been a big name in the enthusiast computer market. Today we will be looking at a new heatsink from Thermaltake with multi directional air intake and a unique quad heatpipe design. The Thermaltake V1AX combines aluminum, copper, and a quiet fan to replace your stock heatsink. Letís see if it can handle the heat of an overclocked i7 920.

A bit about Thermaltake:

Since the beginning of Thermaltake in 1999, it has been at the forefront of creating new and exciting products at a time where most computer users were provided little to no choices for components that may seem irrelevant, but in reality crucial to the performance of a PC.




  • Four heatpipe design
  • Mirror Coating on Base
  • Adjustable fan speed
  • Side flow design further utilizes system air flow to help accelerate air speed without increasing fan speed for added cooling efficiency
  • Opening design creates multi-air-intake and dissipates surplus heat completely

Technical Specifications:

  • Heatsink Dimensions: 147 x 92 x 143 mm
  • Fan Dimensions: 110 x 110 x 25 mm
  • Weight: 0.93 lbs
  • Material: Aluminum with Aluminum base and copper heatpipes
  • Fan Speed: 1,800 RPM
  • Air Flow: 86.5 CFM (max)
  • Noise Level: 16-24 dBA

Supported CPU Sockets:

  • Socket 1366 (Intel Core i7) Adapter MAY come with heatsink check packaging
  • Socket 1156 (Intel Core i5/i7) Adapter sold separately
  • Socket 775 (Intel Core 2 Duo / Core 2 Quad / Core 2 Extreme / Pentium D/4 / Celeron D)
  • Socket AM2 (AMD Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64 / Sempron LE / Sempron 64)
  • Socket AM2+ (AMD Athlon 64 X2 / Phenom / Phenom II)


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