1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

Prime Cooler CoolPad

Michael Larabel

Published on 16 June 2005
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 3 - Add A Comment

With the sheer number of cooling products we look at all the time on Phoronix, a majority of these are either VPU, RAM, or CPU heatsinks. However, cooling manufacturers can't forget about us laptop users, as Athlon 64 or Pentium 4 laptops can generate a fair amount of heat, which isn't sustainable for our laps. Furthermore, the buildup of heat isn't good for the laptop itself. In this review, we're investigating one of the many contraptions currently available on the market that are designed for dropping your laptop temperatures cheaply and safely; this product is the Prime Cooler CoolPad.

Features:

Fan Dimensions: 60 x 60 x 12mm
Bearing Type: Sleeve Bearing
Heatsink Dimensions: 300 x 250 x 28 mm
Max Airflow: 14 CFM
Heatsink Material: Aluminum Extrusion
Fan Speed: 2000 RPM +-10%
Rated Voltage: 5V DC
Weight: 1180 g
Started Voltage: 4V DC
Noise: 17 dB(A)
Rated Current: 0.11A +-10%
Power Input: 1.21 W

Contents:

Receiving this container from the Czech Republic, as Prime Cooler is currently lacking US distributors, it was a bit battered by the time it arrived here in the United States. Upon opening this rather large cardboard packaging, we found everything to be well packaged and each component was housed individually in plastic. Found inside was simply a short USB cable, for powering the two fans, and the large CoolPad.

Latest Linux News
  1. New Mesa Vec4 Backend For Intel, Supports Their NIR Goals
  2. "PulseVideo" Coming To Complement PulseAudio?
  3. Premium Users Now Can Experience Our New Site
  4. XFS Will Get DAX Support In The Linux 4.2 Kernel
  5. X.Org Server Lands More Mode-Setting/GLAMOR Improvements, But No Sign Of 1.18
  6. Linux Mint 17.2 Officially Released With Cinnamon/MATE Flavors
  7. Fedora For MIPS Is Now Out In Testing, Supports The Creator CI20
  8. KDE Plasma 5.3.2 Fixes Shutdown Scripts, Few Dozen Other Bugs
  9. KDE Marks Four Years In Its Process Of Porting To Wayland
  10. Btrfs In Linux 4.2 Brings Quota Updates, Many Fixes
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. How KDE VDG Is Trying To Make Open-Source Software Beautiful
  2. Attempting To Try Out BCache On The Linux 4.1 Kernel
  3. CompuLab's Fitlet Is A Very Tiny, Fanless, Linux PC With AMD A10 Micro
  4. AMD A10-7870K Godavari: RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst Linux Drivers
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. Kubuntu 15.10 Could Be The End Of The Road
  2. Linus Is Looking Forward To Merging KDBUS, But Not Convinced By Performance
  3. NVIDIA Starts Supplying Open-Source Hardware Reference Headers
  4. KDBUS Won't Be Pushed Until The Linux 4.3 Kernel
  5. Linux 4.2 Kernel Gets Port To New Processor Architecture
  6. The Staging Pull For Linux 4.2: "Big, Really Big"
  7. The State & Complications Of Porting The Unity Editor To Linux
  8. SteamOS "Brewmaster" Is Valve's New Debian 8.1 Based Version