Thermaltake SpinQ CPU Cooler

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Thermaltake SpinQ CPU Cooler
Thermaltake SpinQ CPU Cooler - Specifications
Thermaltake SpinQ CPU Cooler - Installation and Testing
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

Product(s): Thermaltake SpinQ CPU Cooler
Provided By: Thermaltake

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Introduction: 

In the CPU cooling market, there are quite a few coolers that look alike, however in the case of the new Thermaltake SpinQ cooler, that's not the story at all.

The new Thermaltake SpinQ cooler is tough to describe, but "Unique" would probably be the best word to describe it. The SpinQ features 50 spiral aluminum fins and 6 heatpipes, which should hopefully give some pretty decent performance. Thermaltake has quite the wide variety of CPU coolers available, however the unique design of the SpinQ really caught my attention, and I was very interested to see how it would compare to other coolers on the market.

Instead of trying to describe the SpinQ, I'll let the pictures in the next section do the talking....

 

First Impressions:

Due to the unique nature of this cooler, I've included a bunch of pictures so you can get a better idea of what the SpinQ is all about:

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Thermaltake SpinQ - Box Front
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Thermaltake SpinQ - Box Back

 

As you may have noticed in the pictures above, Thermaltake has used a different style box from their traditional Red and Black boxes that most of their previous products have been shipped in.

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Thermaltake SpinQ - Side View
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Thermaltake SpinQ - Bottom View

 
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Thermaltake SpinQ - Top View
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Thermaltake SpinQ - Side View

 
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Thermaltake SpinQ - Side View
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Thermaltake SpinQ - Side View

 

As you may have noticed in the pictures above already, the fan is more of a "Turbine" style as opposed to the traditional type that most coolers are, giving it more of a "Jet Engine" look.

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Thermaltake SpinQ - Bottom View
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Thermaltake SpinQ - Accessories

 

As you can see in the picture above (Above - Right), the included accessories are pretty standard, mounting brackets for Intel and AMD applications, instructions, warranty information, and enough thermal paste for a single application. The included accessories/hardware is pretty standard and isn't anything out of the ordinary.

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Thermaltake SpinQ - Side View
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Thermaltake SpinQ - Side View

 

There we go, that's what the SpinQ looks like, let's see if it can perform: