Welcome Stranger to OCC!Login | Register

Deepcool Ice Matrix 600 Review

» Discuss this article (0)

Testing and Setup:

Testing of the heatsink will involve applying a load simulated by Prime95, using small FFTs in stock and overclocked scenarios. Both idle and load temperatures will be recorded. Load temperatures will be the maximum value displayed in RealTemp after running eight threads in Prime95 for one hour, and idle temperatures will be the minimum recorded value by RealTemp with no computer usage after one hour. The temperature values for each of the four cores will be averaged and displayed in the graphs below. The ambient temperature is held at a constant 22.5 °C throughout testing of the Ice Matrix 600, as well as the comparison heatsinks. All the data shown in the graphs below is in degrees Celsius. The included thermal paste from Deepcool will be used during testing, and thermal pastes as packaged from the other coolers were used with each heatsink, respectively. The fan on the Ice Matrix 600 will be run at full speed for these tests.

Testing Setup:

Comparison Heatsinks:








Well, the Ice Matrix 600 did slightly out-perform the Ice Matrix 400, but it's obvious that 50% more heatpipes and a higher CFM fan didn't really improve a whole lot on what Deepcool already had in place with the Ice Matrix 400 - a little disappointing. The next page will have my final thoughts about this heatsink.

  1. Introduction & Closer Look
  2. Closer Look (Continued)
  3. Specifications & Features
  4. Testing & Setup
  5. Conclusion
Related Products
Random Pic
© 2001-2018 Overclockers Club ® Privacy Policy
Elapsed: 0.2462818623   (xlweb1)