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Thermaltake Chrome Orb


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About the Product

The Chrome Orb DU0462 socket A cooler uses the same heatsink design as the previous Golden Orb, but has been specially designed for Socket A chips. It's fan spins at 5500 rpm and pushes 25CFM.


Thermaltake Chrome Orb Reviews Rating: 87 out of 100 based on 2 ratings. 1 user review.

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Chrome Orb - best! 9/10 Christian Mar 14, 2001
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Hardcoreware 86% Oct 20 '00
Hexus  --- Sep 21 '00
Insane Hardware 9/10 Sep 06 '00
JSI Hardware  --- Dec 02 '00
PC Insight 8/10 Dec 09 '00
PC Roddin  --- Oct 10 '00
Tech Zone  --- Sep 22 '00
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Thermaltake Chrome Orb Roundups and Shootouts

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Thermaltake Chrome Orb Review Anandtech -- Nov 21 '00
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Thermaltake Chrome Orb Review Gaming in 3D -- Dec 18 '00
Thermaltake Chrome Orb Review Hardware Unlimited -- Mar 01 '01
Thermaltake Chrome Orb Review Ripnet-UK -- Apr 25 '01
Thermaltake Chrome Orb Review XtremeTek -- Oct 13 '00

Thermaltake Chrome Orb Previews

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Hardcoreware on Oct 21 '00

"The Golden Orb was a great cooler, it had a particularly good Price/Performance ratio for cooling your overclocked Pentium 3's or Celeron II's. Unfortunately, Athlons and Durons run a LOT hotter..."

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Hexus on Sep 21 '00

"'To fully test this cooler out I first ran it with the Duron at default Mhz and Voltage and then at 950mhz and 1.85 VCore."

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Insane Hardware on Sep 05 '00

"Thermaltake really have come up with the goods with this model, dispite having trouble earlier on in the game. They have come through and hit a home run with the DU0462! The box that the unit comes..."

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JSI Hardware on Dec 04 '00

"Performance wise its definitely a serious contender for the big names such as Alpha and GlobalWin although the Alphas come with a high price tag and the GlobalWin's FOP38 comes with a free set of..."

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PC Insight on Dec 11 '00

"In order to properly evaluate whether or not the Chrome Orb performs its duties well, we installed the cooler on an overclocked Duron 600 CPU running at 950MHz with a Soltek 75KV2-X motherboard...."

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