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Thermaltake Venus 12


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The Thermaltake Venus 12 is a socket 754/940 (AMD Athlon 64/Opteron) HSF unit that features a dual ball bearing auto-adjusting fan (2000-5500RPM. 21-48dbA. 26.50-72.92CFM). The fan measures 80 x 32 x 80 mm while the heatsink is 73 x 48 x 73.6 mm.


Thermaltake Venus 12 Reviews Rating: 86 out of 100 based on 3 ratings.

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Neoseeker 88% Feb 02 '04
Bjorn3D 8.5/10 Aug 30 '04
CoolTechZone  --- Jan 13 '04
Frosty Tech 81% Nov 06 '05
Hardcoreware 90% Jan 13 '04  --- Oct 03 '03
The Crucible 82/100 Mar 07 '04
XtReMoDs 9/10 Dec 25 '04
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Thermaltake Venus 12 Roundups and Shootouts

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Thermaltake Venus 12 Review Legion Hardware -- Feb 05 '04

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"...the Thermaltake Venus 12 sink performed quite well, dropping temps from 3-4 degrees (depending on the RPM of the fan and if you could handle the MAX fan setting) over the stock AMD cooler. For..."

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CoolTechZone on

"Venus 12 is a reliable product and deserves your attention if you are looking for good performance."

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Frosty Tech on

"This heatsink utilizes a very simple copper fin arrangement that is effective with high airflow. The Venus 12's performance is largely due to the high-powered fan, and there are certainly..."

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Hardcoreware on

"...this is a great cooler, worthy of your attention for your Athlon64, Athlon FX, or Opteron CPU!"

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"The Thermaltake Venus 12 looks like a solid cooling solution and a no brainer for users looking for low temperatures. While some users don't like loud and powerful case fans due to noise, we noted..."

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