Scythe Ashura CPU Cooler

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Scythe Ashura CPU Cooler

Post by Lawrence Lee » Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:52 pm


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Re: Scythe Ashura CPU Cooler

Post by CA_Steve » Mon Sep 09, 2013 9:15 pm

Nice cooler.

Since the fan protrudes over the top of the heatsink, what's the total clearance needed? Is it closer to 170mm?
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Re: Scythe Ashura CPU Cooler

Post by Lawrence Lee » Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:15 am

CA_Steve wrote:Since the fan protrudes over the top of the heatsink, what's the total clearance needed? Is it closer to 170mm?
170mm sounds about right, but you can always move the fan down so it so it's flush with the top.

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Re: Scythe Ashura CPU Cooler

Post by Pappnaas » Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:24 am

Nice work. I wonder if we would gain any further insight if this one was tested with the reference 120mm fan?

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Re: Scythe Ashura CPU Cooler

Post by Abula » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:52 pm

Thanks for the review, and for the PWM and voltage control FanXpert2 graphs, very interesting that it can dip down lower on voltage control than on PWM, oposite to the fans i have tested, maybe scythe is changing their designs.

This cooler seems very nice, and very similar to noctua NH-U14S, both the fan size and the design overall of the cooler seems comparable.
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Re: Scythe Ashura CPU Cooler

Post by xan_user » Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:05 pm

good to see scythe back in the mix! (now we just need someone to start stocking 'em in the US... :cry: )
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Re: Scythe Ashura CPU Cooler

Post by merlin » Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:20 pm

Supposedly Scythe us was to come alive in august, but looks like it's delayed. I hope by the end of september at least, I like having scythe as an option for cooling anytime I'm making a new build.
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Re: Scythe Ashura CPU Cooler

Post by Jens Lyn IV » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:58 pm

Looks like my hopes are confirmed: unlike the half-arsed 140 mm Slip Stream, the 140 mm Glide Stream is a decent fan.
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