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Spire VertiCool II

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SP601B3-1
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Components which remove the waste heat produced by computer components, and keep components within permissible operating temperature limits.
computer cooling components
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Short summary description Spire VertiCool II:
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Spire VertiCool II, 19 dB, 0.21 °C/W, Celeron D ~ 2.93 GHz (340J) Core Duo ~ 2.33 GHz (775 Dual-core) Pentium 4 ~ 3.73 GHz (775 Prescott, 1.56 W, 0.13 A, 3 Pin, mainboard
Long summary description Spire VertiCool II :

Spire VertiCool II. Noise level (high speed): 19 dB, Thermal resistance: 0.21 °C/W, Compatibility: Celeron D ~ 2.93 GHz (340J) Core Duo ~ 2.33 GHz (775 Dual-core) Pentium 4 ~ 3.73 GHz (775 Prescott. Power consumption (typical): 1.56 W, Rated current: 0.13 A. Connector(s): 3 Pin, mainboard, Rotational speed: 2300 RPM

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Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2011-09-24
Testseek has collected 17 expert reviews for Spire VertiCool II and the average expert rating is 84 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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uniquerigs.com
Updated:
2011-09-24
Heat pipe based CPU coolers have been very effective cooling solutions for newer and faster CPUs. Not only they effectively dessipate heat, they are also very acousticly quiet. Tonight well take a look at Spires 2nd version of their Verticool cooler...
90%
extensivemods.com
Updated:
2011-09-24
Today’s CPUs are running at faster speeds and require sufficient cooling to prevent a Chernobyl-like meltdown. As technology gets more advanced, companies are developing new ways to cool the CPU more efficiently than ever before; be it air or water-...
Good Nice looks, Small in size (Verticool), Fans are fairly silent, Decent price...
Bad Diamondcool is large and on the heavy side, Removal of fan to install the Verticool on AMD...
Bottom line Spire has a couple of good coolers for someone looking for better cooling then the good ole stock heatsink and fan combo you get with a new CPU. The DiamondCool II and the VertiCool II with their translucent blue fans provides that subtle look of cool...
90%
thinkcomputers.org
Updated:
2011-09-24
Spire is known for making really great CPU coolers. Almost every cooler that I have seen performs well. Today I have a new cooler from Spire, it is the VertiCool II, it looks really cool and performs very well. I did run into one slight problem though...
Good Looks cool, Performs very well, Very well made...
Bad Compatibility issues with certain motherboards...
Bottom line Despite the problems with the installation on my LGA 775 motherboard the Spire VertiCool II is an excellent CPU cooler. I believe the problems are motherboard specific but if you have an LGA 775 board you might want to compare my pictures to your boar...
90%
Modthebox.com
Updated:
2011-09-24
As Intel and AMD slug it out for CPU supremacy, what lie in their wake is faster and more powerful processors that generate more heat, and a greater need to keep them cool. One manufacturer that is battling the performance to noise ratio is a company c...
Good Quieter than stock, Good performance, Can use any 80mm fan, Better performance than some larger coolers...
Bad Poor installation manual...
Bottom line No matter what I threw at the Spire SPB601B3 VertiCool II from stock speeds under load to overclocked speeds under load, the cooler was up to the task only showing 8 degree increase overall, while the AMD cooler showed an overall increase of 14 degrees...
90%
techgage.com
Updated:
2011-09-24
Its summer. Well, its almost summer and the weather is getting warmer. With ambient temperatures going up, what can you do to curb those unruly temps? Its time for a cooler review. Summer is starting to rear its ugly head here and with it comes hea...
Good Quiet, UV reactive fan guard, Effective, Compact...
Bad Fan Guard must be cut to conveniently install this cooler on your motherboard if your motherboard is in the case. If out of the case, the fan must be removed, Bland packaging, After all is said and done, this cooler is a good cooler. The problems I had wi...
Bottom line Before we get into the guts of the review, lets review my test PC. The specs are as follows: Processor - AMD 3700+ San Diego 1MB L2 Motherboard - DFI LAN Party Ultra - D (SLi mod) Video Card - eVga 7800 GT x 2 Power Supply - Silverstone ST56F Strider...
60%
silentpcreview.com
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2011-09-24
The Spire Verticool II is a midrange retail CPU cooler offering. It wont be competing for the heavyweight championship, but at under US$30 it doesnt need to. Lightweights win prizes, too, from time to time, especially if theyre quiet...
0%
tweaknews.net
Updated:
2011-09-24
SPIRE SP601B3 VertiCool II? HEATPIPE CPU COOLER (28-04-2006) The VertiCool II from Spire has some impressive performance packed into a fairly compact, lightweight and attractive package. Its also very, very quiet and reasonably priced. Still being rel...
Good Very good cooling, Quiet, Good Value, UV fan, Relatively lightweight, Very nice fit and finish...
Bad No instructions, Bothersome mounting for AMD platforms, Motherboard removal necessary, Availability...
Bottom line The VertiCool II from Spire has some impressive performance packed into a fairly compact, lightweight and attractive package. Its also very, very quiet and reasonably priced. Still being relatively new, availability is limited but I would expect a c...
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frostytech.com
Updated:
2011-09-24
Gimicks and flashy chrome plated parts are absent on the Spire VertiCool II SP601B3 save for a UV reactive "Spider-Fan" frame.
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viperlair.com
Updated:
2011-09-24
Heatpipes are here to stay and we have the latest performance cooler from an industry veteran in the labs today.
Bottom line I was quite happy with the performance of the Spire Verticool II, sure there are other coolers on the market that may cool a few degrees more but for the most part they do so at the cost of increased noise. I used a computer loaded with fans that soun...
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MotherBoards.org
Updated:
2011-09-24
In the last article, I discussed the often practical nature of Spire, producing coolers intended for integrators, and users with a thirst for thrift, though without the will to sacrifice performance in return. Yet, what else is there to a company, besi...
Bottom line Though there are installation quibbles, this cooler has enough potential in its small package to hold down the loads from even the hardest pounding of chips. But here we stand, remember these words, these scores, systems and tests well readers. They're...
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ocia.net
Updated:
2011-09-24
Spire was Founded in 1991 as a computer thermal solutions company and have since then established themselves as a premier brand for computer thermal solutions. With todays high-speed processors functioning at an unprecedented speed and output, the dem...
Bottom line I was really impressed on how well the VertiCool II performed throughout the testing. It took everything I put to it without a whimper. And for its size and noise level (or I should say lack of) I found this outstanding. The VertiCool was the quietest...
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computingondemand.com
Updated:
2011-09-24
At 4 in the morning, most people are sleeping; not me. I am sitting in front of my test rig testing the cpu cooling solution you are about to read about. Spire has been filling their portfolio with new products on a consistent basis and has decided to...
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virtual-hideout.net
Updated:
2014-01-23
While Spire has been around for some time, they are a new company to me. When I was given the opportunity to review some AMD CPU coolers, I said yes... like I always do. This will be the second CPU cooler that I will be reviewing. Named the Vert...
Bottom line The kept the CPU temps just below the stock cooler. The size of this cooler is comparable to other coolers of the same size and performs like those coolers also. See, size does matter in some situations. My favorite part of the whole cooler is th...
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Cdrinfo.com
Updated:
2011-09-24
The need for top CPU Cooling solutions has become more and more necessary since the latest CPU technology with blinding speeds has become more prevalent. Both major CPU manufacturers, AMD and Intel, compete in the MHz race, in order to achieve first pl...
Good Low noise, UV reactive diamond fan, Easy to install, Decent performance...
Bottom line The Spire VertiCool II is a well designed cooler with a copper base and 45 fins around the 4 heatpipes. The fan, according to Spire, runs at low RPMs while it is also UV reactive. Its a solution for both Intel and AMD platforms, 775 and K8 sockets r...
0%
Velocityreviews.com
Updated:
2011-09-24
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