Prolimatech Genesis CPU Cooler Review

 

It is well known that nowadays CPU coolers come in all shapes and sizes but today we are going to present you one of the largest and weirdest designs ever to hit the retail market. This CPU cooler is no other than the Prolimatech Genesis, a hybrid design of massive proportions combining a C-type with a tower-type cooler. How well this behemoth can perform? We will find out in this review.

It is well known that nowadays CPU coolers come in all shapes and sizes but today we are going to present you one of the largest and weirdest designs ever to hit the retail market. This CPU cooler is no other than the Prolimatech Genesis, a hybrid design of massive proportions combining a C-type with a tower-type cooler. How well this behemoth can perform? We will find out in this review.

 Prolimatech Genesis CPU Cooler Review

The Prolimatech Genesis is not a new design, with the company presenting the first version nearly two years ago. Prolimatech kept the design up to date with minor modifications, mostly in the form of installation kits for the newer CPU sockets, suggesting that the performance of the Genesis is sufficient to counter the competition even so many months after its initial release. We will explore all the strengths and weaknesses of this strange design in our latest review.

Manufacturer features and specifications

  • High clearance for better motherboard compatibility.
  • Massive cooling range; cools not only CPU but also MOSFET and RAM.
  • Cooler surrounding temperature allowing more stable environment for higher overclock.
  • Takes both 12 and 14cm fans for a maximum installation of 3 fans.
  • Six high quality heatpipes for effective heat transfer.
  • Light weight at 800 g (without fans) in the high end class.
  • Intel and AMD platform supported. All mounting hardware are included.

 

Heatsink Dimension

(L)146mm X (W)216.5mm X (H)160mm

Heatsink Weight

800 g(without fan)

Suggest Fan

120mm X 120mm X 25mm,140mm X 140mm X 25mm

Heatpipe

Ø 6mm X 6pcs 

Suggest Fan Speed

800~1600 rpm

CPU Platform

Intel Socket LGA 775/1366/1156/1155/2011 , AMD Socket AM2/2+/3/3+(FM2)