Now what in the hell is “4-Way Fan Mounting”? Put it simply, it’s kharmasutra for you heatsink to maximise pleasure and performance. Sounds w00t ain’t it? floppy did some tests with two configurations, so you get some idea. Best part? It’s a family fight between Ninja-san and Infinity-san!

Test Setup:

  • Intel Pentium XE 955 (3.46Ghz, Dual Core Engineering Sample, 130W TDP)
  • Silverstonetek FM121 120mm Fan (39.5dBa, 110CFM)
  • Asus P5WD2-E Premium Rev 1.01
  • Cosair XMS8000UL 512MB x2
  • Nvidia 7800GTX 512MB graphic card

Orientation ONE

installation1 Scythe Infinity: Infinite Cooling Possibilities!

Fan mounted across the full width, blowing in.

cpu1 Scythe Infinity: Infinite Cooling Possibilities!

2 wins by the Infinity.

sys1 Scythe Infinity: Infinite Cooling Possibilities!

A draw between the two.

Orientation TWO

installation2 Scythe Infinity: Infinite Cooling Possibilities!

Fan mounted across the side, blowing in.

cpu2 Scythe Infinity: Infinite Cooling Possibilities!

Ninja lost twice.

sys2 Scythe Infinity: Infinite Cooling Possibilities!

And won the system cooling round.