Spire Gemini Rev. 2 review

Adequate in a crowded market is just not good enough

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Product Type
Cooling Fan/Heatsink
Number of Fans
2
Compatible Processor Socket
Socket H LGA-1156, Socket H2 LGA-1155, Socket B LGA-1366, Socket AM2+ PGA-940, Socket T LGA-775, Socket 939, Socket AM2 PGA-940, Socket AM3 PGA-941, Socket FM1
Fan Speed
2 x 1650 rpm
Brand Name
Spire
Application/Usage
Processor
Fan Diameter
2 x 120 mm
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS
Heatsink Height
153 mm
Heatsink Width
71 mm
Heatsink Depth
131 mm
Fan Bearing Type
Ball Bearing
Compatibility

Intel Processors:

  • Core 2 Duo
  • Core 2 Extreme
  • Core 2 Quad
  • Core i3
  • Core i5
  • Core i7

AMD Processors:

  • Athlon
  • Athlon II
  • Athlon X2
  • Sempron
Connectors
4-pin PWM
Manufacturer
Spire
Product Model
SP986B1-V2-2P
Product Name
Gemini Rev.2 - SP986B1-V2-2P
Package Type
Retail
Product Line
Gemini
Manufacturer Part Number
SP986B1-V2-2P
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.spirecoolers.com
Marketing Information

Gemini Rev.2 is the Zodiac sign for the twins. We have codenamed our newest high-end thermal solution due to the two towering dimpled fin heat-sinks. Gemini is the ultimate evolution of the hugely successful TherMax cpu cooler series. The increased number of heat-pipes combined with a higher number and density of dimpled fins and crowned with two (2) high airflow fans for extreme cooling performance. Six (6) U-shaped 6mm heat-pipes are in contact through the solid copper base with the CPU, rapid heat transfer to the 52 aluminum dimpled fins providing a larger surface area for optimum heat dissipation. The Gemini Rev.2 is supplied with two (2) 12cm balanced DC fans providing high airflow and sufficient cooling. Compatibility is guaranteed with multi-platform mounting for all current Intel and AMD micro-processors. The Gemini is pure cooling power that takes performance to the level. Spire - Powered by Innovation.

Material
Copper Base, Aluminium Fin
Weight (Approximate)
842 g
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