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Vortex Plus is a low profile CPU cooler with compact size but uncompromising cooling efficiency. The compact feature best suits in HTPC chassis or chassis with slim width and limited space. The heatsink comes with 4 heatpipes and direct contact base to maximize the heat conductivity and dissipation efficiency. The balanced PWM fan works to provide high airflow under high RPM mode.

  • Compact profile design for HTPC chassis and LAN box chassis.
  • Universal mounting for Intel LGA1366/1156/775 and AMD AM3/AM2/940/939/754 sockets.
  • 4 x Direct Contact heatpipes for seamless contact between CPU surface and cooler.

Model RR-VTPS-28PK-R1
CPU Socket Intel Socket LGA1366 / 1156 / 775
AMD Socket AM3/AM2/940/939/754
CPU Support Intel LGA 1366 / 1156 / 775 Socket CPU
- Core™ i7 Extreme
- Core™ i7
- Core™ i5
- Core™ i3
- Core™2 Extreme / Quad / Duo
- Pentium
- Celeron
AMD AM3 / AM2 / 940 / 939 / 754 Socket CPU
- Phenom™ II X4 / X3 / X2
- Phenom™ X4 / X3
- Athlon™ II X4 / X3 / X2
- Athlon™ X2
- Athlon™
- Sempron™
(For the latest CPU support information,
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Dimension 116 x 100 x 84 mm (4.6 x 3.9 x 3.3 inch)
Weight 445g (1 lbs)
Heat Sink Material Aluminum fins + 4 heatpipes
Fan Dimension 92 x 92 x 25 mm (3.6 x 3.6 x 1 inch)
Fan Speed 800 – 2800 RPM (PWM)
Fan Airflow 15.7 – 54.8 CFM
Fan Air Pressure 0.35-4.27 mm H2O
Bearing Type Long life sleeve bearing
Fan Life Expectancy 40,000 hours
Fan Noise Level (dB-A) 17 – 35 dBA
Connector 4-pin
UPC Code 884102008511
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Click a thumbnail below to view a larger image. : June 2010

"Overall this is a good CPU cooler with good results and also does not cost too much."

» Details Editors Choice : June 2010

"Low temperatures, Low profile, low noise and low price! What more can you ask for from an exceptionally high efficient little cooler that delivers.  This is the type of CPU Cooler you want to keep a case cool and quiet using for example AMD's low energy CPU's or Intel's Core i3 or i5 energy saving processors."

» Details : May 2010

"Bottom line, the Coolermaster Vortex Plus heatsink is a good lower profile (sub-85mm tall) heatsink when operating with its 92mm PWM fan spinning at full speed - 2800RPM."

» Details : May 2010

"In summary, if you need a relatively inexpensive CPU cooler to use in an SFF case you can think about Vortex Plus."

» Details : May 2010

"The Cooler Master Vortex Plus is a very capable heatsink and will serve any HTPC build very well.  Whether the goal is silence or maximum performance, the Vortex Plus can cover it all."

» Details 5 Stars : May 2010

"The Cooler Master Vortex Plus performed very well in these tests, showing itself more than adequate for dissipating the heat loads overclocked quad-core Athlon II processors can generate; given its compatibility with Intel's 140W TDP socket 1366 processors, this is no surprise."

» Details Recommended : May 2010

"If you are looking to Replace your Stock cooler for a low profile heatsink that does the job much better then the stock cooling solution, the Vortex Plus is right for you."

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"The Cooler Master Vortex Plus CPU Cooler performed remarkably well in my mid-tower case and should perform beautifully in your small micro-ATX case as well."

» Details Bronze Silicon Award : April 2010

"The overall look to the Vortex Plus is very pleasant! The four heat pipe design with direct contact to the base is an outstanding addition for cooling efficiency."

» Details Gold : April 2010

"The Cooler Master Vortex Plus is an ambitious design aimed at a very specific need. It does exactly what it was designed to do and a bit more."

» Details Must Have Best Value : April 2010

"A great, compact solution.  And at a $30 asking price, the Vortex Plus offers above average performance in even the tightest of spaces."

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OCC: Silver : April 2010

"You get decent performance, low noise and an easy installation, so if you need a low profile heatsink to fit yor next project, the Vortex plus just might fit the bill."

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Name Type Release Date Description
Vortex Plus Manual 2010.04.20 Manual for Vortex Plus CPU cooler
Vortex Plus Product Sheet 2010.04.20 Product sheet for Vortex Plus CPU cooler


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