Unlike the other air coolers launched recently, it is not universally compatible
PC sales won't take off even with Windows 8 now out, but that does not mean no shipments will happen. There will still be millions of orders, some of them for high-end PCs. Arctic is betting on it.There is a new cooler in Arctic's high-end series, called Freezer i30 CO and compatible with Intel LGA 2011, LGA 1155 and LGA 1156 CPU sockets.
Indeed, no central processing units from Advanced Micro Devices are compatible with it. Arctic might launch an AMD-ready equivalent at some point, but that is just a guess.
The company envisioned the Freezer i30 CO as something that can keep running constantly, 24/7.
Four Direct-Touch 8 mm copper heatpipes take the heat out of the CPU and lead it to the large heatsink.
There are 48 pins in total, and they are cooled by am F12 PWM fan whose diameter is of 120mm and a rotary speed of 400 to 1,350 RPM (rotations per minute).
Arctic Freezer i30 CO sells for $59.90 / £30.17-37 / 46 Euro. Shipments will start on November 8.