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ARTIC Cooling Freezer i30 CPU Cooler

4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
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  • Max. Cooling Capacity 320 Watts
  • 120 mm interchangeable fan
  • Fluid Dynamic Bearing
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ARTIC Cooling Freezer i30 CPU Cooler + Intel 3rd Generation Core i5-3570K CPU (4 x 3.40GHz, Ivy Bridge, Socket 1155, 6Mb L3 Cache, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0)
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Technical Details
Item Weight898 g
Product Dimensions10 x 13.9 x 16.1 cm
Item model numberUCACO-FI30001-GB
Additional Information
Best Sellers Rank 6,410 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1.1 Kg
Date First Available2 Dec 2011

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user manual
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Product Description

Arctic Cooling UCACO-FI30001-GB - Arctic Freezer i30 Intel CPU Cooler

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Massive and well worth the effort 20 Sep 2012
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The Artic Cooler i30 was larger than I expected - it's massive, so make sure you have a wide enough case before you buy one.

Fitting it is a bit fiddly and time consuming - best done with the motherboard out of the case on the bench. It has to be screwed to a backplate which needs to be fitted using some small plastic stand-off pillars, and some tiny sticky plastic rings, so take your time with this.

Once it's on though it's great. My i5-3470 runs on idle at about 30C in air temps of about 20C and case temp around 25C. When I run Prime95 to stress all four cores for an hour or more the processor never gets above about 50C-55C. As soon as you stop Prime95 and the processor load reduces the temperature falls back to near ambient in no more than a few seconds.

One word of caution though - this comes with a tube of Arctic Cooling MX4 thermal paste, and an instruction diagram that shows you putting down 4 lines of paste on the 4 heat pipe bases. But the tube contains only 0.5cm3 of paste - it you follow the diagram exactly you will find there is not enough paste in the tube to do more than 2.5 lines! So make sure when you put this on you make the lines VERY thin indeed. You can always put extra on when you've finished if you have any spare.

Despite it having a large fan it is not silent, but it is very quiet, and I can't hear it over the sound of my 20cm case fan anyway.

My overall impression - it's a big beast that does a great job very quietly and miles better than the stock fans that come with Intel processors.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quite easy to install and great temperature. 7 July 2012
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I used the MX-4 that came with it even though I had just bought AS5 (also I put the amount of paste that said on the instructions, even though it seemed way to much from experience, I basically emptied the syringe they provided) and I Over-clocked the i5-3570k 3.4Ghz I have to 4.5Ghz with only slight voltage increase to 1.22vcore.

The temperatures after one hour of stress testing did not go over 63*C which means I could get a lot more but I don't have time to OC to the max.

Amazing Cooler. I would not spend more then this.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Its big 23 July 2013
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Was hoping it would be smaller but it fit in my zalman z9 plus midi. Only cold air comes out of my pc even when its 29'C inside with 3570k CPU. Had to check a video online about how to install it, i felt instructions were lacking a little.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent cooling 19 May 2012
By Wags
I bought one of these for a new build with an Intel 3570k Ivybridge processor. This is a very large and hefty cooler, but has a sturdy and straightforward mounting system. Be warned though, the fan obscures one of the RAM sockets if you have it in a conventional ATX arrangement with air flowing from the front of the case. I put this in a Corsair Carbide 500R case and it fits with about 1cm to spare from the side fan, which is a relief. It is whisper quiet and keeps my i3570k very cool indeed. Recommended as long as you don't want to populate all the RAM sockets!! A steal at the price.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Giant but very effective! 29 Jan 2013
By Liv. E
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First things first make sure that this thing will fit in your PC because it is huge, I forgot to check but luckily it fit my PC just fine (after I took a side fan out anyway).

Provided this will fit it is amazing. Fitting it is easy and straight forward (though a little bit of a faff because you will most likely need to remove the motherboard to fit it).

My old CPU temps min- 24'C max- 58'C
NEW CPU temps min- 13'C max- 38'C

I use my PC for gaming and on the highest settings on everything I can run all the games without heat getting high, brand new games don't give my CPU heat greif at all now!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice Cooler 10 Jun 2012
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Great cooler coped with my overclocked i5 well.Fitting fairly easy only one fly in the ointment found the little sticky rings that hold the spacers to the motherboard almost impossible to use. This needs to be addresed apart from that can't fault it.So four stars
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Amazing quality & looking cooler! Easy to install, quiet and Iv'e never seen my Intel i5 quad core 4670k go above 35deg C (currently 29deg C as I'm writing this)

This will block one of your RAM slots but this does not affect most people as two cars of RAM is enough.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Great cooling, great value! 7 Mar 2014
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It's great value, includes everything you need, decent thermal paste from their line up, clips, screws, bots etc, cooling is really good.
But.. here is the problem, on my mother board, Asus Z87 Pro, memory clearance is an issue after the first set of dimms. If you dont intend to install a second set, then it just great, 5 stars, but if you intend to install a full set of dims, it's probably avoided or buy and replace it later.

Remember the price is great. Performance is great.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Cooling. Very quiet
I've had this product for over a year now and it's still functioning exceptionally.
Very quiet, and cooling is consistent and good.

Would recommend.
Published 5 months ago by M. Sadler
4.0 out of 5 stars Awesome
Very good product and was easy to install although there is 1 issue i have and its a small one i lost but soon found one of the plastic brackets that comes in a baggy. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Chris
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this.. Silent and amazing cooling.
This cooler is great, it's all you would ever need. It's super quiet and can cool a overclocked i7-3930k with ease. why spend more?
Published 9 months ago by rtd2013
4.0 out of 5 stars Great and silent fan :)
Lovely fan and great performance pricewise as well. Have been using Arctic coolers for a while and they never disappoint!
Published 10 months ago by Veronika Baranovska
4.0 out of 5 stars Noticed the difference
upgraded this from the stock cooler, and i can notice a difference in temperature, the unit however is massive and you will need low profile memory if you want to fit it all in... Read more
Published 11 months ago by Adam
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor mounting design
The unit is so large it covers a memory slot. I had measured this before I ordered but did not expect the unit to be offset form the chip. Makes no sense. Read more
Published 17 months ago by dom12
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic fan
I purchased this fan for a new PC build. Easy to setup, currently running an i5-3570k with an Asus Sabretooth motherboard. CPU temp at the moment is 25 degrees C! Read more
Published 17 months ago by Padmiester
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value, high-performance air cooler
I needed to go air-cooling rather than water due to cost, so chose this baby. I have not been disappointed. Read more
Published 17 months ago by Christopher Roe
5.0 out of 5 stars Beast fan
It works perfectly. I brought this with a Gigabyte SKT-1155 Z77X-D3H Motherboard and an Intel 3570K processor. Read more
Published 18 months ago by Raj
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