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Thermaltake Frio Silent 12, 14 and Extreme 14 Dual Unleashed

Thermaltake has recently introduced their latest set of Frio Silent Series CPU coolers. The new series includes the Thermaltake Frio Silent 12 and 14, and the Frio Silent Extreme 14 Dual. According to the company the Frio Silent Series are specially designed to solve the noise problem that all extreme PC gamers have been suffering for long time, leading them into a world without disturbance. The new series also features Low Noise Cable (LNC) design that helps keep the noise down. Check out their respective features and specifications below.

Thermaltake Frio Silent 12 Thermaltake Frio Silent 14 Thermaltake Frio Extreme Silent 14 Dual

Thermaltake Frio Silent 12 and 14 Features

  • Non-Interference Cooling Design: Frio Silent 12 and 14 solves the co-existing problem on high performance RAM and CPU coolers, it achieves the best RAM clearance allowing user to easily install high-end overclock RAM with CPU coolers.
  • Performance Optimized Design: Optimized 0.4 mm aluminum fins are designed not only for distinctive looks but also for rapid heat dissipation. Tower side flow design optimizes the cooling performance.
  • Heat Conductivity: 3 x Φ8 mm solid cooper heat-pipes dissipate heat effectively allowing maximum heat conductivity. Heat-pipes are in Direct Contact with the CPU to ensure fast and efficient heat dissipation.
  • PWM and LNC in One: A 120 mm/140 mm PWM fan is fitted to enhance airflow to produce impressive cooling performance up to 1400RPM/1200RPM. LNC (Low Noise Cable) can reduce 38% noise level.

Thermaltake Frio Silent 12 and 14 Specifications

Product NumbersCL-P001-AL12BL-BCL-P002-AL14BL-B
CompatibilityIntel LGA 2011/1366/1155/1156/1150/775
AMD FM2/FM1/AM3+/AM3/AM2+/AM2
Intel LGA 2011/1366/1155/1156/1150/775
AMD FM2/FM1/AM3+/AM3/AM2+/AM2
Heatsink Dimension140mm x 128mm x 40mm (HxWxL)160mm x 150mm x 40mm (HxWxL)
Heatsink MaterialAluminum Fins Copper Heatpipes Aluminum Fins Copper Heatpipes
HeatpipeΦ8mm x 3 pcsΦ8mm x 3 pcs
Fan Dimension120 x 120 x 25 mm(L xW x H)140 x 140 x 25 mm(L xW x H)
Fan quantity1pcs1pcs
Fan Speed500~1400 RPM
300~700 RPM (with LNC )
500~1200 RPM
300~700 RPM ( with LNC )
Rated Voltage12V12V
Start Voltage7.0 V8 V
Rated Current0.2 A0.4 A
Power Input2.88 W5.76 W
Air Flow55.88 CFM71.24 CFM
Air Pressure1.25 mm-H2O1.13 mm-H2O
Noise19.2 dBA
12 dBA
19.3 dBA
12 dBA ( with LNC )
Life time/Fan Life time50,000 hours50,000 hours
Fan controlPWM + LNC (Low-Noise Cable)
50% fan speed and 38% noise can be reduced
PWM + LNC (Low-Noise Cable)
58 % fan speed and 38% noise can be reduced
Pin connect4 pin PWM4 pin PWM
Cooling Power150 W165 W
Weight530g620g

Thermaltake Frio Silent Extreme 14 Dual Features

  • Ultimate Air-Cooling Solution: With dual fans and 6 x Φ6 mm solid-copper heat pipes, the Frio Extreme Silent 14 Dual accelerates heat transfer from the CPU onto the copper base for a faster dissipation.
  • Dual PWM Fans: Two 140 mm PWM fans are fitted to produce high air flow in silence, with speeds up to 1200 RPM. LNC (Low Noise Cable) can reduce the noise level by up to 38%.
  • Dual Tower in Aluminum: Optimized dual tower 0.4 mm aluminum fins are designed for both a distinctive look as well as performance. The tower-side flow design optimizes cooling performance by increasing the connection between hot and cold air.
  • Mirror-Finish Copper Base: The copper base makes a perfect contact with the CPU, ensuring fast and efficient heat dissipation. 6 x Φ6 mm solid copper heat pipes dissipate heat effectively, enabling maximum heat conductivity.

Thermaltake Frio Silent Extreme 14 Dual Specifications

Product NumberCLP0587-B
CompatibilityIntel LGA 2011/1366/1155/1156/1150/775
AMD FM2/FM1/AM3+/AM3/AM2+/AM2
Heatsink Dimension148.2(L) x 151(W) x 160(H) mm
Heatsink MaterialAluminum Fins Aluminum & Copper Base
HeatpipeΦ6mm x 6 pcs
Fan Dimension140 x 140 x 25 mm(L xW x H)
Fan quantity2 pcs
Fan Speed500~1200 RPM
300~700 RPM ( with LNC )
Rated Voltage12V
Start Voltage7 V
Rated Current0.4 A
Power Input5.76 W
Air Flow84.82 CFM
Air Pressure1.49 mm-H2O
Noise19.4 dBA
12.1 dBA (with LNC )
Life time/Fan Life time50,000 hours
Fan ConnectorPWM + LNC (Low-Noise Cable)
58 % fan speed and 38% noise can be reduced
pin connect4 pin PWM
Cooling Power240 W
Weight1230g

Price and Availability

Currently I don’t have their respective manufacturer’s suggested retail prices. But Thermaltake is planning to release their new Frio Silent Series in the market this July 2014, probably towards the end of July. I’ll update this post once these new CPU coolers become available in the market.

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Peter Paul
I love computers since I was a kid. I’m always fascinated with new technology, especially in the PC world. Many years ago, I was curious if the reviews I read were true and real. So, why not test them myself and share my first-hand experience? And thus, here we are. Thanks for reading!

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