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Cooler Master Hyper 612 V2 CPU Cooler Review

Rating: 8.0.

Cooler Master is well known for its ‘Hyper’ series of CPU coolers, which tend to promise excellent cooling performance at a low price. Today we will be looking at the latest addition to the range, the Hyper 612 V2 – how does it stack up against the competition?

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The Hyper 612 V2 packs in six heat pipes, rated to handle up to 180W  of heat and universal mounting support. For this review, we will be comparing this unit to the Artic Cooling A30 and the be quiet! Dark Rock 3.


  • CPU Socket Compatibility: Intel LGA 2011/1366/1155/1156/1150/775 & AMD FM2/FM1/AM3+/AM3/AM2+/AM2.
  • Heatsink Dimensions: 139 x 128.9 x 160.4mm (H x L x W)
  • Heatpipe Dimensions: 6mm
  • Fan Dimensions: 120 x 120 x 25mm (H x L x W)
  • Rated Voltage: 12v
  • Fan Speed: 800-1300 RPM
  • Acoustic Noise: 20dBA
  • Cooling Power: 180w
  • Weight: 732g

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