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Introduction

We tested the SilverStone AR01 CPU cooler. It has a tower heatsink, three 8 mm heatpipes and one 120 mm fan, supporting up to two fans. With its conservative design, will it perform well? Let’s see!

Figure 1 shows the box of the cooler.

SilverStone AR01Figure 1: Package

Figure 2 shows the contents of the box: heatsink, fan, a small bag of thermal compound, a manual, and installation hardware.

SilverStone AR01Figure 2: Accessories

Figure 3 displays the AR01 heatsink.

SilverStone AR01Figure 3: SilverStone AR01 heatsink

This cooler is discussed in detail in the following pages.

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Rafael Otto Coelho is a physicist with a master's degree in Education, and is a college professor in Brazil.