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Introduction

This time we tested a CPU cooler from Tuniq, Tower 120 Extreme. This cooler has a tower design with five U-shaped heatpipes and with its fan installed inside the heatsink. Will it show a good performance? Check it out!

The box is beautiful and has a robust structure: there is an external box, made of card paper, and a thicker (and harder) one inside, with a plastic transport handle.

Tuniq Tower 120 ExtremeFigure 1: Box.

Opening the box we were gladly surprised to find, besides the cooler itself, a very complete book-style user manual (instead the common B&W one-sheeter) and a box where the installation hardware is organized in a foam with matching holes, as you can see in Figure 2.

Tuniq Tower 120 ExtremeFigure 2: Box contents.

In Figure 3 we can have a general view of the cooler. At first look it seems like there is no fan, but looking carefully you can see the fan inside the heatsink.

Tuniq Tower 120 ExtremeFigure 3: Tower 120 Extreme.

In the next pages we will see the cooler in details.

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