600 - 2200 RPM
- 31 points
- 29 months ago
from completed build UnRyzen The Spare Parts PC + Timelapse
Best cooler you can get for the money! Looks good and performs great :D!
- 23 points
- 26 months ago
from completed build First Budget PC Build
Great cooler! I sit around 27 C at idle and 45 C under load with an fx-6300.
- 19 points
- 27 months ago
from completed build Snorlax The Sleeper
Looks great, runs quietly, and is super cheap! Installation is a pain in the *** if you can't get easy access to the back of your mobo, but not worth taking off a star.
- 13 points
- 31 months ago
from completed build My current Gaming/Recording/Rendering Build as of Spring 2017.
Best cooler I've used so I can't complain.
- 12 points
- 6 months ago
from completed build Simple itx gaming system.
Knowing I was going to OC my CPU I had to get a 3rd party cooler and this is what I narrowed it down to.
It is so small this can fit in 99.99% cases and I needed small and this really fits the bill plus it clears the ram area so one can put whatever height of ram with no worries of the cooler getting in the way.
Now putting this together took me for a loop since I am use to just putting the bracket on the motherboard and having it snug/tight when I put the screws on but NOOO this was just slightly (and I mean slightly) loose. I spent an hour online looking at videos/forums etc and still it just would not firm up UNTIL I posted on the forums here and had some super help from mark5916 . It will tighten/firm up when you actually put the cooler on the CPU and then tighten the cooler onto the bracket (it is suppose to even out the tension across the CPU area).
Update 3-18-19: Had a slight issue with applying the warranty online and Cryorig got back to me very fast so super plus on the company. Also this really REALLY keeps my CPU nice. and comfy.
- 10 points
- 30 months ago
from completed build Plex Media Server Rebuild
AMAZING CPU COOLER!!! I've already used the R1 Universal and was very happy with it so I got this M9a for my Plex Media Server rebuild and it is absolutely perfect for my needs. VERY quiet, small, compact and clean looking. Cryorig, you make amazing Coolers and I will continue to use your products for every one of my future computer builds!
- 9 points
- 27 months ago
from completed build Tesseract
I did find the installation a bit finicky, but again because I didn't take the motherboard out of the case- the instructions suggest you take the motherboard out. The fan for the heatsink isn't easy to remove, but I guess that's actually a good thing. The heatsink comes with rubber strips (2) installed for both sound and vibration. this thing is SILENT. compared to the stock cooler it's practically inaudible. It cools well and sits 15 degrees idle minimum. The fan even has a good quality black braided chassis cord. cheaper than the EVO, and comparable performance. It also isn't anywhere near as big, doesn't cover my RAM and with these factors (plus the fact it's very aesthetically pleasing) it gets my 5 stars. The fan comes with brackets and rubber strips if you wish to install another fan, thought that was a plus too.
- 8 points
- 2 months ago
from completed build My First Build
Keeps the Ryzen very cool in most cases.
- 3 points
- 6 months ago
from completed build Another Budget Athlon 200ge Build for Parents
I have used this m9 in two builds and cannot swear by this cooler enough! My first build using it was a ryzen 2200g that was sitting at 55-58 degrees C idle and 68 degrees under load with the stock wraith cooler included with the cpu. I replaced the wraith cooler with the M9 and idle temps dropped to 38 and load dropped to 52!
- 2 points
- 4 months ago
from completed build Tesseract 2.0
As good as the famous and popular Hyper 212 Evo, looks great, is silent and comes with attachments for a second fan. I got the fan before AM4 was released, so unfortunately didn't get one of type A upgrade kit and by the time I finally got my Ryzen, Cryorig no longer offered the limited free kits for those of us in that situation. I did manage to buy one, and while I haven't installed it yet, it kept my fx8350 under 60 degrees at 4.4GHz, so I think I'll be more than fine when you consider it's a 120W TDP cooler with a 125W TDP CPU. The Ryzen 5 1600 is only 65W. so I hope to push overclocking with this and will update.