Thermalright’s Macho HR-02 CPU Cooler is an upgrade to the existing HR-02 heatsink which was originally designed to be used as an 860g passive cooler.  The upgrade is a bundled 140mm fan, designed for quiet operation and able to have its speed controlled to allow for even quieter operation.  Thermalright succeeded in their aims, not only does the fan vastly improve the performance of the cooler, RealWorldLabs was also impressed by how quietly it operated.

"The very recently launched Macho HR-02 CPU Air Cooler is actually an TY-140 140mm PWM silent fan bundled with the already excellent, yet somewhat bulky standalone HR-02 passive CPU Cooler by Thermalright which also passed from our test bench almost a year ago."

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