Final Thoughts, Pricing, Conclusion
While the FrioOCK gave me great cooling for overclocking, I was really disappointed with the system memory clearance issues we ran into during installation. Normal RAM will have no problems, but we did notice that we couldn’t use the first or second DIMMs when we tried to use system memory with taller heatsinks.
As of Oct. 23, the Thermaltake FrioOCK heatsink was available at Newegg.com for $65.99 with free shipping. Consumers can also purchase it at Amazon.com for $65.99 and Buy.com for $66.95.
I’d like to thank our friends at Thermaltake for providing the FrioOCK for our review today. Thermaltake has refined and perfected what a truly exceptional heatsink should be when they created the FrioOCK. The massive size of the heatsink, combined with two 130mm fans in a push-pull configuration, helped us attain our highest overclock on an LGA 1155 processor we’ve every produced. While there were some clearance issues with taller memory modules, the fact that the FrioOCK is affordable, durable, and a monster performer makes this CPU cooler a sweet find for any PC enthusiast or overclocker.
- Dual 130mm fans in push-pull configuration
- Very affordable
- Large dual-tower aluminum fin array
- Universal design supports modern Intel, AMD processors
- Clearance issues with taller memory modules
- Extremely loud fans when running at 2,100 RPMs