Installation Process

If you've installed a tower cooler lately, you'll be familiar with the process for the JUSTICE cooler. For sockets other than Intel's LGA2011, the process begins with the metal backplate and set of four threaded pins. I first encountered a system like this from Noctua, and it works very well.

Once you've properly spaced the pins (there are three positions for Intel processors on the backplate) it's easy to keep them in place with the set of included washers, which also serve to insulate the backplate from the motherboard PCB.

Next you simply place the four plastic spacers over the exposed posts, and then bolt the included bracket on top. You're left with a very stable platform for the cooler installation.

Attaching the cooler involves placing a bar accross the base of the heatsink and lining up the screw holes on each side. Then a bolt is secured on both sides, providing a rock-solid mount for the heatsink.

Clearance is excellent given the height and fairly narrow width of the heatsink, with the fan extending over the memory but easily clearing the standard DIMMs installed on the test motherboard.

As REEVEN included a second fan for our review, I tested the cooler in both configurations. To add the second fan, the set of four clips simply snap first to the fan on each corner, and then to the heatsink.

The second fan again presented no clearance issue, and was incredibly easy to install.

With the fans in place it was time to head to the test bench.

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