Scythe Announces The Fuma 2 CPU Cooler




/ 3 months ago

Scythe Fuma 2

While air coolers are not exactly the height of popularity any more, if our reviews have taught us anything, it’s that a solid air-cooler will (nearly always) give an entry to mid-level AIO system more than a run for its money.

In a report via TechPowerUp, however, the manufacturer Scythe has looked to take this to the next level with the release of the Fuma 2. A dual-radiator design that looks more than a little solid!

Features

As part of the announcement, Scythe has provided the following key features for their brand new cooler design update:

  • Model number: SCFM-2000
  • CPU Socket:
    o Intel LGA: 775/115X/1366/2011(V3)/2066
    o AMD: AM2(+)/AM3(+)/AM4/FM1/FM2(+)
  • Dimension: 137 mm x 131 mm x 154.5 mm (WxDxH)
  • Fan Size: 120 mm x 120 mm x 15 mm (Fan1), 120 mm x 120 mm x 25 mm(Fan2)
  • Fan Speed: 300~1200 RPM (Fan1), 300~1200 RPM (Fan2)
  • Air Flow: 8.28~33.86 CFM (Fan1), 16.6~51.17 CFM (Fan2)
  • Static Pressure: 0.23~0.9 mm H2O (Fan1), 0.0762~1.05 mm H2O (Fan2)
  • Noise: 2.7~23.9 dBA (Fan1), 4.0~24.9 dBA (Fan2)
  • Weight: 1.00 kg (with fan)
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What Do We Think?

While we’re not saying that they have the monopoly on it, the design does look very similar to that used by Noctua. Specifically, their NH-D15 design with that sandwiched fan design. Given how excellent a cooler that is, however, if Scythe can look to replicate some of the performance (at a much lower price) then this might be something of a sleeper hit in the air cooling market.

In addition, in a market that’s getting flooded with RGB, it’s nice to see a nice, basic, but clearly solid design!

Although we can not find this currently available on any retail site, with a reported price of $59.99, it’s certainly something to consider!

What do you think? Do you like the design? – Let us know in the comments!



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