Fractal Design Vector RS Review

👤by David Mitchelson Comments 📅23-09-19
Thermal Performance Testing

Inside Vector RS we have three 140mm cooling fans configured in a push-pull configuration. This type of arrangement usually provides great results.

To discover the thermal performance of Vector RS we will record idle temperatures after 20 minutes from a cold boot. We will then stress the system and temperatures will again be monitored after 30 minutes have elapsed.

For the purpose of accurate analysis, the idle and load temperatures for CPU will be recorded and the range between idle and load will be calculated to determine how efficient cooling is.

NOTE: Ambient temperature is 20C

System Components

CPU Intel Pentium K G3258 @ 4GHz
Motherboard GIGABYTE Z87X-D3H
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 LED Turbo
Graphics NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti
Memory 4GB Kingston HyperX DDR3
HDD Samsung Spinpoint 500GB SATA-II
PSU Corsair RM850


Vector RS boasts a plethora of noise reduction properties, thick panels and noise damping materials as such the noise emitted from the chassis is definitely on the low side!

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