Scythe presents the Big Shuriken 3 low-profile CPU cooler for small-form-factor PCs. The Big Shuriken 3 features the new and improved Kaze Flexx slim fan with a compact size and impressive airflow. The Big Shuriken 5 packs five sintered heat pipes for fast heat dissipation. The Big Shuriken 3 is designed to be compact and low-profile offering maximum memory compatibility and other components on the motherboard.
The Scythe Big Shuriken 3 CPU cooler has its heat pipes oriented backward to give an offset and allow unrestricted access to the motherboard’s memory slots.
Scythe’s HPMS II Mounting System
The Scythe Big Shuriken 3 CPU cooler features the new HPMS II mounting system, a user-friendly mechanism with a simple installation process that works on all mainstream Intel and AMD sockets and platforms.
Compact and Slim
The Big Shuriken 3 is just 69mm in height making it ideal for small-form-factor PCs that use mini-ITX motherboards such as HTPCs and SFX gaming PCs. The Kaze Flexx slim fan can also be upgraded with a standard 25mm thick 120mm cooling fan for improved performance.
Intel LGA 775 / 115x / 1366 / 2011(V3) / 2066
AMD AM2(+) / AM3(+) / AM4 / FM1 / FM2(+)
Dimension: (W)122 x (D)122 x (H)69 mm
Fan Speed: 300~1800RPM +- 10%
Air Flow: 8.25~50.79 CFM
Noise: 2.7~30.4 dBA
Weight including Fan: 475 grams
No information on pricing and availability as of this writing. Learn more about the Scythe Big Shuriken 3 Low-Profile CPU Cooler here.