Looking for a basic, yet affordable cooler for your Intel or AMD processor? Amazon might just have what you need in its “Basic” product line.

Here is the soberly named Amazon Basic CPU Air Cooler, available at a low price on Amazon // Source: Tom’s Hardware

In the field of entry-level coolers, Antec, Cooler Master, Enermax or even DeepCool will have to deal with one more competitor: Amazon. Under its Amazon Basics range, the American e-commerce giant has launched a model around 26 euros in France, called “ Amazon Basics – Cooling Fan ». Effectively basic, the latter nevertheless offers a satisfactory experience for its price, as demonstrated Tom’s Hardware US.

In son test, the specialized site evokes a silent device, capable of good performance to dissipate up to 200 W of thermal envelope. Amazon’s cooler, on the other hand, seems to be lacking in terms of installation and uses an old four-pin connector for its RGB lighting system.

“Basic”, but effective, for less than 30 euros

Compatible with Intel LGA1700 and AMD AM5 sockets, the device (reference RR-H410-20PC-AS) is based on a very classic aluminum radiator, to which are added four copper heat pipes coming into direct contact with the CPU at their basis. On this radiator is installed a 92 mm RGB fan ranging from 600 to 2000 rotations per minute (RPM) for a CFM index estimated at 34.73. In terms of dimensions, the Amazon cooler is rather compact. With 102 x 83.4 x 136 mm, it should be able to be installed without too many problems in certain compact configurations, mini-ITX or micro-ATX for example.

Interesting fact raised by TechPowerUp, it looks like this cooler is actually a slightly redesigned version of Cooler Master’s Hyper H410R RGB model. Well known to PC configuration enthusiasts, the brand would thus supply Amazon as a white label with this product. What explains, perhaps, the good quality / price ratio offered by Amazon with this product which does not fall from the sky.

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