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Xigmatek HDT-S1283 Direct Touch 3 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 LGA775 S754 S939 S940 W 120MM PWM Fan

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An outstanding performance air cooler with heat-pipe direct touch CPU, HDT-S1283 creates most efficient heat conduction and particular spoiler design to cool down components around CPU.

With anti-vibration rubber for fan and 3 in 1 application retention module design, HDT-S1283 provides users not only easier and quicker installation, but also lowest noise level.

HDT-S1283 combines 120mm PWM fan, anti-vibration rubber, 3pcs F8 heat-pipe, spoiler and 3 in 1 application retention module.

  • H.D.T. (Heat-pipe direct touch) technology.
  • Anti-vibration rubber design
  • Particular spoiler design.
  • 3pcs high performance U type heat-pipe.
  • Light weight.
  • High performance & easy installation.
  • 120mm highly efficient PWM fan.
  • 3 in 1 application: LGA775 push-pin/K8 & AM2 tool-less clip.

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Outside Dimension

 Dimension 120(W) x 159(H) x 50(D) mm

Heat Sink

Aluminum Alloy

F8 x 3


 Dimension 120(W) x 120(H) x 25(D) mm
 Voltage Rating 12V
 Speed 800~1500 R.P.M.
 Bearing Type HYPRO Bearing
 Air Flow 56.3 CFM
 Air Pressure 1.57 mmH2O
 Life Expectance 40,000 hrs
 Noise Level 27.2 dBA
 Connector 4 Pin with PWM


 600g (w/fan)

Thermal Resistance

 0.16 ?/W


 All Intel Socket 775 CPU
 Core 2 Extreme / Quad / Duo
 Pentium Extreme Edition / D
 Celeron D
 All AMD Socket AM2 / 754 / 939 / 940 CPU
 Athlon 64 / FX / X2 / Opteron / Sempron

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Experience: 1 Months


Worked Without any problem on the first try, worth to buy it so far
For me the price is abit high but well it is the buyers decision to decide wether to buy or not.
I heard that this thing is not that great.but for more i really like it. I think it was what i wanted to be.

Experience: 1 Days


Great Price Cool Quiet Easy to Install
Affordable, easy to install, noticed a decent drop  in cpu temps

Experience: 3 Weeks


Well-built, light weight, great price, excellent cooling capacity!
The fins are so light they can be bent easily if you're not careful, somewhat difficult installation with crossbow mounting kit.
This is my first of this style of cooler. It was a bit tricky to install at first (using the crossbow mounting kit.) It's the best cooler I've ever used, and it's so light for it's size (only 600g with fan!) At $40 CAN you can't go wrong, and you won't be sorry. Be sure you have enough room to fit as it's 159mm tall.

Experience: 2 Weeks


Good performance, quiet fan.
s939 only mountable one way.
Bought this to help silence and extend the performance of an old amd socket 939 pc being used as a living room htpc. Wanted a decently priced 120mm fan based cooler and this fit the bill; though specifically on s939, the cooler is only mountable in a north/south (top/bottom) facing airflow orientation.

Experience: 2 Days


Simple design.
quick install
solid construction
AMD orientation
I installed this on an Asus A8N32-sli deluxe board. OEM CPU fan failed. This was easy to install. Lots of clearance over ram and motherboard heat pipes. I am seeing about a 10C drop  in idle temps and about 7 to 8C drop  in full load temps. I had two problems, one I already knew of. The orientation with AMDs is either top-bottom or vise versa. I would rather have it front to back. The other issue was I located the lock lever on the same side as the fan. The lever kinda sits a bit high and doesn't allow the fan to sit flush with the top of the cooler. It is very close and hardly noticeable and I highly doubt it effects cooling at all. I does make getting the rubber locks in a bit hard. In a way with the fan sitting over the lever it acts like a secondary lever lock to keep it down. I didn't use the stock fan. I used a Cooler Master R4 instead. The fans are the same size. Between 1500 - 2000 rpm I can't tell hear the difference, very quiet.

Experience: 3 Months


Value, quiet fan, keeps temps nice and low
Using this with the Xigmatek crossbow mounting kit for LGA1156 (ACK-I5361 I think) and mounting was no problem. Keeps my Core i5 750 between 20-30C without making any noise.

Experience: 1 Days


very good cooling, low price.
hard to install. does not fit some cases.
great cooling for low price. probably one of the better direct touch coolers out there. this was pretty difficult to install, the instruction manual was not very clear. the heatsink might be a bit too long for some cases.

Rey A.
Experience: 10 Months


Runs quiet, keeps cpu cool, Direct touch, fan installation is simple
bolt thru kit is a MUST! push pins are terrible
Make sure you buy the Xigmatek Bolt thru kit for a sturdy installation because push pins are horrible. The bottom fin is touching the fins on my Rampage Extreme so do your research for case and mobo compatibility.

Experience: 1 Days


Great cooling.
Reasonable price.
I did not use the stock fan as I needed a fan with red Led's to match the case fans.
I used the silnex IXTREMA Pro red 120mm Led fan.
Was running an OCZ Vendetta 2 cooler, but was getting higher than expected temperatures when running Prime 95.
Idle temperatures dropped 5'C Load temps 9'C over the OCZ cooler.(running a Phenom 2 955 at 3600mhz).
Easy install on my AMD system. Intel users may have a harder install.

Experience: 23 Weeks


Excellent cooling, quiet, fan included
Excellent heatsink especially for the money. I had a lesser brand which failed and bought one of these. CPU temps dropped by at least 10C. Comes with a fan that is pretty quiet. Would recommend backing plate for best fit. Great buy, will start testing it when I begin my overclocking journey.

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Messages about Xigmatek HDT-S1283 Direct Touch 3 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 LGA775 S754 S939 S940 W 120MM PWM Fan

Passive cooling with i3 2120? (Dispenser GUM- Aug 17, 11, 2 Replies)
Will this fan fit with this cpu and mobo? (Jason_L- Apr 09, 11, 4 Replies)
Clearance in AZZA Fantom (Ryan_S- Jul 06, 10, 0 Replies)
oops put the fan on backwards (bainz- Jun 25, 10, 5 Replies)
Noctua NF-P12-1300 120MM ultra (Rays- Feb 09, 10, 6 Replies)
themal paste (Rays- Feb 08, 10, 2 Replies)
AM3? (XXspeed- Dec 15, 09, 2 Replies)
wich bolt kit for 1156? plz hep (Seen- Oct 25, 09, 1 Replies)
Rotate 90 degrees on AM2 (Darwin_E- Oct 14, 09, 2 Replies)
vs Dark Knight (Alireza_A- Oct 08, 09, 3 Replies)
Should I get this heatsink? (mal_S- Oct 01, 09, 3 Replies)
90 degree angle? (quoTa- Sep 30, 09, 2 Replies)
how good is this heatsink? (mathew_t- Sep 26, 09, 17 Replies)
fan is not spinning... defect? or fan control on (nelson_t- Sep 07, 09, 7 Replies)
Push pin are a pain/broke on this heatsink (Mathieu_G- Aug 20, 09, 22 Replies)

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Comment: Xigmatek continues to provide products that work well and are price competitive.
Posted by: Zenphic @08/12/08
Comment: Xigmatek has a real winner on their hands, and the HDT-S1283 is among the best products I have seen in quite a while now.
Posted by: Zenphic @08/12/08
Comment: If you’re in the market for a cooler to replace the stock HSF, then the HDT-S1283 is right for you. It is easy to install and most importantly easy on the wallet!
Posted by: Zenphic @08/12/08
Comment: Review from CPU3D.
Posted by: Jay Elle @07/12/08
Comment: It seems it was just yesterday that the last paradigm shift happened with CPU cooling solutions. Before heatpipes were on the scene the only way manufacturers could increase the thermal efficiency (and thus their thermal load potential) was by making the big hunk of aluminum or copper which was thei
Posted by: DPW @06/19/08
Comment: From the chill-masters at! A Top 5 thermal finisher for both Intel and AMD.
Posted by: Craig_C @06/12/08
Comment: Compared to the other elite CPU coolers we've tested in the past, the HDT-S1283 comes in a close second to the Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme. A measured difference of one degree is not enough to call one heatsink better than the other however. It was also the best performing heatsink we've tested w
Posted by: WRX555 @05/26/08
Comment: Wow, the performance numbers speak for themselves, for a heatsink with only 3 heatpipes the results are very impressive. When coupled with high speed fans and bolt-through kit the HDT-S1283 is on par with the more expensive Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme. That by itself is a very difficult goal to o
Posted by: crazyazn @05/15/08
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