Author: Greg Baden
The NZXT Havik 140 is the first of its kind for NZXT. NZXT’s first CPU Cooler provides a six heatpipe heatsink supporting two 140mm fans with a unique, patented blade design which is supposed to decrease noise and increase airflow.
The heatsink features a stack of nickel plated, aluminum fins along with six, 6mm nickel plated copper heatpipes.
The six copper heatpipes are evenly spaced in the heatsink when looking at it from left to right, but are diagonally separated when going from front to back. I’ve seen plenty of heatsinks before, but I think this is one of the most useful configurations of six heatpipes; you can’t get much more even than that.
You can also see, from looking at a side view of the heatsink, that the two rows of heatpipes are perfectly spaced apart.
In order to get this unique and even layout for this many heatpipes you need to have some interesting bends in the pipes before they reach the aluminum fins.
The base of the Havik 140 is also composed of copper and is relatively thick when it comes to CPU cooler bases, but this is to be expected for support of six heatpipes. The base, while polished, is not as highly polished as the heatpipes connecting to it, but has a more polished look like the aluminum fins.