Founded in Japan in 2002, Scythe is a world-renowned manufacturer of CPU coolers, fans and other PC accessories. Especially with the CPU cooler „Mugen 2“ and the fan series „Slip Stream“ the company celebrated great success. In this test we want to dedicate ourselves to another CPU cooler from Scythe. It is named Ninja 5 and was introduced in spring 2018. This is a very large and massive CPU cooler that comes with two fans and a black anodized top plate. In addition, the manufacturer advertises with high-quality workmanship and simple assembly.
In this review we will find out whether the Ninja 5 really meets the manufacturer’s specifications and how it performs in general.
Dimensions (with fan)
138 x 155 x 180 mm (W x H x D)
Weight (with fan)
Nickel-plated copper (base plate, heatpipes), aluminium (fins)
6x Ø 6 mm
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