Thermalright’s Peerless Assassin 120 SE is the best CPU air cooler, now only $33

One of our favorite air coolers, thanks to its impressive performance and superb value, the Thermalright cooler got our Editor’s Choice award with maximum stars when we reviewed the Thermalright Peerless Assassin 120 SE. Cheaper than the competition without holding back on quality and build standards, the Peerless Assassin 120 SE outperformed its peers on release, offering astounding value for PC builders on a budget. 

The Thermalright Peerless Assassin 120 SE is currently on sale at Amazon for $33. It’s also the same price as the ARBG version, so if you want more color in your build, there option is also available. This CPU air cooler offers tremendous value for the money considering its performance statistics in our testing. 

Using a solid copper base with 6 copper heat pipes running to dual aluminum fin stacks, the Peerless Assassin 120 SE dissipates heat away from your CPU and quietly draws cool air over the heatsinks with the aid of two 120mm TL-C12C PWM fans. Included brackets and mounting options give compatibility for Intel 115X, 1200, 1700, 17XX sockets, and AMD AM4 and AM5 platforms if you kept hold of the original AMD motherboard backplate. 

Thermalright’s Peerless Assassin 120 SE is a large CPU cooler with a twin tower and fan design that measures 125mm (L) x 135mm (W) x 155mm (H). It’s always best to check that this cooler will fit in the case of your current setup or future build; this includes clearances for RAM, etc.

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