Scythe Mugen MAX review - low-priced top cooler

Scythe has a long history in coolers and today we present you the Scythe Mugen MAX review. Lately there is a lot of competition in this area, yet new manufacturers appear every year and each one of them are developing new technologies for better cooling or at least for mounting the coolers.

Scythe Mugen MAX set



Scythe Mugen MAX

Socket compatibility

- Intel LGA2011, LGA1366, LGA1156, LGA1155, LGA1150,

- AMD AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2, FM2+

Height (without fan)

161 mm

Width (without fan)

145 mm

Depth (without fan)

86 mm

Height (with fan)

161 mm

Width (with fan)

145 mm

Depth (with fan)

111 mm

Weight (without fan)

720 g

Weight (with fan)

 857 g


- Nickel plated Copper (base)

- Aluminium (cooling fins)

Fan compatibility

- 140x140x25

Fan specifications


Scythe GlideStream 140 PWM




1300 RPM

Min RPM 

500 RPM

Max Airflow

97.18 CFM / 165.1 m3/h 

Max noise 

30.7 dBA 

Voltage Range

12 V


30.000 h


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