Scythe Katana III CPU Cooler #SCKTN-3000

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Scythe KATANA3 3Heat Pipes CPU Cooler #SCKTN-3000

Katana is the name not only for the famous Japanese samurai sword but also for the well-known cooler series by Scythe. With Katana 3, Scythe presents now a cooler which is based on technologies, which have been developed and optimized over the years. Due to the slightly curved structure of the Katana 3, the silent 92 mm PWM fan is not only used for the removal of heat from the CPU but also to cool down sensitive components on the motherboard.

Model Name: KATANA 3
Model #: SCKTN-3000
Manufacturer: Scythe Co., Ltd. Japan

Easy installation without any tools
The smart and patent-pending mounting mechanism "VTMS" (Versatile Tool-Free Multiplatform System) allows mounting of Katana 3 CPU heatsink without using tools.

S.P.S. (Pipe Slant Structure)
Already developed with the first Katana, the slightly curved shape of the Katana 3 allows both the direct heat transfer from the cooling fins of the cooler as well as an additional cooling of the mainboard components.

F.P.S. (Fast-Phase Structure)
The various cooling fins on the baseplate allow an additional heat dissipation and optimize the overall performance of the cooler without changing the compact dimensions of the entire system.


Heatsink Dimension: 94 x 108 x 143 mm , 3.70 x 4.25 x 5.63 inch
Weight: 495 g (without accessory) 15.98 oz (without accessory)
Fan Dimension: 92 x 92 x 25 mm
Weight: 115 g
Speed: 300 ~ 2,500 rpm (regulated via PWM)
Noise Level: 7.2 - 31.07 dBA
Air Flow 12 - 95 m³/h = 6.7 - 55.55 CFM
Bearing: Sleeve Bearing

Intel® LGA1366 Proessor
Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition Series
Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Series
Intel® LGA775 (SocketT) Proessor
Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor 3200 Series
Dual-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor 3000 Sequence

Intel® Core™2 Extreme processor
Intel® Core™2 Quad processor
Intel® Core™2 Duo processor
Intel® Core™ Duo Processor

Intel® Pentium® Processor Extreme Edition
Intel® Pentium® D Processor
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor Extreme Edition supporting Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor supporting Hyper-threading Technology

Intel® Celeron® D Processor

Intel® Socket478 Proessor
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor Extreme Edition supporting Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor supporting Hyper-threading Technology
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor
Intel® Celeron® D Processor
Intel® Celeron® Processor

AMD Socket AM3 Processor
AMD Phenom™ II X3 Processor
AMD Phenom™ II X4 Processor

AMD Socket AM2+ Processor
AMD Phenom™ II Processor
AMD Phenom™ X4 Quad-Core Processor
AMD Phenom™ X3 Triple-Core

AMD SocketAM2 Proessor
AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor
AMD Athlon™ 64 FX Processor
AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor

AMD Socket940 Proessor
Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor
AMD Opteron™ Processor

AMD Socket939 Proessor
AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor
AMD Athlon™ 64 FX Processor
AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor

AMD Socket754 Proessor
AMD Athlon™ 64 Proessor
AMD Sempron™ Processor


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Domestic Shipping Information (US and Canada)

*Most orders are processed within 24 hours and are checked frequently Monday - Friday. Orders that placed by 2:00PM PST are usually filled the same day. Some items may contain language with additional processing times. You will be contacted if any items you ordered are no longer in stock.

Shipping Times: UPS Map of Times in Transit Click here  First-Class mail can take 2-7 business days and Priority Mail usually takes 1-4 business days.
95%+ of our items ship out of our local warehouse near Seattle, occasionally we'll have to ship from Oregon, California or New Jersey.

Canadian Customers: There are two ways of shipping to Canada through our website.
First Class Package International & Priority Mail International.
Delivery times for Canadian orders can vary due to International restrictions and customs regulations. Most orders are delivered in 5-14 business days but can take longer (21-45 days) during heavy shipping seasons or in the event of a customs hold which is rare

Military: As a courtesy to our Military personal we will ship by US postal service to an APO, DPO or FPO address. Be advised that US Postal Costs on large orders can be more expensive then comparable UPS shipping. 

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Note: Not all our items are warehoused locally and available for Will Call, if there any items on your order not available we will contact you asap
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Note: Tracking numbers will be sent you through an automated e-mail system, the email you submit on your order is the email address you will receive your tracking number .

International Shipping

We offer shipping to a select number of International Countries using UPS and USPS, if you do not see your country listed in the shipping dropdown feel free to contact us.

Whether for refund or replacement please use the RMA form at the bottom of this page for all, if you cannot find your order number or have questions send us a message or give us a call through our contact form

For Refund
Our return period for a refund is 30 days from the date of delivery.
To be eligible for a refund, your item must be in new sellable condition and with any original packaging.

For Replacement
All Coolerguy(s), CG and Cabcool branded items come with a 3 year replacement warranty, all other brands we will replace within 30 days after which you must contact the manufacturer. 

Several types of goods are exempt from being returned
Liquid / Water Cooling systems and related items are subject to the terms and conditions of the manufacturer.
Their returns handled direct, if you need additional information on the warranty or help in contacting them let us know.
Additional non-returnable items:
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