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Cooler Master Hyper N520
6.0 out of 10

Cooler Master Hyper N520

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Overall 8

Cooler Master Hyper N520 vs. Scythe Mugen 2 vs. Xigmatek Achilles S1284C

15 July 2009
  • Conclusion: We've come full circle, so which cooler should you buy for under £40? For most users, we believe that either Intel's or AMD's reference coolers should be perfectly adequate. Purchased a cooler-less OEM CPU?
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Overall 9

Cooler Master Hyper N520 CPU Cooler

29 May 2009
  • Pros: Inexpensive Price., Quick and Easy installation., Good Performance for Budget Cooler., Well constructed.
  • Cons: Could include slightly better rated fans for improved performance.
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Cooler Master Hyper N520 review

The Guru of 3D
26 April 2009
  • Summary: The Cooler Master Hyper N520 is an interesting CPU cooler for the average PC consumer. It's not priced too high at 30 EUR. Though in USD the price could be a little lower as right now it starts at 40 USD.
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Overall 8

Coolermaster Hyper N520 Heatsink Review

25 April 2009
  • Summary: This tower heatsink stands out because its two 92mm fans are arranged in an offset push-pull formation. There are a couple reasons for offsetting the fans by 20mm that we'll touch on momentarily.
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Expert Review

Silent PC
19 March 2009
  • Summary: The Cooler Master Hyper N520 delivers good enough cooling performance, but its noise level is not really ideal for silent computing. There are positive aspects to its design, including the secure, not-too-tedious installation, the ability to point the fan airflow in any direction with either Intel...
  • Pros: Good cooling performance at >9V, Secure mounting system, Nice fit and finish, Fan direction controllable with both Intel and AMD socket boards.
  • Cons: Price, Not much smaller than better 120mm fan heatsinks, Cooling not good enough for price, Fans have bad acoustics
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Coolermaster Hyper N520

28 January 2009
  • Conclusion: Looking at the Hyper N520 I found myself very conflicted. The method of installation could be very difficult. Imagine having to remove the motherboard just to reseat the heatsink, something that should be simple.
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Cooler Master Hyper N520 Review

17 January 2009
  • Excerpt: Cooler Master brings us a new "budget" class heatsink with the Hyper N520. Keep an eye out for the big brother of the Hyper N520, the Hyper N620 featuring dual 120mm fans.
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Cooler Master Hyper N520 CPU Cooler Review

Hardware Canucks
5 July 2009
  • Conclusion: When it was all said and done and the fat lady had not only sung but left the building we were left with one heck of a good opinion of the Cooler Master N520. Actually, “good opinion” doesn't cover it, we LIKE this thing...we like it a LOT.
  • Pros: - Dual fan design, - Good performance from a 92mm size cooler, - Copper base, - Same installation and parts as the V series of CM coolers, - Top Quality material and construction, - Good size
  • Cons: - only 92mm fans, - not really designed for high end OC’ing, - While smaller than some still won’t fit in all HTPCs
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Expert Review

Tech Reviews
29 June 2009
  • Conclusion: Bottom line: If its silence you want, go back to the drawing board, if you want good performance from a trusted name at a great price then this is a brilliant choice.
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Cooler Master Hyper N520

1 week ago
  • Summary: Cooler Master har med deres Hyper N520 definitivt konstruert en god kjøler, men vi vegrer oss litt for å gi den vårt "anbefales"-stempel. Kjøleren viser til gode temperaturtester, monteringen er solid og den støtter mange sokler.
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