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Cooler Master Hyper N520
5.8 out of 10

Cooler Master Hyper N520

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2.0

STUCK!! DO NOT RECOMEND

Eric H., Newegg
8 October 2014
  • Summary: Will be that last thing I ever buy from Cool master if they don't make this right.
  • Pros: fits my case without taking any ram slots
  • Cons: I installed my Cooler Master Hyper N520 and it works fine, except for i installed it right side up with the logo up right turns out the fans are on the cooler the wrong way (intake on outtake and outtake on intake). So a little irritated i take my computer tower back apart to find out that I cant...
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't get this for LGA 1150... Just.. Don't.

Steve A., Newegg
12 March 2014
  • Pros: Seems like it'll be awesome for boards where it actually fits.
  • Cons: This was clearly not made for LGA 1150. Installation is a major pain, and very stressful.
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Overall 2
2.0

Stay Away

Matthew B., Newegg
21 February 2014
  • Summary: Save your self the headache and get a Noctua. They do cost more but you get what you pay for and that is a good mounting bracket solid performing air cooler. Should have just got it to start with.
  • Pros: The only pro for this is the cooling tower is a good size.
  • Cons: I replaced this with a Noctua NH-U12S about 3 weeks after installing this hunk of junk. The mounting bracket is terrible. There is no way to get a good fit when the mounting screws spin in the bracket. As a result a mild OC on my i7 4770k idled in the 60-70s running prime95 forget it rocketed up ...
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Overall 2
2.0

Cheap parts - beware

John Tucker, Amazon
25 July 2013
  • Summary: The machine screws that hold the bracket to the heat plate have heads that are so thin that when I attached the cooler to the back plate and tightened finger tight two of them broke off. I wouldn't recommend this cooler.
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Overall 2
2.0

Four 5 cent screws ruin a $50 CPU cooler

Amazon Customer, Amazon
25 July 2013
  • Summary: It's amazing how something so small can ruin a very important mechanism. Such is the case with the Cool Master N520 CPU cooler. The copper core to which the copper pipes are attached,...that flat hunk of copper that makes contact with the top of the CPU..
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