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Zalman CNPS10X Extreme
6.7 out of 10

Zalman CNPS10X Extreme

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Overall 2
2.0

Forgotten

Randal R., Newegg
14 June 2015
  • Summary: I ended up using my stock heat-sync and putting my own 6k rpm fan on it, stays really cool. I had totally forgotten about this heat-sync that I had bought until I reviewed my order history.
  • Pros: Good paperweight.
  • Cons: It never worked. Bad mounting, Unstable. Cpu was hotter then stock cooler. The fan was probably too slow.
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
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Features 10
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Performance 10
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Overall quality 10
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keeps i7-5930 cool

dave,, TigerDirect.com
28 February 2015
  • Summary: with a slight over-clocking - it still keeps cpu cool
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Overall 2
2.0

WRONG BRACKETS

ronald s., Newegg
16 February 2015
  • Summary: Will rethink buying from New Egg after this experience .
  • Pros: none....should have read other comments before I purchased.
  • Cons: Does not come with the right brackets to fit Athlon processors...even though it states it will fit...Do not buy. was sent this after return...Unfortunately, the below item(s) was physically damaged and beyond the applicable Newegg.com warranty coverage as indicated in our Standard Warranty Policy...
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Overall 10
10

Zalman CNPS10X Performa CPU cooler.

Anonymous, Newegg
2 February 2015
  • Summary: Zalman's paste is pretty good, I have found that Antecs Formula 7, Nano Diamond, is better. Newegg has it here. Good for 5C less in temps. My first generation i7 W3565 (i7 960) idles at 23C, loaded @33C. My 930, 2 940s and 2 950s are within 1C of this. All have Zalman coolers.
  • Pros: Sale price, rebate, free shipping. Very good cooler, I own a pair and a handful plus of Zalman coolers. This one, 5 tubes, 10 locations, bring hot air into the cooler. One piece bottom works better than separate tube or "direct contact". Have proved it. Compact, fits most Mid Tower cases. Fan sit...
  • Cons: ZERO!
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Overall 10
10

Sweet Cooler

Marshall E., Newegg
6 January 2015
  • Summary: I got this cooler for my I7 950 after my water cooler died(Came from cyberpower pc when I bought it on sale several years ago) The pump slowly died out on me over the last year. When it was doing its best it kept the temps down to about 38 at full load.
  • Pros: Great cooling and smaller than an old passive zalman cooler I had years ago
  • Cons: included fan will block memory with heatsinks that are tallie corsair vengeance. Included fan can only be mounted one direction.
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Overall 2
2.0

If it came with correct pieces it'd be great???

Sheryl G., Newegg
12 October 2014
  • Summary: I wrote a whole lot more than this, but it ate it, so I'll write only this: AMD AM3+ users: DO NOT BUY. KTHX.
  • Pros: Shiny?
  • Cons: Doesn't work. Incorrect AMD mounts. They came flat, with no bend on the end - will not fit FX boards.
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Overall 10
10

ZALMAN CNPS10X Performa 120mm Long life CPU Cooler

James N., Newegg
25 March 2014
  • Summary: i5 is in a roswill blackhawk and the amd is in a define xl r2 :) both big cases
  • Pros: it works extreamly well upgraded from 2 9500 yeah i have 2 of these 1 on a i5 4670 and the other on a amd a-10 6800k ..... on the i5 have fan that came with it and its so quite u cant hear it even when up close and personal and it a cold 17-20c idle and 30-39 c fully loaded :) the amd runs hotter...
  • Cons: they are big so do ur home work on ur cases make sure u can fit it :)
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Overall 8
8.0

Massive Cooler

Jonathan D., Newegg
24 March 2014
  • Summary: not so much of a con but an inconvenience so I'll put that here: it has a poor design in the bracket to secure the cooler to the cpu making for a more difficult installation then it needs to be and possibly damaging to cpu when removing if caution is not taken to remove screws in a diagonal format...
  • Pros: pushes alot of air, keeps notoriously hot running 8 core AMD chips cool
  • Cons: wont fit in some cases, in my case it was 2mm to tall to properly close the case door.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Austin R., Newegg
19 March 2014
  • Summary: There's newer stuff, but this thing is still good.
  • Pros: Cools quietly and efficiently.
  • Cons: Can't change to a different 120mm fan.
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Overall 4
4.0

Given wrong clips

Brian S., Newegg
6 March 2014
  • Pros: Have owned 4 of these, bought 5th just recently. These are good heatsinks/fans. Proper heat dissipation through the copper tubes, good overall airflow.
  • Cons: Bought 5th this past weekend. Wrong clips came in the box. I consider this a manufacture defect not the retailer as the retailer obviously does not pack the parts in the box. Submitted proof of purchase to Zalman customer service as well as called them.. No contact back for replacement. Good prod...
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