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Zalman CNPS7000B-Cu
5.4 out of 10

Zalman CNPS7000B-Cu

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Overall 8
8.0

Zalman 7000 Asus M32N SLI

marvin r., Newegg
5 January 2008
  • Summary: I took little doing to get every thing right from tear down to up and back running it took 2 hours. The Zalman 7000 replaced my Old Artic pro 64. Would do it again but you have to mod the mounting brackets to get it to work. Theres NO way the Bracket Zalman send you for AMD will work.
  • Pros: Fit very Good Cools great AMD 5400 O/C 8% runs at 33 C, Clears ram slots not to big and bulky. Clears the Asus M32N SLI heatpipes no bending or cutting, the cooper fins on the Zalman go's good with the cooper heat pipes on the M/B.
  • Cons: Had to Mod the mounting brackets to get it to work end up using the Intel P-4 Brackets due to to mounts on the M/B (Used the Stock mounting Back Bracket for the M/B) had to Pick up new holes cut and some grinding down the Zalman Bracket to get it to work.
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Overall 8
8.0

Does its job

Anonymous, Newegg
9 July 2007
  • Summary: needs to be a bit taller it hung over 2 of my RAM slots and I couldn't use dual channel.
  • Pros: Works as advertised. I noticed an immediate drop in system temps. I have used it for over a year.
  • Cons: Collects dust like an old lady collects cats.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Stephen B., Newegg
29 April 2007
  • Pros: Finally got the CPU temp in my kid's gaming rig to drop below 50C with an extreme 3 GHZ P4 and not have to listen to all the high temp alarms
  • Cons: I dropped this down aa egg because it didn't come with the motherboard bracket for a socket 478 P4. I have an OEM Intel motherboard which didn't have the funky plastic base for the CPU cooler - I had to "rob" one from another Intel cooler
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Overall 8
8.0

Some advice

Austin R., Newegg
11 April 2007
  • Summary: if you are using the larger LGA 775 (pentium D, Conroe) you need to get a bracket to fit on the motherboard. for good effective cooling make sure and use a good thermal compound. like Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound.
  • Pros: this is a very nice heat sink / fan setup, quiet, potentially good heat removal (see cons)
  • Cons: none, see other thoughts
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Overall 8
8.0

Good upgrade

William F., Newegg
24 October 2006
  • Summary: 44c@idle stock, 33@idle zalman, Prime95 - 56c@load stock, 50c@load zalman. AMD64XP3000+(1800mhz) oc to 2106mhz. Abit AV8 board, was barely able to intall ram in slot 1 after zalman was in.
  • Pros: Does better job at cool than stock heatsink, but I expected more. I did not have a problem installing this, just follow the intructions, time consuming but not hard.
  • Cons: Big, almost too big.
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Overall 8
8.0

Woo

William S., Newegg
20 October 2006
  • Summary: I'm so happy to be able to game again.
  • Pros: The fan appears solid, the heatsink itself is the size of a large fist, my Athlon 64 3300+ is running at ~35c -upper 40s lower 50s under load. Compair to 46c and 65-75c with load with stock heatsink.
  • Cons: It's the size of a large fist. Some motherboards and cases will not allow for such a massive device.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Shashi B., Newegg
8 August 2006
  • Summary: very expensive
  • Pros: looks great, cools well
  • Cons: big, heavy, worked well for 3 mounths(cooled xp3000 by 10 deg) then temps went back to stock fan temps!
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Overall 8
8.0

Great, but can be improved

John S., Newegg
24 March 2006
  • Summary: The fan controller can go in favor of lower price. Would be nice to see FDB bearing fan introduced.
  • Pros: Quieter and lower temps than stock AMD cooler, looks nice, long-life fan, comes with thermal compound (although I used my own).
  • Cons: For some reason, on my Asus mobo, it does not tighten down as much as I would like. There is still a little "play" between the cooler and the CPU, expensive, not as nice looking at the T* Blue Or*.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Tim T., Newegg
9 March 2006
  • Summary: Overall good product if you have space in your computer.
  • Pros: Excellent Cooling and Heat Spread. Perfect Design and Virtually No Sound.
  • Cons: Its big. Wires do get in the way. And the adjustable speed control is kinda a hassle to mess with as it mounts onto your case. Not attractive and a pain.
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Overall 8
8.0

not that quiet

Anonymous, Newegg
30 January 2006
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