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Zalman ZM-NB47J
5.2 out of 10

Zalman ZM-NB47J

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Overall 6
6.0

Does The Job

Michael R., Newegg
29 July 2009
  • Summary: The original heat sink fan combination kept the temperature at 41/47C at Idle/Load respectively. W/O the fan the original heat sink kept the temperature at 44/49. The Zalman heat sink registers 43/48. The Zalman heat sink is much more massive than the original sink.
  • Pros: Allows me to run my desktop PC without the original noisy chipset fan.
  • Cons: Doesn't seem to cool much better than the original heat sink did with the fan disconnected.
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Overall 6
6.0

still hot

Anonymous, Newegg
7 November 2008
  • Summary: I never really heard my chipset fan anyway, but decided to give this a try because there's nothing that could "fail." However, I'm still not sure whether it cools better without the fan.
  • Pros: Easy to install, compact design.
  • Cons: The heat sink gets really hot. It makes me question the effectiveness of its heat dissipating capabilities.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not for chipsets without a heat spreader

Derek K., Newegg
6 June 2008
  • Summary: Installed on a Gigabyte GA-MA770-DS3. Fits with a Cooler Master Gemini II on the cpu.
  • Pros: Cheaper replacement then ordering a replacement factory part. Does about the same job.
  • Cons: Difficult to install. I spent a good deal of time making sure the push pins lined up. You have to continuously adjust the metal arms until its perfect. Only lowered temps by a small margin, 3'C and I have plenty of arctic silver 5 on the core. Does not include any rubber risers for chipsets that ...
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Overall 6
6.0

Not that much what I expected

Yunchur L., Newegg
30 April 2008
  • Pros: Blue shape tall design is nice feature to have.
  • Cons: Installation process makes me puzzled a little bit as to using hook, but it was not hard at all. Wish there is some sort of thermal past spreader. I am using Abit K7 motherboard and its northbridge chipset is really hot. Replacing lousy stock cooling fan with this heatsink is not a good idea. Lat...
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Overall 6
6.0

ZALMAN ZM-NB47J Heatsinks only

Montreal, pricebat.ca
17 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Less costly replacement then ordering a replacement factory component. Does about the similar job. Tricky to set up. I spent a fantastic deal of time creating positive the push pins lined up. You have to continuously adjust the metal arms until its ideal.
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Overall 6
6.0

ZALMAN ZM-NB47J Heatsinks only

Sloan, pricebat.ca
21 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Makes it possible for me to run my desktop Computer with no the original noisy chipset fan. Doesn't seem to cool considerably far better than the original heat sink did with the fan disconnected. The original heat sink fan combination kept the temperature at 41ኋC at Idle/Load respectively.
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Overall 6
6.0

ZALMAN ZM-NB47J Heatsinks only

Malloren, pricebat.ca
13 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Blue shape tall design is great function to have. Installation approach makes me puzzled a tiny bit as to using hook, but it was not tricky at all. Wish there is some sort of thermal past spreader. I am working with Abit K7 motherboard and its northbridge chipset is really hot.
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Overall 6
6.0

ZALMAN ZM-NB47J Heatsinks only

Kyros, pricebat.ca
17 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Straightforward to install, compact style. The heat sink gets truly hot. It makes me question the effectiveness of its heat dissipating capabilities. I by no means really heard my chipset fan anyway, but decided to give this a attempt mainly because there's absolutely nothing that could "fail.
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