Zalman CNPS8000A Low Profile CPU Cooler Evaluated
Posted 17 November 2010 - 04:19 AM
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Posted 17 November 2010 - 04:27 AM
I dig the design of the Heatsink/Fan. Its nice seeing just the Blades of a fan gives it a real unique look IMO.
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Posted 17 November 2010 - 05:51 AM
But the price is pretty darn good, so I'd consider this if I were working on a budget build.
Posted 17 November 2010 - 03:36 PM
I guess it would depend on the case, but the cooler is only 66mm high (approx. 2 1/2"), so it should fit in most HTPC/SFF cases.
I dunno, it has it's own little niche I guess. It's too small to give great performance, and yet too big to put into an HTPC or SFF case.
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