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[TPU] Zalman Displays CNPS12X, Massive CPU Cooler

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http://www.techpowerup.com/146801/Za...PU-Cooler.html
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The CNPS12X is a faint tribute to the round fin-ring design heatsink, except that it's not. It is a double-tower type heatsink, with ring-like aluminum fin stacks. Unlike with true ring-type heatsinks where fins would propagate along the main heat pipes, on CNPS12X, they pass straight upwards from the base. The heat pipes pass through the first fin stack, through a base where they make direct contact with the CPU, and then on through the second fin stack.
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Wow, that is ugly and cool at the same time
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post #3 of 58
ugly? it looks awesome
    
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post #4 of 58
C'mon Zalman, how about making a new TNN case?
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post #5 of 58
Meh, never really cared for Zalman OR heatsinks with built in fans. I like to be able to take it apart and swap em out. It is pretty good size, though, so idk..
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Its been a long time since I can say I was impressed by one of Zalmans designs. This I must say, is rather excellent
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post #7 of 58
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Originally Posted by darthjoe229 View Post
It is pretty good size, though, so idk..
I think they're trying to show how it might not affect ram slots.
    
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post #8 of 58
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Originally Posted by SamuelL421 View Post
Its been a long time since I can say I was impressed by one of Zalmans designs. This I must say, is rather excellent
Zalman's craftmanship is always top notch but the performance of their products always leave something to be desired.

I would wait till actual reviews of the cooler before getting impressed.
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post #9 of 58
All that weight on the socket.
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post #10 of 58
What is the benefit in making the edges round? They have space that they chose not to use...
 
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