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Zalman has officially released the CNPS12X CPU cooler, with its three ... yes, I said ... three 120mm fans and two circular VFP dual heatsinks.

This massive cooler measures in at 5.95 (L) x 5.20 (W) x 6.06 (H) inches, weighs 2.2 pounds and has three 120mm Long Life Bearing fans boasting blue LEDs. The fans have two fan modes - Quiet (850 to 1100 RPM operating speed, up to 22 dBA output sound) and Performance (950 to 1200 RPM / up to 24 dBA).

Source: Toms Hardware
http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/Zalman...ews-36724.html
 
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post #2 of 58
Looks pretty cool. Hope it works well. I was less than impressed with my older Zalmans.
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post #3 of 58
Looks very interesting But seems heavy :/

I switched to an H50 from my Ninja 3
cuz my rig gets handled a lot.
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post #4 of 58
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Personally i used to love Zalman Coolers, but when you have them in your system for a month you realise it's nothing more than a dust collector. It really does suck in all the dust and just sticks to it.
 
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post #5 of 58
Looks like it might beat the mighty NH-D14 if this review is to be believed:




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Edit: I misread the review, they put it up against the NH-C14

Edited by GingerJohn - 10/14/11 at 1:49pm
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post #6 of 58
Looks sexy if you ask me
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post #7 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Personally i used to love Zalman Coolers, but when you have them in your system for a month you realise it's nothing more than a dust collector. It really does suck in all the dust and just sticks to it.
This. Pretty to look at sometimes...but...
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post #8 of 58
It is about time Zalman step it up again.
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post #9 of 58
If it works, more power to them. I just think that the inability (or difficulty if it's possible) to change fans ruins it in the eyes of most enthusiasts who would buy a heatsink at that price point.
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post #10 of 58
Going against a low profile cooler like that c14 isn't exactly stepping it up..
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