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My specs are below, do you think this is the best air cooler, will it be the best suited air cooler for me? (Zalman CNPS9500 is only 12.5cm high)

Bear in mind my case is only (From base of mobo) 17cm wide, and I live in Australia, so I can't get every part in the world.

E.g. I can't have the Tuniq Tower 120 as it is too tall. (It's 17.5cm)

Tnx all!

:::EDIT:::
Zalman CNPS9500 - http://www.pcsilent.de/ppic_MAXI_zal...cnps9500at.jpg

ZALMAN CNPS7700 -(6.7cm high) http://www.multimediapc.nl/images/7700_cu.jpg

Which one's Better
Edited by AUS.R34P3R - 6/14/08 at 1:40am
 
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post #2 of 16
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Originally Posted by james.ciesla View Post
My specs are below, do you think this is the best air cooler, will it be the best suited air cooler for me? (Zalman CNPS9500 is only 12.5cm high)

Bear in mind my case is only (From base of mobo) 17cm high, and I live in Australia, so I can't get every part in the world.

E.g. I can't have the Tuniq Tower 120 as it is too tall. (It's 17.5cm)

Tnx all!
With that height limit and a dual core processor, the zalman 9500 should be capable of cooling your CPU, add some OCZ Freeze, the one that comes with the zalman are pretty bad.

My friend uses the Zalman 9500 for his quad, his temperature are 36-41celcius with artic silver 5 [that f@tarsh applied my whole tube of AS5] -_-,anyway so with a dual core, u be getting mid 30s or lower, with OCZ freeze that is.
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post #3 of 16
A CNPS9500 is a pretty decent heatsink. It keeps my E6550 under 50C load, and I would recommend it to you
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For your dual core CPU, the Zalman CNPS9500 should be more than adequate.
    
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post #5 of 16
I'd shoot for the Thermalright Ultima 90 or another 92mm cooler with a non-proprietary fan if at all possible. Or even consider a downdraft-style cooler with a 120mm fan. I just don't care for proprietary fans anymore.
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new case and a TRUE?
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post #7 of 16
The 9500 should be fine for your duo. I have one cooling one of my quads right now.
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new case and a TRUE?
can anyone say lol? ::LOL::
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TT Typhoon is possible.
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post #10 of 16
zalman 9500 is a decent cooler for a dual core or quad as long as you don't go for a big clock 400-600mhz should cool it good. I had my e6600 on a zalman 9500@3400mhz and it never passes 56c both been lapped tho. And my friend has a q6600 on one @ 3ghz and it never passes 55c.
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