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poor job by zalman's pr team for not specifying the shroud could be removed. at least, I think that's who should be responsible for making reviewers aware of that option.
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post #42 of 70
all i have to say is at least Zalman took their heads out of their you know and designed the 9xxxseries with a bolt threw instead of the previous design which feels like ur gonna break ur mobo.
post #43 of 70
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poor job by zalman's pr team for not specifying the shroud could be removed. at least, I think that's who should be responsible for making reviewers aware of that option.
Did you see the manual in post #34?

The entire 3rd page of the manual explains how to remove it and it says right on the top of the page (here is the entire 3rd page Step 3 of installation:

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Did you see the manual in post #34?

The entire 3rd page of the manual explains how to remove it and it says right on the top of the page (here is the entire 3rd page Step 3 of installation:

Wow... so much for reading the instructions.
    
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post #45 of 70
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Did you see the manual in post #34?

The entire 3rd page of the manual explains how to remove it and it says right on the top of the page (here is the entire 3rd page Step 3 of installation:
well in that case the fault falls solely on the reviewers. still, a lot of times on hardware, there are stickers that say "remove before using".
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post #46 of 70
Lol

Actually the plastic gives a nice glow when the LEDs are on

but still plastic looks cheap. The 9900 seems to have so little surface area. It's like for show rather than performance. =/

And extremely overpriced. Cut to half and people might consider it for looks.
post #47 of 70
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At this age and time if you can't release a better cooler than the TRUE than you might just not release one at all.
qft. unless it's half the price (installed w/ fan) like the xiggy lol.
post #48 of 70
I have this and yes they screwed by not putting information in box on removing the plastic cover, this also could of been a shipping error where it was forgotten. But any way i am a zalman fan an always got great proformance out of there products. Its better than having a huge ugly block in my case. This is better than the 9700NT Ultra i have E8400 and it running @ 18c but its in Antec 1200 case.
    
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post #49 of 70
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I have this and yes they screwed by not putting information in box on removing the plastic cover, this also could of been a shipping error where it was forgotten. But any way i am a zalman fan an always got great proformance out of there products. Its better than having a huge ugly block in my case. This is better than the 9700NT Ultra i have E8400 and it running @ 18c but its in Antec 1200 case.
How is it Zalman's fault?

The fact that most reviewers didn't take off the plastic cover just proves most people don't give a dang about instructions
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post #50 of 70
LOL, megafail review! How can the reviewers not read the instuctions?
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