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post #1 of 11
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The price doesn't do the justice for this cooler. People tend to ignore just because it is priced in midrange . It the best cooler for the money and better than many other expensive ones out there.
post #2 of 11
yes I have it

cpu never pass 46c even with the high temp in my country...even with prime95

33c ambient temp right now and the cpu is idling at 29c !!
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How can your cpu idle at under ambient temp with air cooling? 33°c is mighty hot to be sitting around in, you don't have ac?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by robchaos View Post
How can your cpu idle at under ambient temp with air cooling? 33°c is mighty hot to be sitting around in, you don't have ac?
Lol. Unless it's breaking the laws of physics, it can't.

Many will argue the 212+ has a better price/performance, and the Mugen is superior in the Performa's price range. There's nothing wrong with either of them.
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post #5 of 11
because zalman has always sacrificed price for performance in their brand, and thus doing so made their customer look away at cheaper and better alternatives.
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Nah, its a quantum cooler. The atoms nside the heat sink are quantumly entangled with atoms inside your icebox. It's not breaking the laws of physics, just bringing new ones to light.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by robchaos View Post
How can your cpu idle at under ambient temp with air cooling? 33°c is mighty hot to be sitting around in, you don't have ac?
yeah I was looking at the lower temps not actual, but anyway, close

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post #8 of 11
But is that the ambient temp in the room where the computer is located or is that the temp for mejicanos, slv outside? that would be like computing in a sauna.
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post #9 of 11
If you shop around is can get a Zalman CNSP10x Performa for a good price .. I picked up mine from amazon a couple weeks ago on sale for $30 shipped & at that price point it stomps the crap outa anything else.
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post #10 of 11
It's about $40 on newegg and amazon with free shipping right now, how does it compare with Frio and Mugen 2 and others in the $40-60 range?
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