Zalman CNPS 9900 DF review
Posted by Hilbert Hagedoorn on: 11/16/2012 09:11 AM [ 0 comment(s) ]
As always, the packaging -- so that you know what to look for in the stores. Everything is packaged and bundled safely in the carton.
A bit of a shortcoming with the cooling solution is that you can't swap out the factory installed fan and replace it with your own fans. We spot a bucket load of common components delivered with the package, which usually indicates a nasty installation procedure.
- Clip Support
- Thermal Grease (ZM-STG2)
- Nuts & Nut (Slide) Caps
- Nipples A
- Fixing Nuts
- Loading Block
- Double-Sided Tape
- Users Manual
So summed up, once unboxed you'll spot the cooling unit consisting of the heatsink assembly, fan and brackets + back plate that support a wide range of AMD and Intel processors. A little thermal paste is included as well. Also included is a special screwdriver slash wrench, extra long, we'll show you why later on in the article.
The cooler is nice and big at dimensions of 140(L) x 100(W) x 154(H)mm. It weighs 850g. The two fans can be used in PWM mode controlled by your motherboard, you can have it rotate at 100% the fans spin at a maximum of 1400 RPM.
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