CNPS 6500B-AlCu P4 Socket 478 Cooler
by David, 24 May 2002
heatsinks nowadays all look the same, if not similar in design. More often than
not, those heatsinks also require the use of high flow fans, to allow for faster
removal of heat from the CPU. These high flow fans produce large amounts of noise,
making your computer sound like a mini-hovercraft.
Zalman. Zalman is a name long associated with silent cooling solutions for personal
computers, combining good performance with good looks. They coined the term 'CNPS'
of 'Computer Noise Prevention System' sometime ago, and as such, their product
line is aimed at allowing the computer enthusiast to obtain the best performance
from his or her computer, while maintaining a minimum noise level.
known for their flower shaped heatsinks, Zalman provides solutions for both Intel
and AMD processor users. I've had the opportunity to check out their older models,
namely the CNPS 3100,
the CNPS5000 Plus,
as well as their graphics cooling solution, the ZM17-Cu.
I am pleased to present a review of Zalman's P4 Socket 478 solution, the CNPS6500B
AlCu. Based on their well known flower design, this heatsink is a hybrid of copper
check out the specifications for this baby.