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Zalman's New ZM-DF12 Fans Have Hub Control Button
Jun 20, 2014 - in News
Zalman's new fan looks like lightning, and might make as much noise as well.
Zalman Announces its 240 mm Reserator 3 Max Dual
Apr 22, 2014 - in News
Zalman now has a 240 mm version of the Reserator 3 Max.
Your Top Picks: Tom's Hardware Forums' Q4 2013 BestConfigs
Dec 1, 2013 - in Reviews
Have you ever come up with your own idea for a killer rig? Don't forget to tell us about it on the Tom's Hardware forums. The following ten setups were configured by forum members and chosen as winners in the Q4 2013 BestConfigs Poll.
Thermal Paste Comparison, Part Two: 39 Products Get Tested
Oct 20, 2013 - in Reviews
It's time for the numbers. In addition to testing liquid metal compounds and thermally conductive adhesives, each paste is discussed on its own merits before we chart out the results of four usage cases. After all, these products behave differently.
Four New Closed-Loop Liquid Coolers Versus Noctua's NH-D14
Oct 6, 2013 - in Reviews
Four new closed-loop liquid coolers seek to improve thermal performance in a number of ways. We certainly understand the benefits of these configurations, but can they out-do the reigning air-cooling champion, Noctua's NH-D14? Check out our benchmarks.
Zalman Introduces The Ultra-Compact CNPOS2X CPU Cooler
Jul 15, 2013 - in News
Zalman has released a new CPU cooler, the CNPS2X.
Nine Big Air Coolers For Intel's Haswell CPUs, Reviewed
Jul 14, 2013 - in Reviews
Intel's Haswell-based CPUs have a unique cooling problem that leaves many overclockers in a quandary. Today, we're rounding up nine different sink and fan combinations to see if any can contend with the fourth-gen Core processor's copious heat.
Four More Sub-$100 Cases For Your Gaming Build, Reviewed
May 28, 2013 - in Reviews
Our second group of value-oriented cases looked good in the photo preview, but we really wanted to see how they’d perform with a load of hot gaming hardware. Will these beat their predecessors in terms of quality, feature, hardware support, or value?
In Pictures: Four More Sub-$100 Cases For Your 2013 Gaming Build
May 21, 2013 - in Picture Story
We continue our search for the ultimate sub-$100 gaming case with a photo spread of features from BitFenix's Shinobi, Enermax's Ostrog GT, Rosewill's R5, and Zalman's MS800 Plus. Stay tuned for the in-depth review of all four enclosures, coming soon!
Your Top Picks: Tom's Hardware Forums' Q1 2013 BestConfigs
Mar 10, 2013 - in Reviews
So you like our System Builder Marathon? Ever come up with your own idea for a killer rig? Don't forget to tell us about it on the Tom's Hardware forums. The following ten setups were configured by forum members and chosen in Q1 2013 BestConfigs Poll.
Two Zalman CPU Coolers Pick Up CES 2013 Awards
Jan 14, 2013 - in News
Two Zalman CPU coolers won the Innovations Design and Engineering Award at CES 2013
Tom's Hardware Approved CPU Cooler Zalman LQ320 on Sale
Jan 2, 2013 - in News
Get a special deal on our approved liquid cooler.
Four Closed-Loop CPU Coolers Take On Noctua's NH-D14
Dec 30, 2012 - in Reviews
Closed-loop liquid coolers relieve stress from our motherboards, without the portability and maintenance issues of traditional open-loop kits. Are these the best devices for system builders who plan to move their machines and want to avoid damage?
Zalman Debuts Two New Z9 Cases
Dec 7, 2012 - in News
Zalman has expanded the existing Z9 case series with two new "Plus" models.
Zalman Launches High-End CPU Cooler CNPS9900DF
Aug 30, 2012 - in News
Zalman's newest CPU air cooler features a dual-fan design in a push-pull configuration.
System Builder Marathon, June 2012: $2000 Performance PC
Jun 3, 2012 - in Reviews
After a little inflation over the past few quarters, we chop $600 off of the most recent build. Is there such a thing as more performance from a smaller budget? Thanks to Intel's Ivy Bridge architecture and GeForce GTX 680, the answer is: sometimes.
Does Your SSD's File System Affect Performance?
Apr 12, 2012 - in Reviews
SSDs serve up data quickly, and prices are low enough that some enthusiasts may want SSDs for data storage. Does the file system you use matter? We compare performance between FAT32, NTFS, and the newer exFAT file systems on two popular SSD architectures.
System Builder Marathon, March 2012: System Value Compared
Mar 28, 2012 - in Reviews
Three different builders took two different approaches this quarter. Paul and Don struck out in search of more graphics performance, while Thomas gave up some GPU horsepower in favor of a stronger CPU. Whose strategy paid off? It's time to compare!
Big Air: 14 LGA 2011-Compatible Coolers For Core i7-3000, Reviewed
Feb 15, 2012 - in Reviews
Do Intel’s Core i7-3000-series CPUs really need closed-loop liquid cooling? Today we're testing fourteen different LGA 2011-compatible air coolers on an overclocked Core i7-3960X in order to determine whose is the most effective.
In Pictures: 14 LGA 2011 Coolers For Your Core i7-3000 CPU
Feb 6, 2012 - in Picture Story
Do LGA 2011-based processors really need to be matched up to closed-loop liquid coolers? Not at all. We collected 14 different high-end heat sink kits able to do the job with air. Keep an eye out for our upcoming performance write-up, too!
Power Supply Reference: Consumption, Savings, And More
Jan 10, 2012 - in Reviews
In this final excerpt from Scott Mueller's Upgrading And Repairing PCs, 20th Edition, we examine a number of power supply usage factors including power consumption calculations, power savings, power protection systems, and troubleshooting.
Zalman's F1 Series SSDs Hit the Market (in Japan)
Dec 27, 2011 - in News
Zalman's newest line of solid state drives, the F1-series, is slated for launch tomorrow in Japan.
Power Supply 101: A Reference Of Specifications
Dec 13, 2011 - in Reviews
Today's article contains everything you've ever wanted to know about PC power supply specifications. Form factor dimensions, cable end pinouts, voltage/amp/watt specifications, and even compatibility issues are covered in this comprehensive reference!
Zalman Releases a Triple Fan CNPS12X CPU Cooler
Oct 14, 2011 - in News
Zalman has officially released the CNPS12X CPU cooler, with its three ... yes, I said ... three 120mm fans and two circular VFP dual heatsinks.
Tom's Hardware: Zotac GeForce GTX 580 Amp2! Edition and Zalman 1000 W PSU Giveaway
Apr 25, 2011 - in News
Retweet @TomsHardware to win nearly $850 in hardware!
CES 2011 Wrap-Up: Stuff We Almost Missed
Jan 23, 2011 - in Picture Story
While our news team set off to cover big events, our editorial team covered closed-door meetings. We did get a bit of time to walk the show's floor, however, in search of updates from some of your favorite brands, including notebooks, PSUs, and storage.
Zalman Updates Case and Cooling Collection
Jan 9, 2011 - in News
CNPS11X Extreme and GS1200 top Korean firm's 2011 models.
Zalman's CNPS11X Extreme Gets V-Shape Design
Jan 6, 2011 - in News
Zalman's new CNPS11X Extreme features a custom heatpipe and a V-shaped dual heatsink design.
Gigabyte, Patriot, Zalman, Holiday Contests!
Dec 31, 2010 - in News
Happy holidays from Zalman, Gigabyte and Patriot!
Thermalright's Shaman VGA Cooler: The Quiet Giant?
Dec 27, 2010 - in Reviews
Thermalright's Shaman is the largest VGA cooler we've ever seen. Having recently reviewed three competing aftermarket graphics cooling solutions, we're eager to find out if size really matters when it comes to overclocking the ultra-hot GeForce GTX 480.