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Can't Touch This! A Comparison of 46 CPU Coolers

Zalman CNPS3100G (Gold): The Crowning Glory In Gold

Zalman CNPS3100G.

Zalman CNPS3100G.

It's almost unbelievable! The rare precious metal gold has never before been used in a heat sink. The Zalman CNPS3100G consists of a heat sink with a 0.3 mm thick gold coating covering the pure copper core. This allows it to obtain the best cooling scores of all the Zalman coolers we tested (44 degrees), even though, objectively speaking, 44 degrees is not fantastic.