CES 2012 CoverageBosco - January 19, 2012
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Zalman also brought a number of cooling products with it the the show. The ZM-NC3500 notebook cooler features a slim, mesh design compatible with notebooks up to 17". The 220mm fan features adjustable speed control to give the user freedom to adjust as necessary. There are four USB 2.0 ports as well as a USB power supply. The ZM-NC3500 Plus also features an internal two channel USB soundcard, amplifier, and 40mm built-in speaker. There was another new notebook cooler on display, the ZM-NC11. It also supports notebooks up to 17" with a 220mm fan. the rubber grip-strips prevent the notebook from sliding around.
There were also a number of CPU coolers available for display, both standalone and mounted on motherboards. The CNPS12X was one of the new coolers on display, and it is a very large cooler. The fan features blue LEDs, and a dual air intake structure. It is made of copper and aluminum and weights 1000 grams. The six high performance heatpipes use direct touch and interactive heat transfer technology to keep your CPU running nice and cold. The all-in-one clip design makes for an easy installation on several Intel and AMD sockets.
The CNPS10X Optima is another new cooler that was on display. It has a copper base with aluminum fins and weighs in at 630 grams. There are four direct touch heatpipes with a 120mm fan to blow air across the heatsink. The design allows for the possibility of another fan, and also supports a wide array of Intel and AMD sockets.
Zalman also brought a number of its current heatsink models, starting with the CNPS11X Performa. The V shaped dual heatsink is made of copper and aluminum, and has a number of heatpipes that run along the fins. The CNPS9900 Max is a copper heatsink that features black nickel plating. The 135mm fan is lit up with either blue or red LEDs. Three heatpipes bring the cooling power to the 755 gram heatsink.