Re: Zalman 7000-Cu or 7000-AlCu

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by John Smith, Jun 24, 2003.

  1. John Smith

    John Smith Guest

    The correct model is CNPS7000-AlCu?

    J.


    "John Smith" <> wrote in message
    news:eek:MKIa.466$...
    > Also, have these ones now replaced the flower as the 'better' coolers in
    > terms of noise? Or did the flower occupy too much room?
    >
    > J.
    >
    > "Frank Weston" <> wrote in message
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    > > I can't say about the CU vs the AL, but I just set up a Z-7000-CU on my

    > new
    > > P4 2.8 mildly overclocked to 3.3. CPU temp at idle is 27 C and running
    > > Prime95 about 40 C. I can't hear the fan at all. The 7000-CU is a

    great
    > > piece of equipment, and I wouldn't worry too much about the extra bucks

    or
    > > weight if you can get the kind of performance I'm getting.
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > "The 5th Quincunx" <> wrote in message
    > > news:3ef179c5$0$31526$...
    > > > I'm after a quiet, performance heatsink, and the Zalman 7000 seems to

    be
    > > the
    > > > pick of the bunch. I've found a range of reviews for either the all

    > copper
    > > > 7000-Cu, or the Aluminium Copper composite 7000-AlCu. The Copper

    version
    > > is
    > > > noticeably heavier and costlier - which isn't good, but would be

    > tolerated
    > > > if it performed noticeably better. However, the AlCu reviews I've seen
    > > > suggested that the Aluminium fins compensate for the better heat
    > > > conductivity of the copper, by being better heat-shedders. Or

    something
    > > like
    > > > that. Accordingly, I can't find many suggestions that the extra 10

    bucks
    > > and
    > > > 500 grams of the copper unit is money well spent.
    > > >
    > > > Has anyone either read a head to head comparison review, or used both

    > > units?
    > > > I don't mind the extra outlay or out-of-spec weight if the performance

    > is
    > > > justified. So, is it?
    > > >
    > > >

    > >
    > >

    >
    >
    John Smith, Jun 24, 2003
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