Zalman CNPS9700 LED

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Grope4luna

I love the cooling this fan provided, but putting it in was interesting. All I needed to do was remove the stock heatsink and fan, clean the old thermal paste off, and install this item. But as I was installing it I felt liquid running down my fingers and onto my Mobo?!?! I cut the HELL out of my hands and didn't even realize it. Those cooling fins are RAZOR sharp. After gently cleaning my Mobo and wrapping my hands in band-aids I got it in and everything was good.

I completely agree with what the other poster said. BE CAREFUL! YOU WILL CUT YOUR HANDS!

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L_M_Damiani

With the aid of a flat blade screwdriver, YES, the Zalman CNPS9700 LED HSF was realively easy to install on my A8N32-SLI Deluxe mobo.
Nevertheless, several small lascerations resulted. The coppper fin edges are extremely sharp.

REST = 35 degrees C
LOAD = 45 degrees C - CPU Burn In
Ambient temp = 73 degrees F

Lian-Li mid-tower, PC P&C Turbo-Cool 510 SLI/Express, ASUS A8N32 SLI Deluxe, FX-60 @ 2.8 GHz, Zalman CNPS9700 LED, 2GB Mushkin DDR PC3500, 2 eVGA 8600GT’s on SLI, Dual 74GB Raptors in RAID 0, WD 250GB HDD, Lite-On DVD-ROM, Plextor 716A, SB Audigy 2ZS & FDD/5-1 Media Reader.

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