Zalman CNPS9900 Max

  • Zalman CNPS9900 Max
83
Based on 12 scores, 24 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Relatively small design.
  • BlackPearl Nickel Plating.
  • Red or Blue LEDs.

Cons:

  • Subpar cooling.
  • Expensive.

Expert reviews and ratings

By ThinkComputers on 80

The Zalman CNPS9900 MAX CPU cooler is a decent CPU cooler. It’s got good looks with the nickel plated design and blue or red LEDs for the fan, but I was sort of surprised to see the results of the testing. It’s been a while since I last...

By Bit-tech.net on 70

While the CNPS9900-MAX Blue returned some excellent results, it’s also very expensive, retailing for £49. This is £11 more expensive than the Frio, and in both our test systems, the matched or bettered its performance and was quieter....

By APC Magazine on 70

If you've been reading our Overclocking 101 guide and have been bitten by the overclocking bug, you're probably in the market for a new heatsink/fan combination. You'll need something that can tame a CPU roaring along at 4GHz, yet won't...

By SilentPC Review on -

Zalman CNPS9900 MAX When Zalman released the CNPS10X line, we expected the long-lived flower heatsink design to walk off into the sunset for a well-deserved retirement. The CNPS9000 series has failed to perform effectively against conventional tower...

By Overclock3D on 67

The video was lengthy enough to cover pretty much every point of the cooler, but we will just cover the main points here quickly. A major plus point of this cooler is you will not have any issues what so ever with ram height compatibility, this is a...

By Hardware Secrets on -

Today we are testing the top-shelf CPU air cooler from Zalman, the CNPS9900 MAX, which has two circular heatsinks, three heatpipes and a 135 mm LED fan. Let's check if its performance.The box of the CNPS9900 MAX is made of card paper, with a...

By Maximum PC on 90

Where did this come from? We were ready to write Zalman off for good. Its much-beloved 9000-series copper heatsinks (culminating in the CNPS9900, which received a Kick Ass award in March 2009) were blown away by the advent of skyscraper-style coolers...

By Overclockers Club on -

The Zalman CNPS9900 MAX is a very strong performer, and brings a lot of attractive features to the table. It is relatively compact compared to other high end heatsinks, has a mirror-polished base, and is lightweight. Not only does it come close to...

By FrostyTech on 91

The CNPS9900 Max heatsink has a total heat dissipation surface area on the order of 5402cm2, stands 150mm tall and weighs 755 grams. The manufacturer claims max heat capacity is a whopping 300W! CPU compatibility extends to Intel socket...

By techPowerUp! on 79

With the CNPS9900 MAX, Zalman made another attempt to show that its copper fin ring type heatsinks are still competent in handling thermal loads of today's CPUs, and still competitive with the tower-type heatsinks that are pretty-much the norm these...

By Guru of 3D on -

Zalman over the years has been hard at work placing some very popular CPU coolers on the market. The one that everybody remembers and still is going strong where the initial CNPS (Computer Noise Prevention System) CPU cooler, the copper somewhat...

By Real World Labs on -

The CNPS9900 MAX by Zalman continues the barrel design saga with great performance and stunning looks thanks to the Black Pearl nickel plated finish and the 135mm LED fan. On top of that add the fact that this CPU Cooler comes in both...

By Bjorn3D on 80

The Zalman CNPS9900 Max is a nice looking cooler with its “Black Pearl” nickel plated finish. It has a very good construction with solid feels and excellent packaging. The performance of the Zalman CNPS9900 Max is competitive against the...

By Legit Reviews on -

The Zalman CNPS9900 MAX is a continuation of a cooler design that looks as good as it performs. I look forward to see what Zalman does next with their new Composite Heatpipes....

By Benchmark Reviews on 89

Please remember that these test results reflect our experience with each cooler on a specific motherboard, with a specific processor, BIOS revision, and test programs. That said, the ranking produced by these tests is accurate and gives a good idea...

By TweakNews on -

With the CNPS 9900 MAX cooler, Zalman gives the PC enthusiast a CPU cooler with top performance that doesn't require a couple of loud fans to do its job. It looks great, too. Available with either a red or blue LED fan, the MAX emits a subtle glow...

International Review By Traficantes de Hardware on 100

Nos ha gustado Rendimiento excelente incluso a bajas RPM Diseño, construcción Fijación segura Iluminación led azul Silencioso Instalación sencilla Posibilidad de ajuste RPM Presentación Compatibilidad de socket Se puede...

International Review By Gamezoom.net on 90

Selbst 2011 kann das (Kühl)Design der Koreaner überzeugen. Der neue Zalman CNPS9900 MAX beweist eindrucksvoll, dass auch Nicht-Tower-Kühler über eine sehr gute Leistung verfügen können. Darüber hinaus wissen...

International Review By PCBrain on 90

L' impatto estetico è uno degli aspetti che sta prendendo maggiormente piede in alcuni segmenti del settore informatico. Ne sono testimonianza gli sforzi fatti dai modder che una volta comprato uno chassis lo modificano a loro piacimento, o...

International Review By techno-kitchen.com on -

Константин Иванов irkutsk2@mail.ruZALMAN CNPS9900 MAXЭто...