Zalman CNPS2X Compact CPU Cooler: Review, Specs, Features and Price

Right in the middle of the summer sun, the company Zalman is ready to offer a compact CPU cooler, which was announced back in April, here we are talking about Model Zalman CNPS2X, has dimensions as 84 × 84 × 27 mm and weighing only 83 grams to cope with cooling chips with TDP up to 120 watts.

Zalman CNPS2X
Zalman CNPS2X design is reminiscent of the classic model, which at one time brought glory to the Korean manufacturer. In this case, to speed up the removal of heat is used compacted S-shaped heat pipes in direct contact with the lid of the processor.

Zalman CNPS2X

Radiator block blown 80-mm fan. It turnovers are controlled by PWM in the range of 1500-2200 r / min. Quite a few high speed alarming, even though the manufacturer claims that the noise level is within the 17.4-22.7 dBA.


Zalman focuses on the fact that the installation of the cooler fan will also blow the power components placed near the CPU socket. UThe cooler can be installed on motherboards with Socket LGA115h/LGA775, Socket AM2 + / AM3 +. The set comes with a cooler, small tube of thermal grease (ZM-STG2M) with good thermal conductivity.

Cooling Fan


According to the manufacturer, Zalman CNPS2X ideal platform for Mini-ITX, however, the model will be appropriate in any situation where it is important to get the minimum height of the structure to set the SB.

Zalman CNPS2X sales are expected in the next two weeks at the estimated retail price of the cooler – $ 30-35, stay tuned for more updates and complete review of this CPU cooler.

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