Top 10 Best Zalman CPU Fans
for May 2022

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Zalman CNPS17X High Performance CPU Cooler w/ 4D Patented Corrugated Fin & ARGB 140mm Fan, 5 Heat Pipes, 200W TDP, 180 Air Holes, FDB Bearings, Award Winning, 5 Year Warranty (Fits Intel & AMD)

Zalman CNPS17X High Performance CPU Cooler w/ 4D Patented Corrugated Fin & ARGB 140mm Fan

5 Heat Pipes, 200W TDP, 180 Air Holes, FDB Bearings, Award Winning, 5 Year Warranty (Fits Intel & AMD)

by Zalman
What We like

Built for Advanced Cooling: Reverse DTH Technology (RDTH) is combined with an Interactive Heatpipe Transfer Design (IHD) for extreme efficiency in the heat transfer from the CPU to heatsink, resulting in extraordinary cooling performance

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Product Features

  • ARGB 140mm Fan: Large 140mm addressable RGB fan move large amount of cool air into the CPU and rapidly move hot air out. The fan has a unique dual-bladed spider design that maximizes airflow performance. Supports motherboard addressable RGB sync (3-Pin, 5V)
  • Dimension: 140mm(L) x 100mm(W) x 165mm(H)/ Weight: 700g / Heat Pipes: 6 / TDP: 200W / Material: Copper, Aluminum / Fan Speed: 800-1500 RPM / Air Flow: 61 CFM / Max Noise Level: 29.0 dBA / Voltage: 12V Fan, 5V LED / Connector: 4-Pin PWM, 3-Pin Addressable RGB
  • Compatibility: Intel LGA 2066 /2011-V3 /2011 /1200 /115X, AMD AM4/ AM3+/ AM3
  • High Performance Cooler: Patented 4D Stereoscopic Corrugated cooling fins increase heat dissipation area by 15%. The heatsink is composed of 180 individual airflow passages that quickly move hot air outward.

Dimension: 140mm(l) x 100mm(w) x 165mm(h)/ weight: 700g / heat pipes: 6 / tdp: 200w / material: copper, aluminum / fan speed: 800-1500 rpm / air flow: 61 cfm / max noise level: 29.0 dba / voltage: 12v fan, 5v led / connector: 4-pin pwm, 3-pin addressable rgb High performance cooler: patented 4d stereoscopic corrugated cooling fins increase heat dissipation area by 15%. the heatsink is composed of 180 individual airflow passages that quickly move hot air outward. Compatibility: intel lga 2066 /2011-v3 /2011 /1200 /115x, amd am4/ am3+/ am3 Argb 140mm fan: large 140mm addressable rgb fan move large amount of cool air into the cpu and rapidly move hot air out. the fan has a unique dual-bladed spider design that maximizes airflow performance. supports motherboard addressable rgb sync (3-pin, 5v)

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Zalman CNPS20X Extreme Performance CPU Cooler w/ 4D Patented Corrugated Fin & Dual ARGB 140mm Fans, 6 Heat Pipes, 300W TDP, 350 Air Holes, Award Winning Cooler, 5 Year Warranty (Fits Intel & AMD)

Zalman CNPS20X Extreme Performance CPU Cooler w/ 4D Patented Corrugated Fin & Dual ARGB 140mm Fans

6 Heat Pipes, 300W TDP, 350 Air Holes, Award Winning Cooler, 5 Year Warranty (Fits Intel & AMD)

by Zalman
What We like

Built for Advanced Cooling: Reverse DTH Technology RDTH is combined with an Interactive Heatpipe Transfer Design IHD for extreme efficiency in the heat transfer from the CPU to heatsink, resulting in extraordinary cooling performance

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Product Features

  • ARGB 140mm Fans: Two large 140mm addressable RGB fans move large amount of cool air into the CPU and rapidly move hot air out. The fans have a unique dual-bladed spider design that maximizes airflow performance. Supports motherboard addressable RGB sync 3-Pin, 5V
  • Proven Extreme Performance: The CNPS20X is a multiple award-winning cooler with Patented 4D Corrugated Fin technology that features 350 air passages that direct hot air away from the CPU and improves the heat dissipation area by 15%
  • Compatible devices: desktop
  • Compatibility: Intel LGA 2066 /2011-V3 /2011 /1200 /115X, AMD AM4/ AM3+/ AM3
  • Dimension: 140mm x 170mm x 165mmH/ Weight: 1300g / Heat Pipes: 6 / TDP: 300W / Fan Speed: 800-1500 RPM / Air Flow: 61 CFM / Max Noise Level: 29.0 dBA / Voltage: 12V Fan, 5V LED / Connector: 4-Pin PWM, 3-Pin Addressable RGB

Argb 140mm fans: two large 140mm addressable rgb fans move large amount of cool air into the cpu and rapidly move hot air out. the fans have a unique dual-bladed spider design that maximizes airflow performance. supports motherboard addressable rgb sync 3-pin, 5v Proven extreme performance: the cnps20x is a multiple award-winning cooler with patented 4d corrugated fin technology that features 350 air passages that direct hot air away from the cpu and improves the heat dissipation area by 15% Compatible devices: desktop Dimension: 140mm x 170mm x 165mmh/ weight: 1300g / heat pipes: 6 / tdp: 300w / fan speed: 800-1500 rpm / air flow: 61 cfm / max noise level: 29.0 dba / voltage: 12v fan, 5v led / connector: 4-pin pwm, 3-pin addressable rgb Compatibility: intel lga 2066 /2011-v3 /2011 /1200 /115x, amd am4/ am3+/ am3

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Zalman Computer Noise Prevention System with Silent Fan Pure Copper Heatsink CPU Cooler CNPS9500AT

Zalman Computer Noise Prevention System with Silent Fan Pure Copper Heatsink CPU Cooler CNPS9500AT

by Zalman
What We like

Innovative, patented, and curved heat pipe design for a heat transfer capacity of up to six heat pipes with just three.

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Product Features

  • Compatible with Intel Socket LGA 775/1156/1155/1150.
  • For Socket : Optional CS4A should be purchased.
  • Low-noise 92mm PWM Control fan for automatic control of the fan's RPM according to CPU temperature.

For socket : optional cs4a should be purchased. Low-noise 92mm pwm control fan for automatic control of the fan's rpm according to cpu temperature. Compatible with intel socket lga 775/1156/1155/1150.

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Zalman CNPS10X Performa Black, Extreme Performance CPU Cooler, Powerful 135mm Annular Fan 1500RPM, 75 CFM, 180W TDP, 4 Copper Heat Pipes, STC 8 Thermal Paste Included - Black

Zalman CNPS10X Performa Black, Extreme Performance CPU Cooler, Powerful 135mm Annular Fan 1500RPM, 75 CFM, 180W TDP, 4 Copper Heat Pipes, STC 8 Thermal Paste Included

Black

by Zalman Tech Co., Ltd
What We like

ASYMMETRIC HEATSINK: Designed to leave room for motherboard and ram memory clearance. Fan measures 135mm (L) x 95mm (W) x 155mm (H). Fits Intel: LGA2066/2011-V3/2011/1200/115X, AMD AM4.

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Product Features

  • POWERFUL LARGER 135MM FAN: A large 135mm fan with massive CFM cools the VRM area of the motherboard. Runs at 700-1500 RPM depending on CPU temperature and motherboard settings.
  • TOMS HARDWARE BEST BUDGET COOLER: Our high-performance cooler won Toms Hardware award for Best Budget Cooler for 2022.
  • DTH TECHNOLOGY: 4 heat pipes with DTH (Direct Touch Heatpipe) Technology provides ultra-fast heat transfer while minimizing thermal resistance.

Powerful larger 135mm fan: a large 135mm fan with massive cfm cools the vrm area of the motherboard. runs at 700-1500 rpm depending on cpu temperature and motherboard settings. Dth technology: 4 heat pipes with dth (direct touch heatpipe) technology provides ultra-fast heat transfer while minimizing thermal resistance. Toms hardware best budget cooler: our high-performance cooler won toms hardware award for best budget cooler for 2022.

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Zalman CPU Fan Cooling CNPS2X, Red

Zalman CPU Fan Cooling CNPS2X

Red

by Zalman
What We like

Ultra Flat Profile: The super compact cooler is only 27mm tall and can be mounted in all computer cases, including mini ITX cases, perfect for small form factor builds.

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Product Features

  • Speed: 1,500 ~ 2,600 rpm
  • Compatibility: Intel LGA1156 / 1155 / 1150 / 775; AMD FM1 / AM3+ / AM3 / AM2+ / AM2. Does not fit AM4.
  • Heat sink Material: Pure Copper and Aluminum
  • Ultra Quiet 80mm Fan: PWM fan allows for automatic speed control via the motherboard, built with long life bearings and noise-elimination technology for smooth and quiet operation
  • Noise Level: 17.4 ~ 22.7 dBA

Top down airflow: the cooler pulls in cool air from directly above the cpu downward to quickly cool the cpu and motherboard. dth-based (direct touch heatpipe) technology enables quick heat transfer for rapid cooling. Heat sink material: pure copper and aluminum Compatibility: intel lga1156 / 1155 / 1150 / 775; amd fm1 / am3+ / am3 / am2+ / am2. does not fit am4. Noise level: 17.4 ~ 22.7 dba Ultra quiet 80mm fan: pwm fan allows for automatic speed control via the motherboard, built with long life bearings and noise-elimination technology for smooth and quiet operation Dimensions: 84mm(l) x 84mm(w) x 27mm(h) / weight: 83g / materials: pure copper, aluminum / bearing type: long life bearing / power connector: 4-pin pwm (pulse width modulation) / fan speed: 1,500 - 2,600 rpm / noise level: 17.4 - 22.7 dba / rated voltage: 12v Speed: 1,500 ~ 2,600 rpm

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Zalman CNPS10X Optima II RGB High Performance CPU Cooler, Ultra Quiet 120mm RGB Fan, 4 Copper Heat Pipes, 180W TDP, 61.52 CFM, 1500RPM, Direct Touch Heatpipe (RGB Fan, White)

Zalman CNPS10X Optima II RGB High Performance CPU Cooler

Ultra Quiet 120mm RGB Fan, 4 Copper Heat Pipes, 180W TDP, 61.52 CFM, 1500RPM, Direct Touch Heatpipe (RGB Fan, White)

by Zalman Tech Co., Ltd
What We like

POWERFUL DUAL BLADE FAN: the double bladed 120mm fan is designed to move air more efficiently and quietly, quickly cooling down components without excess noise. Speed: 800-1500 RPM, Max Noise: 27 dB(A), Max Airflow: 61.52 CFM, 4-Pin PWM Control.

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Product Features

  • DTH TECHNOLOGY: 4 pure copper heat pipes with DTH (Direct Touch Heatpipe) Technology provides ultra-fast heat transfer while minimizing thermal resistance.
  • SPECTRUM RGB LED: Cooler has an RGB top cover and RGB 120mm fan for limitless color options
  • Dimension: 132mm(L) x 85mm(W) x 158mm(H)/ Weight: 740g / Heat Pipes: 4 / TDP: 180W / Material: Copper, Aluminum, Plastic / Voltage: 12V DC / Connector: 4-Pin PWM / Fan Bearing: Hydraulic Bearing
  • COMPATIBILITY: Intel LGA2066/2011-V3/2011/1200/115X/1366, AMD AM4/AM3+/AM3/FM2+/FM2

Compatibility: intel lga2066/2011-v3/2011/1200/115x/1366, amd am4/am3+/am3/fm2+/fm2 Dth technology: 4 pure copper heat pipes with dth (direct touch heatpipe) technology provides ultra-fast heat transfer while minimizing thermal resistance. Spectrum rgb led: cooler has an rgb top cover and rgb 120mm fan for limitless color options Dimension: 132mm(l) x 85mm(w) x 158mm(h)/ weight: 740g / heat pipes: 4 / tdp: 180w / material: copper, aluminum, plastic / voltage: 12v dc / connector: 4-pin pwm / fan bearing: hydraulic bearing

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Zalman CNPS4X CPU Cooler w/RGB LED 92mm Fan 4-Pin PWM Auto Fan Speed 1000-2000RPM, 95W TDP 2 Copper Heat Pipes CPU Fan for Intel LGA1200/115X, AMD AM4/AM3

Zalman CNPS4X CPU Cooler w/RGB LED 92mm Fan 4-Pin PWM Auto Fan Speed 1000-2000RPM

95W TDP 2 Copper Heat Pipes CPU Fan for Intel LGA1200/115X, AMD AM4/AM3

by Zalman
What We like

Compatible with Intel LGA1200/115x/775, AMD AM4/4M3+/AM3/FM2+/FM2 CPUs

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Product Features

  • ULTRA-QUIET: Fan achieves maximum cooling performance with ultra-quiet noise and supports PWM function that automatically adjusts fan speed based on CPU temperature
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE: Direct Touch Heatpipe technology with 92mm fan with 4-pin PWM for adjustable fan speeds 1000-2000 RPM. The compact size is only 5.2 inches tall to fit small narrow PC cases
  • Dimension: 95mm(L) x 65mm(W) x 132mm(H), Weight: 360g, Material: Copper, Aluminum, Fan: 92mm RGB LED, Fan Bearing: EBR Bearing, Max Noise Level: 28 dBA, Connector: 4-Pin PWM

High performance: direct touch heatpipe technology with 92mm fan with 4-pin pwm for adjustable fan speeds 1000-2000 rpm. the compact size is only 5.2 inches tall to fit small narrow pc cases Ultra-quiet: fan achieves maximum cooling performance with ultra-quiet noise and supports pwm function that automatically adjusts fan speed based on cpu temperature Dimension: 95mm(l) x 65mm(w) x 132mm(h), weight: 360g, material: copper, aluminum, fan: 92mm rgb led, fan bearing: ebr bearing, max noise level: 28 dba, connector: 4-pin pwm

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Zalman CNPS16X CPU Cooler w/Real aRGB 120mm Fans, Addressable RGB Top Cover, 4D Patented Corrugated Fin Heatsink, 4 Heat Pipes, 180W TDP CPU Fan for Intel & AMD (White)

Zalman CNPS16X CPU Cooler w/Real aRGB 120mm Fans

Addressable RGB Top Cover, 4D Patented Corrugated Fin Heatsink, 4 Heat Pipes, 180W TDP CPU Fan for Intel & AMD (White)

by Zalman
What We like

Ultra Quiet Operation: Fans have a 3-stage vibration dampening technology and EBR long life bearings for smooth and silent operation.

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Product Features

  • Dimension: 140mm(L) x 100mm(W) x 165mm(H), Weight: 880g, Material: Copper, Aluminum, ABS, Fan: 2x 120mm RGB, Fan Bearing: EBR Bearing, Max Noise Level: 27 dBA, Connector: 4-Pin PWM fan, 3-Pin RGB Fan, 3-Pin Addressable RGB Top Cover
  • Addressable RGB: Two 120mm RGB fans and RGB top cover are fully addressable so you can customize the colors to suit your aesthetic. Works with Razer Chroma RGB via Chroma compatible motherboard.
  • Extreme Performance Cooler: Patented 4D Stereoscopic Corrugated cooling fins increase heat dissipation area by 15%. The heatsink is composed of 170 individual airflow passages that quickly move hot air outward.

Extreme performance cooler: patented 4d stereoscopic corrugated cooling fins increase heat dissipation area by 15%. the heatsink is composed of 170 individual airflow passages that quickly move hot air outward. Dimension: 140mm(l) x 100mm(w) x 165mm(h), weight: 880g, material: copper, aluminum, abs, fan: 2x 120mm rgb, fan bearing: ebr bearing, max noise level: 27 dba, connector: 4-pin pwm fan, 3-pin rgb fan, 3-pin addressable rgb top cover Addressable rgb: two 120mm rgb fans and rgb top cover are fully addressable so you can customize the colors to suit your aesthetic. works with razer chroma rgb via chroma compatible motherboard.

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Zalman CNPS 9X Optima CPU Cooler, Ultra Quiet Air Cooler with White LED 120mm Fan, Direct Touch Heat-Pipes, 180W TDP, 4 Heat Pipes, 60.89 CFM Airflow, Pure Copper and Aluminum - Fits Intel and AMD

Zalman CNPS 9X Optima CPU Cooler, Ultra Quiet Air Cooler with White LED 120mm Fan, Direct Touch Heat-Pipes, 180W TDP, 4 Heat Pipes, 60.89 CFM Airflow, Pure Copper and Aluminum

Fits Intel and AMD

by Zalman
What We like

EXCELLENT COOLING PERFORMANCE: pure aluminum radiation fin and 4 pure copper heat pipes provide rapid cooling performance, up to 180W TDP, 60.89 CFM, Max 26 dBA, 1500 RPM

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Product Features

  • Compatible devices: desktop
  • WHITE LED 120MM FAN: Low noise 120mm PWM fan with rifle bearing ensures a long life and quiet operations, 4-Pin PWM control automatically adjusts RPM to the temperature of the CPU. Fans operates 600-1500 RPM with high max airflow of 60.89 CFM
  • DIRECT TOUCH TECHNOLOGY: The DTH Direct Touch Heatpipes technology, which transfers Heat from the CPU to a heatpipes directly, is used for minimizing thermal resistance and maximizing cooling performance
  • Compatible with Intel LGA115X/ 775 CPUs/LGA1200: AMD AM4/ AM3+/ AM3/ FM2+/ FM2 CPU&APUs
  • LONG LIFE RIFLE BEARING: Fan has rifle bearings for low noise, durability, and smooth operations. Fan measures 120mm x 120mm x 25mm

White led 120mm fan: low noise 120mm pwm fan with rifle bearing ensures a long life and quiet operations, 4-pin pwm control automatically adjusts rpm to the temperature of the cpu. fans operates 600-1500 rpm with high max airflow of 60.89 cfm Direct touch technology: the dth direct touch heatpipes technology, which transfers heat from the cpu to a heatpipes directly, is used for minimizing thermal resistance and maximizing cooling performance Compatible with intel lga115x/ 775 cpus/lga1200: amd am4/ am3+/ am3/ fm2+/ fm2 cpu&apus Compatible devices: desktop Long life rifle bearing: fan has rifle bearings for low noise, durability, and smooth operations. fan measures 120mm x 120mm x 25mm

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Zalman CNPS9800 MAX CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Blue LED Fan, 2200 RPM, 4-pin PWM Connector, Pure Copper with Nickel Plating, Fits Intel and AMD

Zalman CNPS9800 MAX CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Blue LED Fan

2200 RPM, 4-pin PWM Connector, Pure Copper with Nickel Plating, Fits Intel and AMD

by ZALMAN USA Inc
What We like

Strategically placed fins efficiently transfer the heat from the heatpipes, effective thermal dissipation through x-slit fin

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Product Features

  • 120mm PWM Blue LED fan/ high Performance STG2 thermal grease included
  • Dimensions: 120(l) x 60(w) x 150(h)mm/ weight: 480G/ material: pure copper/ fan: 120x25mm/ connector: 4 pin PWM (pulse width modulation)
  • 8-Shaped bending design: two independent heatpipes are bent and twisted in an "8" Configuration that creates stable weight distribution and cools down the motherboard
  • COMPATIBILITY: Intel LGA 2066/ 2011 /1200 /1156 /1155 /1050 /775, AMD FM2 /AM3+ /AM3 /AM2+ /AM2. Thermal Paste Included.
  • Fan speed: normal mode: 1000-2200RPM, quiet mode: 900-2000RPM, noise: normal mode: 19.5-36.7 dBA, quiet mode: 18.5-34.3dBA

120mm pwm blue led fan/ high performance stg2 thermal grease included Dimensions: 120(l) x 60(w) x 150(h)mm/ weight: 480g/ material: pure copper/ fan: 120x25mm/ connector: 4 pin pwm (pulse width modulation) 8-shaped bending design: two independent heatpipes are bent and twisted in an "8" configuration that creates stable weight distribution and cools down the motherboard Fan speed: normal mode: 1000-2200rpm, quiet mode: 900-2000rpm, noise: normal mode: 19.5-36.7 dba, quiet mode: 18.5-34.3dba Compatibility: intel lga 2066/ 2011 /1200 /1156 /1155 /1050 /775, amd fm2 /am3+ /am3 /am2+ /am2. thermal paste included.

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