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Zalman CNPS8X Optima CPU Cooler.

Frys#: 9980726 Model: CNPS8X Optima
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***** AM4 Bracket Required for AM4 Socket CPU (Not Included) *****

  • FDC (Fluid Distribution Chamber) flow structure
  • TAC(Turbulence Acceleration Convex) Fin
  • MLS (Multi-layer Slit) Fin
  • NCA (Near field Cooling Air Guide)
  • DTH(Direct Touch Heat-pipe) Base
  • Shark Fin Blade Fan Applied

Detailed Description
(Manufacturer # CNPS8X Optima )
FDC (Fluid Distribution Chamber) flow structure
Flow efficiency has been maximized by increasing the air pressure via chamber formed between fan and the heat-sink and distributing it equally throughout the entire heat sink.
TAC(Turbulence Acceleration Convex) Fin
Heat sink’s bumpy shape has shortened the air movement distance between the fan and the heat pipe, thus minimizing the efficiency level differences between the heat pipes and increasing the heat transferring function via speeding up the hot air flow.
MLS (Multi-layer Slit) Fin
The Slit fin optimized for movement reduces resistance of air flow and covers wider surface area for heat transfer, which allows maximized heat sink function.
NCA (Near field Cooling Air Guide)
By distributing the air that is derived from the fan and not the hot air from heat sink, it cools down the surroundings of motherboard and provides more stabilized system.
DTH(Direct Touch Heat-pipe) Base
Direct Touch Heat-pipe (DTH) Base technology transfers the CPU’s heat directly to heat-pipes, there by minimizing heat resistance and maximizing cooling performance.
Shark Fin Blade Fan Applied
Shark Fin Blade Fan is optimized for air flow and therefore it drastically decreases the air turbulence that is caused when the fan is operating. It also minimizes the noise and vibration and increases the fan power.
ZM-STG2M provided
The high performance super thermal grease ZM-STG2M maximizes heat transfer from the CPU to the base of this Optima for intensified cooling performance.
Easy & Simple Installment
Provides easy and simple installment directions even for beginners and uses multi-clip supporter for great compatibility.
Installation Requirements
The cooler’s installation requires an unobstructed space of 110mm(L), 81mm(W), and 148.5mm(H), with the CPU as a central reference point. Please check if components such as ODD, VGA and PSU protrude into the required space.
Cautionary Notes
1. Avoid inserting objects or hands into the fan while it is in operation to prevent product damage and injuries.
2. Do not ingest the Thermal Grease, and avoid its contact with skin and eyes. If contact is made with skin, wash off with water. If ingested or irritation persists, seek medical attention.
3. To prevent possible injuries, gloves must be worn while handling this product.
4. Excessive force exerted on the fan may cause damage to the fan and/or system.
5. Use and keep product away from reach of children.
6. Check the components list and condition of the product before installation. If any problem is found, contact the retailer to obtain a replacement.
7. During transportation of the system, the cooler must be removed. Zalman is not responsible for any damages that occur during the transport of a system.
8. Product design and specifications may be revised to improve quality and performance.
9. Zalman Tech Co., Ltd. is not responsible for any damages due to external causes, including but not limited to, improper use, problems with electrical power, accident, neglect, alteration, repair, improper installation, or improper testing.
10. Liquid metal thermal grease unlike the normal thermal grease it contains electrical conductivity and causes aluminum cooler to rust therefore please avoid using it. Corrosion and short circuits caused by using aluminum cooler are users" responsibility, so please read this carefully before using. (EX: Liquid Pro, Liquid Ultra etcs)
Dimension 110(L) x 81(W) x 148.5(H)mm
Weight 375g
Material Pure Aluminum
Connector 4Pin
Input Voltage 12V
Thermal Grease ZM-STG2M
Dimension 100Ø x 25(H)mm
Bearing Type Long Life Bearing
Speed 1,200 ~ 2,100 ±10%
Noise Level 18.2 ~ 30.0dBA ±10%
Speed Control PWM (Pulse Width Modulation)
Compatibility Sockets (Intel)
1156(Supports all speeds)
  • Core i7
  • Core i5
  • Core I3
1155(Supports all speeds)
  • Core i7
  • Core i5
  • Core i3
1151(Supports all speeds)
  • Xeon E3
  • Core i7
  • Core i5
  • Core i3
1150(Supports all speeds)
  • Xeon E3
  • Core i7
  • Core i5
  • Core i3
Compatibility Sockets (AMD)
***** AM4 Mounting Kit Required for AM4 Socket CPU (Not Included) *****

AM4(Supports all speeds(Socket AM4 mounting kit Inquiry))
  • Ryzen 7
  • Ryzen 5
  • Ryzen 3
  • A12
  • A10
  • A8
AM3+ (Supports all speeds)
  • FX
AM3(Supports all speeds)
  • PhenomⅡ X6
  • PhenomⅡ X4
  • PhenomⅡ X3
  • Sempron
  • AthlonⅡ X3
  • AthlonⅡ X2
FM2+(Supports all speeds)
  • A10
  • A8
  • A6
  • Athlon X4
FM2(Supports all speeds)
  • A10
  • A8
  • A6
  • A4
AM2+(Supports all speeds)
  • Phenom X3
AM2(Supports all speeds)
  • Athlon64 X2
What's in the Box
  • Clip Support
  • Manual
  • CNPS8X Optima
  • ZM-STG2M
  • Push Pins
Brand Zalman
Condition New
UPC 823884207149
User Information
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