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Pros: Good brand
Cons: May be unsuitable for bottom-mounted cases
Other Thoughts: The primary power cable barely reaches an LGA775 motherboard in a HAF 912, the 12V will not reach with any cards installed. Which is a shame, as this would have been a good match for a low-power FreeNAS system.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Cheap, fine performance for office applications
Cons: Unacceptably noisy fans
Other Thoughts: I have two of these in a simple i3 system for a Bloomberg setup, and the onboard fans seem to be at 100% at all times, for no real reason. They are cheap enough that I just disconnected the fans and relied on the heatsinks, if they fail I'll just get something that's heatsink-only. The computer is now dead silent. I'd never roll this out to a user with this much noise. It's not high-pitched, it just sounds like a cheap 1U server blowing full blast. Surprising and unwanted.
The cards I bought had low-profile brackets with them, I'm not sure why some folks aren't seeing them included.
This review is from: ZALMAN CNPS10X FLEX CPU Cooler
Pros: Easy install, works under easy load w/o extra fan
Cons: For what it does, none
Other Thoughts: Set up in a HAF 912 with a 65W i5. 42C idle, 60C load without anything other than the two 120mm case fans. I didn't think it was any harder or easier to install than a normal aftermarket heatsink/fan combo, at least not the GeminII's that I have used in the past.READ FULL REVIEW