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Thursday, 03 February 2011 11:00

Zalman ZM-NC3000U notebook cooler tested - Conclusion

Written by Muamer Odobasic
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Review: As cool as cucumber with a 220mm fan

 




Conclusion



Zalman ZM-NC3000U is a cooler for laptops up to 17’’. Thanks to the large fan, the cooler performs nice and will allow you to keep your laptop in your lap or use it while in the bed, with no worry of overheating.

ZM-NC3000U does a good job, as is evident from our test results. The 220mm fan allows for inaudible operation at minimum RPM, although it’s not loud even at maximum of 720RPM.

The cooler is priced at €35, which is about right for this kind of products. All in all – Zalman’s ZM-NC3000U laptop cooler is a simple but effective device that will definitely serve you and your laptop well.

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0 #1 ghelyar 2011-02-03 14:14
1) These are nothing new. Someone didn't suddenly have a brainstorm and realise that there were more notebook users.

2) I actually see more and more desktop users now, realising that they always leave their laptops plugged in 24/7 anyway.

3) The numbers are pretty insignificant. I bought a $5 cooler from a manufacturer I had never heard of once and the numbers were better than that. It was significant enough to actually stop the notebook from overheating.
 
 
+1 #2 Bl0bb3r 2011-02-03 17:51
That's because notebooks have finally come down in price and gone up in performance just enough for the average faceboob &/ facebook user and offices.

However, the way they count the things probably offers irrelevant data, as 90% of the surveys only include US-based citizens, neglecting the billions in EMEA, Oceania, South America.
 
 
+1 #3 123s 2011-02-03 22:35
i woudlnt want a notebook that needs a extra cooler :S
 
 
0 #4 D31337Antics 2011-02-07 21:51
To be completely honest I think notebooks in general need a massive overhaul in the cooling department... All notebooks I have used when you get a moderate/heavy load on them run so hot that it either kills the laptop within the first year of ownership or it flat out kills the laptop due to over heating. Coolers only seem to delay the inevitable.
Laptops have their place but they will never fully replace a desktop, but I am pretty sure you guys know that it's just too bad the companies that produce the hardware don't seem to fully understand it. -_-
 

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