This is a serious bit of kit. Let's start with some of the highlights. Six copper heat pipes draw thermals from a polished copper cooling block and feed to two massive aluminium fin stacks.
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This giant slab of titanium delight certainly has all the aesthetics of a top-notch water cooling sytem
Zalman CNPS7500-CU review: We've seen Zalman's 'flower' cooler design a fair few times. And this latest incarnation ups the surface area of its copper fins considerably, but obviously grows to much larger proportions to accomodate for this
This is a tried and tested design that's been doing the rounds since Athlon XP days. Though this latest 'flower' is a lot bigger, it's still up to the task, running very quietly and still cranking out a minimum of heat
Although it can provide great flexibility as the centrepiece of your digital entertainment, the PC is way behind standalone DVD players and stereos in terms of appearance and useability
The concept of using Windows on your TV is still waiting to hit the mainstream. Zalman's HD160XT won't bring new users into the Media Centre Edition fold, but it might appeal to MCE users who wish to upgrade their kit in style
Zalman and quiet computing go together hand in hand, and once this unit with its 120mm fan was installed in our test PC, the noise from the CPU cooler became more pronounced than ever.