TNN500A Totally No Noise Case
we'd like to see in future revisions of this case
Protection from prying hands: We'd like Zalman to build some
protection to restrict the very easy access to the insides of the
PC. And while they are about it an external lock would be nice
Some more holes in the case. The centre heat sink block that
connects to the CPU heat sink can move parallel to the motherboard
but can't move closer to or further away from the motherboard. On
some motherboards you'll find that the heat pipes just don't reach
from the CPU heat sink to the centre heat sink block.
It seems a bit mean that products like the ZM-CHPL1 and ZM-VHPD1
are optional. These are heat pipes that you'll need if you are
using an Athlon 64 CPU or a more demanding graphics card like the
ATI Radeon 9700. We'd like to see them included as standard.
While you are about it how about some spare 18" long heat
pipes, Zalman? We could cut them to size and bend them to shape to
use on PCI cards like the Matrox RT.X100 video editing card. As
things stand now there is no way of dispensing with fans that come
with some PCI cards. You can only do away with the graphics card
fan and CPU fan.
Make the case a bit smaller please. We appreciate that a lot of
thinking went into the design of this case, that your expert heat
engineers worked out the surface area required etc. But please
experiment with your radiator fins and try to fit that surface
area into the physical size of a large midi-ATX.
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