[mythtv-users] cpu cooling recommendations?
m.geisterfer at sympatico.ca
Sat Jun 4 17:56:33 UTC 2005
At 2005/06/03 - 01:14 AM, you wrote:
>Thy Gigabyte GH-PCU21-VG 3D Cooler (around $40 from Newegg or Fry's
>Outpost.com, or Fry's if you got one). It's tall but barely wider than
>the socket itself. Very quiet at the lowest fan speed, and provides
>adequate cooling for my Athlon XP 3000+.
>On 6/2/05, Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I would like to give the Zalman a shot on my Athlon system (Biostar M7NCG
> > 400 MoBo), but it won't fit because my CPU is too close to the power
> > Can anyone recommend a quiet HSF that is slimmer than the Zalman HSF and
> > might have a hope of fitting on my MoBo??
> > On 4/22/05, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com > wrote:
> > > > Totally agree - have a Zalman AlCu 7000A on my P4 2.4C and it works
> > > > like a charm. The fan-mate controller gives you a good degree of
> > > > control over the fan speed too, so will try it out in my Pundit-R to
> > > > help control the noise issue.
> > >
> > > That's interesting - when I plugged my Fanmate into the equation I
> > > found that the fan went at only one speed and that was top speed and
> > > it wouldn't turn down, so it was actually quite noisy then. Not sure
> > > if I should have left it for a few minutes until it decides it's OK to
> > > slow down or something, but I decided it wasn't worth it so I
> > > unplugged the Fanmate. Got no help from Zalman on their support forum
> > > which was disappointing. Not a major drama as the CPU temp hovers
> > > around 50 C.
> > >
> > > Is there a special trick to getting the Fanmate to work?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Phill
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Had the same problem with trying to use the Zalman (great quiet cooler),
went to a ThermalTake SilentBoost (for an Sempron 3000+), while getting
adequate cooling the fan was noisy, then replaced the fan with an Arctic
Cooling fan (Arctic Fan 3). Quieter and adequate cooling. Still it's not a
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