[mythtv-users] CPU fan for SilverStone LC10 case

Carl Lewis carl.lewis at dpiw.tas.gov.au
Mon Jul 2 22:47:11 UTC 2007

Ben Lancaster wrote:
> On 2 Jul 2007, at 05:44, Phusion wrote:
>> I have a SilverStone LC10 case with an Intel Socket 478 CPU. I'm
>> currently using the stock Intel P4 CPU cooler, but would like to get a
>> real quiet one that will fit in the case. I would appreciate any
>> recommendations on this. Thanks.
> I've used this one in my LC10M (the same as yours but with a VFD):
> http://www.zalman.co.kr/eng/product/view.asp?idx=203&code=
> VERY quiet but there are (slightly more expensive) more efficient  
> coolers out there that'll run just as quiet.
> It generally depends on your motherboard as well as your case - some  
> CPU sockets are too close to the PSU, or have hi-rise capacitors  
> around the CPU socket which prevent the cooler from sitting in the  
> right orientation, if at all.
> I tried a CNPS9500 but it didn't fit - it interfered with the  
> annoying (pointless?) bar that runs accross the top of the case RIGHT  
> above the CPU!
Had the same problem with a Silverstone 14m and a Zalman CNPS9700;
annoying bar met with tin snips and bad language ;-)
Gained the needed couple of millimetres. And hey, who looks inside
the case.


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