[mythtv-users] cpu cooling recommendations?
charriglists at bellsouth.net
Tue Apr 19 17:37:25 UTC 2005
Dan Littlejohn wrote:
>There is this:
>Zalman 6500CU fanless
>but I went with a
>It has a large 92mm fan and you could replace it with a 120mm if you have room.
>Really, you should just go over to www.silentpcreview.com and see all
>the ideas they have for cooling there. I bet they even have a forum.
>On 4/19/05, David Wood <obsidian at panix.com> wrote:
>>I'm using a Spire Whisperrock IV
>>(http://www.spirecoolers.com/fcc.asp?prodid=105). It's cheap and quiet
>>enough for my (probably not-too-discerning) ears. Since I wasn't going to
>>make a diskless front end, there was going to be HD noise to begin with.
>>Some quiet CPU and case fans don't seem so much worse.
>>I'd be curious to hear any heat pipe success stories as well.
>>On Tue, 19 Apr 2005, Aaron Aguilar wrote:
>>>The fan on my AMD XP2100 is really loud and I want to upgrade to
>>>something that I can't hear from about 4 feet away, it also has to
>>>keep my proc cool obviously. Should I invest in a fanless heatpipe?
>>>I would appreciate any ideas, suggestions, comments :D
>>>mythtv-users mailing list
I'll second the zalman. I own 2. The fans run at about 1700 RPM, keeps
an AMD 1800+ below 40C
and a 2200 below 45C while being barely audible. I get more noise from
my HD on one of my machines. (Cheesy Maxtor, look at it die now that I
called it cheesy. :-/ ).
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