[mythtv-users] cpu cooling recommendations?

Fedor Pikus fpikus at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 05:14:09 UTC 2005


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+.

Fedor

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 supply.
>  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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