looking for a quiet fan for sy-k7v and xp1800

Discussion in 'Soyo' started by James, Aug 31, 2003.

  1. James

    James Guest

    Hi -- right now I have a thermaltake 6cu cpu fan and it's simply too
    loud for my liking and I was wondering if anyone could reccomend a
    good fan that is really quiet?

    James, Aug 31, 2003
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    Alan Guest

    Go to a Heatsink fan that has an RPM under 4000. I use the standard AMD
    that comes with the Barton2500, and I see they are using the same on recent
    shipments of the XP2000 Model 8. The recent heatsink is more rectangular
    than the older heatsinks which were square, and has a triple clip on both
    sides. It runs real quiet (3800 rpm) and my temps are 39C (idle).

    Look to Vantec Stealth fans for the front of your case, they are quiet and

    I also use a Dr Thermal, (another computer) but I find the 5000 fan a more
    noise than the AMD.

    Hope this helps,

    Alan, Aug 31, 2003
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  3. Not a problem. Vantec CM7040. Tom's Hardware did a roundup of a lot
    of coolers for Athlon XP cpus--there were some cooler than the Vantec,
    some quieter--but NONE close for the combination of cool and quiet.

    Several regulars in this group use that cooler, and they're all quite


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