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Old 04-25-2005, 08:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I'm building myself a new computer, but I haven't built one in a few years, so I don't know much about current products. I'm probably going to get an AMD Athlon 64 3000+ or 3200+. Should I stay with the stock cpu cooling fan? If no, what's a good brand for a new fan?
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Old 04-25-2005, 09:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Stock is fine if you are not planning to do any overclocking.
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Old 04-25-2005, 09:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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AMD stock fan's work pretty good,But like Richard said if you are going to overclock you need something better,Zalman's are pretty good if you want to OC it.
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Old 04-25-2005, 10:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
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take it from me....
Build a computer that is "Quiet".... the fan is just one noisy part.... as a PC has multiple noisy fans



I never thought of the noise my custom built PC would produce.... its loud!

if you are interested
http://techist.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=34898

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