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Old 08-02-2006, 12:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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don't tell me to search.


.. lol, anyways..


i was lookin into a new heatsink fan to replace my noisy 3000+ stock fan.


anyways... here are the choices..

1) big typhoon http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106061

2) ZALMAN CNPS9500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118223

3)THERMALRIGHT XP-120 (paired with a 120mm fan..) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109118

ok so here are my questions..
a) whats best at cooling
b) which is the least noisiest
c) which is best overall

if you recommend #3, then plz also recommend a good fan to go along with it...

all are around the same budget where i live.. so price isn't an issue b/w the 3.
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Old 08-02-2006, 12:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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id go with option 2
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Old 08-02-2006, 12:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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well I have the Zalman CNPS9500 LED....and:

-it keeps my processor very cool....
-it looks sexy as ****
-it's very quiet (a bit louder when I am gaming, but nothing like the stock AMD HSF)
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louder when gaming? so the fan speed is adjusted automatically? or you set it higher when you start gaming?
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The fanspeed changes according to CPU temp.
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ya I would go with the zalman.
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