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Old 08-05-2004, 01:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Arctic Cooling Silent vs. Thermaltake Silent Boost Hsf

Can someone please advice me on which of the two HSF's i've listed below is better? I am looking for one that is both quiet and doesn't sacrifice too much, in terms of thermal protection. Both seem to be good and I am just having a hard time deciding. Thanks!

HSF #1: Arctic Cooling Copper Silent 2L

Recommended CPUs:
" All AMD Duron
" AMD Athlon XP up to 3400+ (2800RPM)
" AMD Athlon XP up to 3200+ (2200RPM)
" AMD Athlon XP up to 2500+ (1500RPM)
" Heat Sink: 84 x 76 x 41 mm
" Copper Plate: 44 x 44 x 5 mm
" Overall Dimensions: 88 x 82 x 79 mm
" For the Air Flow important Height: 56 mm
" Rated Fan Speed: 1500/2200/2800 RPM
" Power Consumption: 12 V, 0.27 Amp.
" Air Flow: 26.5 / 48.8 / 61.6 m3/h
" Weight: 395 g
" Noise Level: 13 / 18 / 24 dB (A)
" Therm. Resistance: 0.29 - 0.34 ᄚC / Watt

HSF #2: Thermaltake SILENT BOOST

P/N A1889 Fan Speed 2450ᄆ10% RPM
Fan Dimension 80x80x25 mm Max Air Flow 27.5 CFM
Heatsink Dimension 82x70x49 mm (41 fins) Air Pressure 25.97 Pa-min
Rated Voltage 12V Noise 21 dBA
Started Voltage 7V Bearing Type Hydro Wave Bearing
Rated Current 0.13A Life Expectation 50,000 hours
Power Input 1.56W Connector 3 PIN

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Old 08-05-2004, 03:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It would be too hard to determine which is "better" as they both are going to get the job done.
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