Best Heatsink/Fan for P4-423

Hey all. I have a P4 Socket 423 at 1.8ghz. Well currently I'm using the heatsink and fan that came in the retail box of my P4 and was wondering if there were any other fans of other companies that have a higher rating. Or is my Intel heatsink/fan good enough? I'm getting temperatures of around 40 C, which I realize isn't bad, but the fan seems a bit too loud for my tastes. I know that there are so many fans for the 478, but I rarely see any for 423. I went to Thermaltake's websote and they have one for the 423, but I think the specs are about the same as the retail one. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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  1. MCX-462A by swiftech make sure you get the mounting brackets included with the A version. If not you will pay extra.

    That is the best IMO, I still own one and 2 sets of brackets.

    You are limited to what your mind can perceive.
  2. but arent those loud? they have those delta screamers on them right? but i suppose he could get a lower speed 80mm fan, and put that on and still have decent cooling.

    -DAvid

    -Live, Learn, then build your own computer!-
  3. The swiftech fan/heatsink looks really really sweet. But how loud is the delta fan? Also I checked the prices and it's around $73! Not sure if it's worth it.
  4. seems a bit steep...but it might be because it is the P4 version...the socketA version at frys is 60 with the delta on it...retail box...


    -DAvid

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  5. Put a rheostat on the Delta like I did or a slower fan.

    :lol: <b><font color=blue>Welcome to</font color=blue> <font color=red>Fredi's</font color=red><font color=blue> place.</font color=blue></b> :lol:
  6. a rheostat on the delta is a good idea. i have a rheostat on my 120mm, and it cuts the noise a LOT.
    the 120mm at the lowest setting is the quietest fan in my system, but moves 10x the air of the others even at the lower setting (figuratively speaking) hehe

    -DAvid

    -Live, Learn, then build your own computer!-
  7. When you want to do serious gaming turn the fan up. Otherwise leave it down when you aren't pushing it.
    I am not sure why more people don't use them.

    :lol: <b><font color=blue>Welcome to</font color=blue> <font color=red>Fredi's</font color=red><font color=blue> place.</font color=blue></b> :lol:
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