HHC-001(L61) or AeroFlow??

i'm planning to upgrade my hsf, right now, i'm looking at the coolermaster HHC-001/ L61( low speed fan version ) or the vantac Aeroflow. which one is better? or any other suggestions?
the Coolermaster cost about 70 australian and the vantac 50 australian
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  1. i've actually heard bad about the coolermaster, and i've got an aeroflow and am pretty satisfied with it (except that its a *little* loud, but nonetheless i want total peace and quiet). I've got an Athlon XP 1600 @ 1.4 that runs at 29*C on idle, and about 36*C when under load... I've even forgotten to plug in the fan and it only hit 50*C on idle... so if you're looking for a good lower-priced solution, its you're best choice... also looks pretty cool, heheh

    <b>Moore's Law:</b> <i>Processor speed doubles every 12 to 18 months.</i>
    <b>OverClocker's Law:</b> <i>My processor went that fast 12 to 18 months ago.</i>
  2. why not head over to <A HREF="http://www.pcca.com.au/socket.html" target="_new">http://www.pcca.com.au/socket.html</A> and get a volcano 7+? 55 ozbux and much better than either cooler!

    <i>"Revenues were less than robust"</i> - QWEST
    <i>"The company applied its accounting policies incorrectly"</i> - WORLDCOM
    <i>"Certian financial adjustments may be required"</i> - AOL+TW.
  3. hummmm.....i cant decide!!!!
  4. I bought the L61. The 14 cfm just didnt cut it. I replaced it with a Delta 7200 rpm on a fan bus throttled down to around 4200 rpm. Very low noise and temps at 42c cpu (it goes up to 44c after running Sandra for 30 minutes)and 33c ambient. This is on a XP2100 cpu.

    http://www.reviewmakers.com/showdoc.php?review=37

    I liked the looks and reviews of the heatsink. It's working fine for me

    System;
    Antec 880 case w/430watt ps
    Asus A7v333 mb
    Amd XP2100
    768mb 2100 DDR RAM
    ATI AIW Pro video
    3 x Seagate 18GB SCSI 10000rpm HD
    1 x WD 100GB IDE 7200rpm HD
    Lite-on 42X CD-RW & 16X DVD
    SB Live audio


    For it is not what is seen, but what is not seen. :eek:
  5. Gee, I can't seem to find any review that says the Volcano is "much better" than the Coolermaster. I found reviews that say the Volcano is slightly better and reviews that say the Volcano is slightly worse.

    Opinions ... !


    http://www.reviewmakers.com/showdoc.php?review=37&pg=4
    http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=1126&page=5


    For it is not what is seen, but what is not seen. :eek:
  6. Thats odd... are you sure they are talking about the volcano 7+... there is a volcano 7. and its ALOT different (far less good)

    <i>"Revenues were less than robust"</i> - QWEST
    <i>"The company applied its accounting policies incorrectly"</i> - WORLDCOM
    <i>"Certian financial adjustments may be required"</i> - AOL+TW.
  7. Oh just go and get one!
    If your not overclocking then its not going to matter if the cpu is 45C or 50C.

    If you are going to overclock then its probably best to ignore the middle range and get the best thing you can lay your hands on.

    <i>"Revenues were less than robust"</i> - QWEST
    <i>"The company applied its accounting policies incorrectly"</i> - WORLDCOM
    <i>"Certian financial adjustments may be required"</i> - AOL+TW.
  8. but volcano 7+ is a bit too loud, i've installed one for my friend a while ago, i can adjust the fan speed, but at lower speed, it degrades its cooling performance, i think i'll just go for the Aeroflow, i've read good reviews about them. thanx guys
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