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May 11, 2004 2:05:27 AM

I was hoping to slightly over-clock my system, so I need something that will keep my cpu cool enough, but I also don’t want to hear a jet landing in my computer room every time I boot up. I was planning on building a 2.8Ghz P4 800FSB/512k on an Asus P4P800 Deluxe motherboard with 512MB(2x256MB) Corsair Twinx PC3200 dual-channel memory and a Radeon 9700Pro 128MB video card. I was hoping to use all of THG's guides to help me boost this system up to a generous 3.0-3.1Ghz system, but am unsure of how to cool everything. All of the articles on cooling units that I searched for and found seem to be out-dated or hardly very comparative. I am hoping not to have to spend more than $100 on a cooling system, so I am thinking that liquid-based cooling units are out of question. I have not seen any real reviews of the Thermaltake Subzero4g cooling system, but it sounds awfully tempting. http://www.thermaltake.com/coolers/subzero/subzero4g.ht...
Any help would be appreciated.

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May 11, 2004 2:15:57 AM

Actually the Thermaltake's Peltier product is crap, get the Swiftech MCX-4000T if you're into Peltiers, but you'll need a powerful fan, like a 92mm tornado, however it'll handle up to load of 100watt of heat.

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