help choosing a socket 478 heatsink Tags: Heatsinks Socket Overclocking Product Last response: July 2, 2006 11:40 PM in Overclocking Share wakkoguy July 1, 2006 2:32:00 AM I need help choosing a socket 478 heatsink. What do you all recommend? I am planning to upgrade in a year or so, so I don't want to spend too much. I saw this what do you all think? More about : choosing socket 478 heatsink The_Prophecy July 1, 2006 7:54:24 AM I would say go for the Zalman CNPS9500. It might be overkill, but it works on LGA775, so if you ever want to upgrade to a newer Intel based system, you could still use this heatsink. ZOldDude July 1, 2006 8:43:19 AM Quote:I need help choosing a socket 478 heatsink. What do you all recommend? I am planning to upgrade in a year or so, so I don't want to spend too much. I saw this what do you all think? The best air cooler I have used is the Thermalright SI-120. The way it is built it not just cools better than any I have used but also aids cooling your ram,voltage regulators,ect. http://www.svc.com/si-120.html Spend the money and use it on your next upgrade as well. Z Related resources Socket 478 Heatsink help - Forum Does P4 478 socket heatsink converts for a10 trinity FM2 socket? - Forum Socket 478 Heatsink and socket 423 - Forum Heatsink/fan combo for P4 478 CPU on Socket 423 MB - Forum Heatsink and Fan Mount for Socket 478 Need - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer wakkoguy July 1, 2006 2:51:28 PM So the SI-120 will work for my p4 and a future upgrade like the c2d? Grimmy July 2, 2006 6:22:21 AM It might help to understand what your system specs are (CPU Speed), and why you want a better cooler (OC'ing?). Also you should take into consideration what 3rd party HSF will properly fit on certain system MB. wakkoguy July 2, 2006 5:50:38 PM My dell 8300 mobo just died and I have already upgraded pretty much everything in the case. So now I just bought a retail motherboard and also had to dump the dell case. Essentially, all that is "of dell" is the cpu and the heatsink I want to get a new heatsink that will work with my new motherboard I have a p4 2.8 socket 478 and I just got this mobo http://hypermicro.com/product.asp?pf_id=MBIN527LPT&dept... Grimmy July 2, 2006 10:16:10 PM ARCTIC COOLING FREEZER 4 CPU COOLER FOR INTEL 478 I'm guessing if you shop at SVC, I'd say that would be pretty decent for your 2.8 for under 30 bucks. ($27.20) nick_000000 July 2, 2006 11:40:43 PM Zalman CNPS7700-Cu Zalman CNPS9500 THERMALRIGHT SI-120 THERMALRIGHT XP-120 Any of these will be more than sufficient I have the CNPS7700-Cu and it is a beast of a heatsink. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Abit IT7 478 Socket - replacing Intel Heatsink & Fan Forum F/S Vantec AeroFlow 2 Heatsink Fan Socket 478 Forum How to install socket 370 heatsink on socket 478? Forum What is Best Pentium 4 (socket 478) heatsink Forum SolvedHelp choosing a good compatible Heatsink fan for old computer please. Forum I need help finding a socket 478 mobo Forum Remember socket 478's? Help me plz ^.^ Forum I need a help on Intel Celeron 2.8Ghz on socket 478 Forum Pent. D 2.8 socket 478 or 775? Help! Forum 478 socket heat sink mod help needed Forum Help CPU upgrade question P4 socket 478 400 FSB 1.6 to 2.6 ? Forum Help me with a good socket 478 Motherboard Forum Socket 478 Pentium 4 HELP!!! Forum Where to get a socket 478 PCI-E mobo -- HELP! Forum Help a first time OCer OCing Celeron D 340 on socket 478 PLZ Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !