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My CPU fan is too loud, what should i get instead?

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July 23, 2002 8:58:28 AM

My CPU fan is tou loud, whar should i get instead?

Hi I love a quiet system. Now i Have a Athlon XP 1800+ and a Taisol CGK760092 fan with copper base. Now i need more silet cpu cooling. What should I get. I'm looking for really quiet fans with the same cooling capacaty that I have today.

EPoX 8KHA+
Athlon XP 1800+
ATI Radeon 8500 Retail
IBM 120GXP
SB Live! Player 5.1

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July 23, 2002 10:24:29 AM

Do you have a 80x80 fan? This cuold give you more CFM with less RPM.

Also, try to improve the airflow of your case. At least have one front fan inflow and one back fan outflow. Rounded cables will also help.

Finally, don't worry if temps go up a little bit as far as your computer don't lock up or crash. Temps until 60º are not rare, specially if you are in a hot region. In my case now it's summer and temps above 30º are usual, making my 1.2 Tbird going up to 55º quite easily.

Hope this helps.

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July 23, 2002 10:25:44 AM

an alphapal8045 with an 80mm sunon fan is whisper quiet and cools like a charm.

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