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Zalman with PIII 1Gig

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by petrolhead, Feb 27, 2003.

  1. petrolhead

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    Will the Zalman CPU cooler be ok with a PIII 1 gig without using the fan. I am sure I saw a report where they used one ona P4 with no fan,
     
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    I wouldn't risk it!

    A better cooler than the Zalman is the Thermaltake slk800 with a panaflo fan. Bit more money though.
     
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    I've been running my P3 800Mhz with low speed fan (2,900rpm) for months now with almost zero noise and no problems even with gaming...temps stay well below 45c at max usage.... I use the Zalmon speed control device with a reasonable Coolermaster heatsink & fan.

    I'd think it risky running a 1Ghz without a fan.
     
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    My celeron 1.2 with a zalman flower with the fan @ 1800rpm used to run about 45C. My current XP2100+ only runs at 47C under full load with the thermaltake and slow panaflow @ 2000rpm and is at least as quiet if not quieter than the Zalman.
     
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    Thats a good article untill you get to the case, A tower is easier to cool than a desktop and case fans:rolleyes: Its one thing getting rid of the fan over the HS but if your going to have to have case fans instaed it kinder defeats the object to me. My temps were in a Dign desktop case with no additional fans.

    I can overclock the xp2100+ by raising the FSB to 333 and get XP2700+ speeds, at full load it still only reaches 52C with the thermaltake, it really is a great HSF.;)
     
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    Just to add, my HTPC with the seisonic psu and thermaltake hsf measures about 41db on my crappy sound meter at 1m.
     
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    If you go the Zalman route then the stock fan at the slowest setting really isn't that bad, I haven't tried the Vantec Stealth but prefer Panaflo to Papst.

    Any idea where to get a Vantec in the UK?
     
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    Not yet, I have sent them an email.

    Panaflo? Is this another silent type fan? If it is then where can I get one?

    Cheers

    Peter
     
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    Hmm

    Thanks for that but I am after a 60x60 fan so I need to keep looking
     
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    For a HS or case fan?
     
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    Sorry - for a heatsink but I am sure a case fan would do
     
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    What about getting the bracket that goes with the flower that holds a fan above the HS and then attach a 92mm directly above your existing heatsink. To get the same amount of airflow with a 60mm then it will be really LOUD.

    http://www.koolnquiet.co.uk/index.php?main=catalog&id=5

    Fans are fans, they just come in different sizes and airflow.
     
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    I'm trying to catch up on this hsf knowledge as the bearings sound to have gone in my Athlon 1900+ desktop cpu fan right now, so I'm thinking of replacing it with a quieter one, I already have an Exermax whisper adjustable psu in there.

    Currently cpu 54C, 28C case, full load, psu fan turned down to quiet but just audiable.

    John, is the heatsink you're mentioning actually the ThermalRight SLK-600? As per http://www.overclockersonline.com/index.php?page=articles&num=160

    Any recommendations on a good uk supplier for the quietest (92mm stealth) fan?

    regards,
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    Rob

    Hmmm thermaltake ~ thermalright something like that, actually the one I'm talking about is the slk800, the difference between the 600 and 800 is the 600 is designed to take a 60mm fan where the 800 is designed to take an 80mm but as I said you can squeeze a 92mm on to it, I got my HS from

    https://www.chillblast.com/productsdetail.asp?PGID=13&PGSID=274

    and added a 92mm Panaflo from

    http://www.theoverclockingstore.co....sket_session=ef18d7be40dc1c00f1541e291c390cc6

    the overclocking store do free delivery:smashin:

    I would expect a drop of about 6-8C with the above combination.


    Petrolhead,

    I used to use that 60mm Papst fan as a case exhaust in my Dign untill I went the better HSF route and discovered I didn't need any. Its pretty good as 60mm fans go. I have no idea about the Antec HSF.
     

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