Which cooler device
Home | Reviews and Features | Special Reports | Forums |

Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Which cooler device

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2001
    Hong Kong

    Which cooler device

    I am going for Athlon 1.4GHz soon. What are the most efficient and yet quieter cooler?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    wiltshire, uk
    for a quiet hsf i would recommend the taisol 760 with the inset copper base. but that's about the only decent cooler i've used so it is limited experience.

    1-0 to the tractor boys, 1-0
    trout are freshwater fish and have underwater weapons
    trout are very valuable and immensely powerful
    keep away from the trout

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2000
    London, United Kingdom
    Yes, that's a good HSF.

    I'm still impressed by the ThermoEngine, running on the stock fan- that's pretty quiet.

    AMD Athlon [email protected] (272MHz FSB)
    Abit KT7a RAID
    DiamondMax Plus 60 - 40Gb 7200rpm
    Elsa GeForce2MX 32Mb SDR
    T3 internet
    JESUS IS COMING! everyone look busy
    Main PC: A64 3200+ | 1024MB Kingston RAM (Dual Channel) | WD 160GB | Seagate SATA 160GB w/NCQ | Asus A8N-SLi Deluxe | Connect3D ATi X800XL Pci-E | Coolermaster ATC-710 case | Antec NeoPower 480w PSU | Toshiba 27wl46 27" TFT

    HwC member's gallery - Upload your picture here

    Team HwC [email protected] results - Find out how to sign up here!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2000
    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland
    I'm not so keen on the thermoengine myself. I had pretty crappy results using one, plus it is getting a bit old now as the design does not use copper unlike newer coolers. The Taisol 760 with its copper base is a good solution though. I'd say the best quiet cooling out there at the moment is either the Swiftech MC462 or ALPHA PAL8045 mounted with a quiet 80mm fan....

    Duron [email protected] 2.1v Air Cooled
    ALPHA PAL6035 & Delta 7000rpm
    Abit KT7 Raid w/voltage mod
    IBM 75 GXP UDMA100
    Gainward Geforce2 Pro 64Meg
    256Mb Crucial PC133 CAS2
    Belinea 10-30-40 17" 0.26
    Turtle Beach Santa Cruz S/Card
    ASUS 50x
    Mitsumi 8x 2x CD-R
    GlobalWin 802 w/5x80mm YS-Techs
    Duron [email protected] 2.1v Air Cooled - RIP

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2000
    Gothenburg, Sweden
    Originally posted by PeterTsang:
    I am going for Athlon 1.4GHz soon. What are the most efficient and yet quieter cooler?
    Watercooling is still the most effective and silent form of cooling.

    Unreal Tournament
    The Swedish-Pain-Patrol

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2001
    Aberdeen, Scotland
    I have the ThermalRight SK6.
    I don't know if its quiet with the standard fan but the delta 7000rpm one is bloody noisy
    I do idle about 29 degrees and under load about 39(sisoft sandra burnin wizard).

    Athlon1.4Ghz([email protected])
    ThermalRight SK6+DeltaFan
    ASUS A7M266 Motherboard
    ASUS 8200 Geforce 3 Pure
    Aureal Vortex2 SuperQuad
    256 PC2100 DDR Cas2.5
    Enermax 350w DualFan PSU
    CPU: Intel i7 2600K @ 4.6Ghz
    Mobo: Asus P8P67 Pro B3 Revision
    Mem: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1866MHz
    Video: 2 x MSI HD5850 Twin Frozr II (CrossfireX)
    HDD: Crucial C300 128GB SSD, Seagate Momentus XT 500GB
    Sound: RealtekŪ ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio
    OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts