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 Post subject: Noiseless CPU cooler -- anyone read German?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2003 10:24 pm 

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 Post subject: Here's Englishish from Google...
PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2003 3:35 am 

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Hey BTG:

Here's what you get with the Google translator; Engishish: ... uage_tools

This one will work, as well:

You can click on the TOC on the left to get the rest of the article, it all gets translated into Englishish on the fly...

Sincerely, Neil

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2003 3:55 am 
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Kewl (as opposed to cool?) I was wondering when someone would offer a consumer heat pipe fin stack for this application. I like the way they solved the gravity feed issue for vertical vs. horizontal mounting. I wonder what kind of temps the cores run. I will have to fool around with bablefish and see if the site makes any sense. Thanks for the link Bacon.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2003 6:55 am 

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Hmm.... I don't think that this is *really* interesting, because the site clearly states that a Dual-Fan PSU is absolutely necessary and that the heatsink has to be directly within the PSU's (hopefully decent) airflow.
The site says that any Thoroughbred core CPU is *NOT* usable with this heatsink.

The heatsink alone is 59,99€ which is IMO actually a decent price, but for the same money you can get an Thermalright SLK-800 with an undervoltet Papst (or Panaflo or something) that will cool your CPU (any Socket A CPU) good enough AND you can use a passively cooled PSU or - which is cheaper - a PSU with a Papst N/2GL (even @ 9V or 7V) or an undervoltet Panaflo.
All in all such a sollution is much quieter than anything that *needs* a 'good airflow' Dual-Fan PSU (read: a NON-MODIFIED Dual-Fan PSU - e.g. any Enermax).
So if I had the choice (read: money) I'd go for a "ProSilence FANLESS 350Watt PSU" with an SLK 800 + Papst N/2GL (which I actually own, but with Papst N/2GML - still practically inaudible when case is closed at the moment - one 80GB 'Cuda is not yet enclosed and therefore is louder than the CPU Cooler) and MAYBE (only if absolutely necessary) an undervoltet N/2GL @ 5 or 7V as an exhaust fan..... *this* would beat the "Calmera ks07" + Enermax Dual-Fan in both noise(lessness) and cooling.

Anyways... development goes on and this heatsink is just another indication of this ;)

BTW. I read german, so if anything specific is still unclear I'll try to explain.

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