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by loldrup
Tue Jun 24, 2008 9:59 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Zerotherm Zen FZ120 CPU Cooler
Replies: 10
Views: 8194

orientation

Next time you test a heat pipe based cooler, try orientate the motherboard differently to see how it affects heat pipe performance. This might be a weak spot for heat pipes, as they partly depend on gravity forr their operation. Whats the performance gain/loss between mounting it in a tower vs. desk...
by loldrup
Sun Jun 22, 2008 1:41 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: any 92mm top down fans that beats Zalman 7000 in silence?
Replies: 3
Views: 1413

you could aways throw Scythe Shuriken 100mm ultra slim fan makes that HSF one of the lowest HSF combo's. Unlike in Zalman's you can easily swap fan on Shuriken. With the fan its about 64mm tall. I found a review of the Scythe Shuriken 100mm and their measurement says 31.9 dB. Quite a lot. I could t...
by loldrup
Sun Jun 22, 2008 7:29 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: any 92mm top down fans that beats Zalman 7000 in silence?
Replies: 3
Views: 1413

any 92mm top down fans that beats Zalman 7000 in silence?

I plan to cool a Core 2 E7200 on a Intel D945GCLF mini-ITX board and of course want's to make it as low noice as possible. Does anything modern beat the Zalman 7000 at 5v or below, when it comes to noice? Requirements are top down cooler and no more than 92mm fan (the smaller and lower, the better -...
by loldrup
Sat Jun 21, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: heatpipe cooling upside down
Replies: 4
Views: 1717

heatpipe cooling upside down

Hi I am builing a HTPC where the motherboard will be placed upside down, so the CPU cooling fan will suck air in from below. Do any of you know if this will rule heatpipe based CPU coolers out of the game? They work by vaporisation of a liquid. When the liquid is near the CPU it vaporises and the va...