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by cmthomson
Thu Mar 16, 2006 11:56 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Passive cooling for Pentium D 9xx?
Replies: 9
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@ Jaganath: "passively cooling" means for me anything other than this horrible Intel fan! :lol: I think I'm gonna end up going with the Ninja and some ducting. I was in Hong Kong a week ago and I finally put my hand on a beautiful Phantom 500. You won't go wrong with this. I run an 830 D (which run...
by cmthomson
Sun Mar 05, 2006 3:59 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Recommended Motherboards: From a Silence Perspective 1.1
Replies: 163
Views: 211936

passively cooled motherboards

I'm a bit surprised nobody has mentioned the ASUS P5LD2 775 motherboard. It's completely passive, with large heatsinks on the Vcore and north bridge, and a small heat sink on the south bridge. It appears to be designed to take advantage of the downwash from the stock Pentium D HSF to cool the MB com...