Amd xp2500 Cpu cooling ?

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binni101
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Amd xp2500 Cpu cooling ?

Post by binni101 » Tue Oct 26, 2004 3:32 pm

Hi all I have been searching for a quiet cooling solution but my motherboard (Gigabyte GA-7n400 pro) http://www.giga-byte.com/Motherboard/Pr ... 0Pro2.htm#

but have been unable to find the right heatsink to attatch to the mobo ...
Since its got no holes in it to hold the heatsink in place
(Zalman CNPS7000-AlCu)

Ive tried searching for a solution here on the forum but came up with nothing :shock:

If anyone has had any success with silencing this type of cpu/mobo
(2500xp / Gigabyte 7n400 pro2) ....

plz let me know 8)

Thanks in advance

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Post by Rusty075 » Tue Oct 26, 2004 3:51 pm

The new Thermalright Si-97 might be just what you're looking for.
We've got a review in the works.
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Post by Digitizers » Wed Oct 27, 2004 1:37 pm

i have this same mainboard with a 2800+. the aerocool ht-101 would do the job

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Post by silvervarg » Thu Oct 28, 2004 7:01 am

That coiled turned 90 degrees is very close to the CPU socket, and could possibly interfear with lots of coolers, so I advice you to go with something that has been tested on that particular motherboard.
Digitizers suggestion with HT-101 seems like a very good choice.

That motherboard can't really need active cooler on the NB if it uses a decent heatsink. I would get Zalmans NB-47 heatsink (the blue one). It will monut perfectly with push-pins through the holes in exactly the same manner as the stock NB fan uses.
[size=75][b]Passive XP2500+:[/b] Convection cooled, ~XP1500+, DP-102 cooler, Abit NF7-M, CNPS6000Cu on NB, Antec Overture, Samsung P80 120GB[/size]

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Post by alglove » Thu Oct 28, 2004 3:52 pm

You may also consider something like the Spire WhisperRock IV, which is shaped like an inverted trapezoid:
http://www.spirecooler.com/fcc.asp?ProdID=105

I do not have a GA-7N400 Pro2, though, so I cannot say for sure.

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Post by silvervarg » Fri Oct 29, 2004 2:04 am

The Spire WhisperRock IV is a nice and cheap CPU cooler, but performance is not even close to that of the HT-101.
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Post by alglove » Fri Oct 29, 2004 1:32 pm

silvervarg wrote:The Spire WhisperRock IV is a nice and cheap CPU cooler, but performance is not even close to that of the HT-101.
True, but neither is the price. :P
I do agree that the HT-101 is a better cooler.

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Post by binni101 » Fri Oct 29, 2004 2:28 pm

Thx alot for the replys guys you all have been most helpfull

I think ill probably go for the thermalright one 8)

Thanks alot !

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Post by mr pink » Sat Oct 30, 2004 4:00 am

how about the old zalman flower coolers? I've got my xp2500 cooled by one and it's working great (hasnt hit 50cel in months)

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