QUIET! CPU fan

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QUIET! CPU fan

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I got the Thermaltake Dragon for my 2.0 Ghz Pentium 4... Socket 478. This thing is so blasted loud. If I put it on low it is tolerable. Since I'm not overclocking, what ultra quiet CPU fan would you suggest? I want to be able to hear a mouse fart from accross the room, with the PC on.
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Post by lil boi phreak »

good luck...with the mouse farting. I have the Volcano 9 for my amd ....i dunno if it works with the intel processors; I'm not too familiar with them. but it has a few different ways to set it up...you can put the lil thermometer on the back of the die and the fan on the heatsink will adjust the fan speed with temp. of the processor. (note: I didnt set this up...i was squeamish enough about builing it at putting the AS3 on the die...no way in HELL im gonna put something i have no idea if im even doing right on there.) ..you can have it on manual control to adjust the speed or full speed ahead.....its a good fan...check it out
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Post by Tau »

Take a look here

http://www.quietpc.com/
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Check out the Arkua coolers. http://www.arkua.com

That's what I have in mine It's much quieter than a volcano 7+ and it works really well. My pc runs at a stable 40C I oc'd it by 100MHz and the temp is 41C. I can't complain. I wasn't able to mount the Volcano 7+ on my board and the stock cooler didn't do it's job. I'd recommend the Arkua anytime.
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Post by GillianTan »

Hmm....cause I want something that will be quiet, I hate loud computers, but I want it to be effective and reliable also.

Could someone post like a comparison of the db rating/rpm speed/air flow of popular sock 478 coolers?
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Here's what I did. I cut a hole in the front of the PC for the switch. Then i glued the switch in there... instead of reaching behind, I'll keep it on the front. I think this should be OK.
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Post by [email protected] »

You could put a Zalman "Fanmate" on it rarther than relying on the Tt
speed controller, then you pretty much have infinite adjustability.

As far as the fan goes is it a quality ball bearing type?

How deep is the fan ? 25/38mm?

best thing I have come across for noise & prettyness Zalman flower
however it cooling capabilities are a tad disaapointing (Look Nice tho)

So you are left with a Thermalrite SLK800 & deepest moosing 800mm
fan you can get with a fanmate (to keep it quiet)

Best can suggest :roll:
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Are you sure?

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Are you sure it is the CPU fan and not the power supply fan? Just asking. I replaced my power fan because my neighbor can hear it, he said what was I doing doing with my lawnmower inside my house.
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Re: Are you sure?

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jydgreat wrote:Are you sure it is the CPU fan and not the power supply fan? Just asking. I replaced my power fan because my neighbor can hear it, he said what was I doing doing with my lawnmower inside my house.

I'm sure its the CPU fan. I forgot to plut it in when I first booted the PC, and it was silent.
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