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nrs421
01-26-05, 08:16 AM
hey guys,

i just got a Athlon 64 3500 (Socket 939) and was wondering what fan i should get....right now i am using the stock amd fan

also what do you think about the thermaltake silent boost k8 fan?
http://www.thermaltake.com/coolers/venus/rs/a1838.htm

BrianG
01-26-05, 09:50 AM
hey guys,

i just got a Athlon 64 3500 (Socket 939) and was wondering what fan i should get....right now i am using the stock amd fan

also what do you think about the thermaltake silent boost k8 fan?
http://www.thermaltake.com/coolers/venus/rs/a1838.htm
Too many positive reviews for the Zalman line of Socket 939 coolers to ignore - http://www.zalmanusa.com/usa/product/code_list.asp?code=005

I had one of their first coolers inthe states for the Athlon/Duron. Here is the review - http://www.nvnews.net/reviews/zalman/introduction.shtml

Ahhh, memories...

Tr1cK
01-26-05, 11:04 AM
Im using the A1838 Silent Boost with the fan off my Volcano 12 on it, seems to be doing well enough for me.

Rob80
01-30-05, 11:36 PM
I really like the Zalman CNPS7700-AlCu. It's better than the all copper one because it's not as heavy and seems to work just as good, and it's quite too! :afro2:

Akirhol
01-30-05, 11:48 PM
I'm a fan of the Thermalright heatsinks. I just ordered the XP-120 (http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=35-109-118&depa=0), along with a Panaflo 120mm fan (http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=35-180-081&depa=0) to strap on top of it. Disadvantage is obviously the size of the heatsink, so if you don't have much room around the socket you probably don't wanna go this way. I agree that the Zalman line is quite popular and should serve you well if you go with it.

jAkUp
01-30-05, 11:56 PM
Thermalright :)

1337_Like_ThaT
01-31-05, 04:40 AM
Like my avatar, it's all about Thermalright. Do either XP-120 or XP-90 if concerned with size/weight. A co-worker of mine recently purchased an Athlon 3500 and ordered a XP-90 from newegg with a 80mm Vantec Tornado. Awesome combination, a little on the loud side though, but gets the job done. :)