CPU Cooler What Rating..How Can I Tell

  rbolwell2 16:32 23 Nov 2005
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I have a few CPU Coolers and would like to know what CPU type & Speed they are rated for.

How Can i tell this, there is no packaging or documentation with them

  ade.h 16:39 23 Nov 2005

I'm guessing they don't have any model numbers or brand names printed on them then. If they do, even if it's just a brand name, then a search should throw something up. If you can find the manufacturer's website, you might get some spec sheets.

  rbolwell2 16:50 23 Nov 2005

No markings at all, what can i do

  ade.h 16:57 23 Nov 2005

Not a lot, unless it looks unusual and a description might jog someone's memory. eg. if it was a Zalman, you'd know it because they look like nothing else. If it's bog standard, then you'd be safer to replace it with a model that you know works with your chosen CPU. Better safe than sorry with CPU cooling.

  rbolwell2 17:01 23 Nov 2005

Thanks for the help. As thought, not a lot I can do then. I had better bight the bullet and replace with new. Better label things in future

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