CPU Fan Speed?

  zams 14:07 04 Dec 2003
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I've got a noisy (vacum cleaner) 7,000 RPM cpu cooling fan for Athlon Xp1700+.

I was wondering, what type of cooling fan should I buy for this processor? I need a quiet one. If I was to buy 3,000 RPM cooling fan, would it work? or would the processor burn? Is it compatible?

Thnx for any replies

  Sion 14:26 04 Dec 2003

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I use one myself on a XP2000 and it does the trick. Very quiet too.

Basically, just look for anything with an 80mm fan that spins at around 2500, and you have a cooler that will easily deal with your 1700XP.

  Sion 14:30 04 Dec 2003

True, airflow throughout the case will cause a difference in temperature on the CPU. Having an exhaust fan can drop your temp several degrees.
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Look at the Panaflo fan L1A 80mm, and use this to suck air out the back of your case. It's a EXTREMELY quiet fan (i can't hear it working) and it drops my temps by about 5c. Hope this is of help to you.

  Allan-263226 15:12 04 Dec 2003

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You could use one like this, it has a PCI slot fan speed controller, you could then change the speed of the fan to suit

  ThePharcyde007 16:03 04 Dec 2003

I have all mine connected to a Aerogate master II CPU, VGA, Hard Drive, and 4 case fans connected to case output 2 inlets 2 outlets coolermaster led fans, they all run at 2500 bar the vga which runs at 4000

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