Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2003

    Air cooling 2.4c

    I have a 2.4c which maxes out at 290 on stock cooling, where it reaches up to low 60s....

    Im planning on getting a better air coolin solution that is NOT louder than the intel stock cooler, what would you recommend?

    I heard that Thermalright SP94 is one of the best heatsinks? What would you recommend for a fan? 120 or 80mm? Is Zalman CNPS7000A-AlCu one of the better ones?


  2. #2
    Member invisible hand's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Vancouver B.C.
    I think you can only use 92mm and an 80mm fans...I'd go with the 92mm because it will push more air at a lower rpm than the 80mm fan

    Also, the SP94 is louder than a stock hs fan even when you turn the fan speed you might want something different.

    Intel Core i5 750 @ 4.15Ghz on water
    Asus Maximus III Formula (Bios 2001)
    G.Skill F3-12800CL7D-4GBRH @ 9-9-9-24
    HIS Radeon HD 6850 (GPU: 800Mhz, Mem:1125)
    Corsair HX620
    Asus Xonar Essence STX
    Windows 7-64Bit Home
    Lian Li V2000

  3. #3
    New Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Hong Kong
    SP94 with 92mm is the best air solution. Thats what I'm using for my 2.4C at 292FSB 24/7. If you worry about noise, pick a low rpm 92mm or use a fan control.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    I would also recommend a 92mm fan, BUT since the 92mm fans usually have a larger "deadspot" you could benefit fron a 80mm in certain cases.

    But as said before, a 92mm pushes more air at a lower noiselever.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts