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Worm

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Jun 14, 2001
How ya'll doing. Let me start off by saying, yes, I am a newbie to this board. So, please... don't burn me too bad...

So here are my barrel of questions (which are gonna be like 2 or 3):

I'm gonna get a new CPU fan, do you guys think Black ThermoEngine fans are good? If not, what do you guys recommend?

Would the CPU be ruined if you put cooled air (like air that was passed over somethin' REALLY cold like a mini A/C)?

And what's the best way to have the air inside the case be cooled?


I'd appreciate any and all replies. thanks!
 

UnseenMenace

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Apr 23, 2001
Welcome to the Forum.

In order to offer you the best advice we can on buying a new hsf we do need to know what CPU you are running and your spending budget.
The best way to cool a case obviously depends largely on budget and your ability to put up with noise (I have five 120mm fans in my case which work well, but are obviously more noisey that watercooling)
The more information you give us about your system the better the advice we will be able to give you.
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Duron 800 @ 1050 with Global Win FOP-32 (140 x 7.5)
Abit KT7A-Raid
512 mb (PC133 Crucial Stuff CAS 2)
Hard Drive Cooler
Elsa Eraser X2 Gforce with Blue Orb (modified to display as a Quadro and overclocked http://www.tweakhardware.com/guide/quadro/ )
Sound Blaster Live
Full Tower with 5 (120 mm) case fans with seperate PSU
 
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Worm

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yeah...I forgot to mention that... lets see myspecs:

AMD Athlon 900
K7T Pro 2A
Leadtek Geforce2 MX
SB Live Value
384ram
Middletower
20g HD

I hope that's enough info. Thanks!

SAW
 

outhouse

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Location
Auburn California
Worm (Jun 16, 2001 04:55 a.m.):
How ya'll doing. Let me start off by saying, yes, I am a newbie to this board. So, please... don't burn me too bad...

So here are my barrel of questions (which are gonna be like 2 or 3):

I'm gonna get a new CPU fan, do you guys think Black ThermoEngine fans are good? If not, what do you guys recommend?

Would the CPU be ruined if you put cooled air (like air that was passed over somethin' REALLY cold like a mini A/C)?

And what's the best way to have the air inside the case be cooled?


I'd appreciate any and all replies. thanks!

Well we would never burn anyone if someone was caught burning anyone they would be history in this forum.

Running AC to your PC would be great if you wanted to you would just have to make sure you dont get any condensation but that reall should not be a problem. Cooler is allways better.

I have no exsperience with the BTE fan it sounds fine to me but your going to have 2 options more air and more noise or less air and less noise sometimes the quiet ones will give good results almost as much as the noisy ones on the other hand some people like the noise of the deltas lets em know its working. also there are some tricks to keep the noisy ones quiet.

good luck