Trying to find out what is the best possible heatsink and fan I could get. Have been really interested in ocing for awhile, but I am staying away from watercooling for right now. Just want to know which is the best heatsink/fan. Thanks in advance.
Welcome to the forums, SupraMan. I went with the Thermalright AX7 with a Delta 80mm fan. It was too loud, so I bought a rheostat to control the noise / RPM of the fan to get a good balance between cooling performance and sound. Be sure to read the HSF reviews on the main page (the link that Iron Hawk gave) so that you make an educated decision. Also, the AX7 is BIG and may not fit a motherboard crowded with capicators.
HI, Kosmic1 what are your temps, and fan rpms? also what is the stepping on your xp1800? im just curious as to how my thermoengine stacks up against your ax7. my case temps are 21c and my cpu is 26c but when i take cpuidle off they go up to 36c this is at 1.89v(mbm) or 1.8v(mobo) at 1555mhz (this is all idle)