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    Recommend me a Cooler (LGA775)

    Moving my home NAS to a Fractal Design Node 304 so thinking of upgrading the heatsink also.

    Need a really quiet but efficient heatsink max up to 165mm tall?
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    Re: Recommend me a Cooler (LGA775)

    Xigmatek Thor's Hammer? From eBay for £15.99? > Xigmatek Thor's Hammer for £15.99

    Passive and should be more that enough. What is your NAS CPU? On the other hand I don't think you have something in your NAS what this cooler can't handle .

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    Re: Recommend me a Cooler (LGA775)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bonebreaker777 View Post
    What is your NAS CPU? On the other hand I don't think you have something in your NAS what this cooler can't handle .
    Yep you are right - its an Intel dual core E5200 2.5Ghz.

    On this board - Intel DG45FC (ITX with on board video)

    4GB RAM (2 X 2GB)

    Plus three HDDs - 2 x 1TB, 1 x 2TB

    OS on CF card (internal SATA based card reader)

    And that's it.

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    Re: Recommend me a Cooler (LGA775)

    Go for a passive cooler. It can't go ever wrong and for sure it will be quiet. If I could I would gladly give you mine to try it (as I am waiting for a MoBo).

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    Re: Recommend me a Cooler (LGA775)

    I ordered the Xigmatek you linked to - thanks again for that

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    Re: Recommend me a Cooler (LGA775)

    sorry too slow here but I would of said a 2nd hand scythe ninja rev b, you've got plenty of space and a fairly cool running cpu so almost anything cheap would be fine.

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    Re: Recommend me a Cooler (LGA775)

    Quote Originally Posted by kmac View Post
    I ordered the Xigmatek you linked to - thanks again for that
    You welcome. Good luck

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    Re: Recommend me a Cooler (LGA775)

    Quote Originally Posted by Pob255 View Post
    sorry too slow here but I would of said a 2nd hand scythe ninja rev b, you've got plenty of space and a fairly cool running cpu so almost anything cheap would be fine.
    Thanks pob, but a mentioned, already ordered the Xigmatek. Searching through ebay uk, seemed the cheapest decent cooler.

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