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    A64 3500 Fan - How loud?

    I'm looking at getting an Athlon 64 3500 Venice Retail pack, can anyone tell me how loud the fan on this is?

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    Not very, but loud enough that youd hear it in a quiet system. DEpends if you turn cool'n'quiet on or not i suppose, but it was by far the loudest thing in my system before watercooling

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    Thanks for the reply herulach, can you suggest a different cooler that isn't too loud?

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    The new Zalman or the Scyther Ninja ? The big Typhoon and Gigabyte thingy also very quiet unless u turn the fan to max speed. Only QuietPC stock the Scythe here though Quite pricey ~40 quids ex P&P
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    Ok thanks Hans, I'll look into them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hans Voralberg
    The new Zalman or the Scyther Ninja ? The big Typhoon and Gigabyte thingy also very quiet unless u turn the fan to max speed. Only QuietPC stock the Scythe here though Quite pricey ~40 quids ex P&P
    I can't vouch for the Zalman CNPS 9500, but my 7000 and 7700 are very mouse-like in the sound department
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