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    Question Recommend cpu cooling before we have a fire

    We have a self built server in our office, due the temps today, the stock intel HSF cant cope and the CPU hit 90c!!

    Its a 775 3Ghz chip

    Can anyone recommend a good HSF and ideally some where that sells AS5

    Thanks

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    Good cooler is the Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro, found here...linky

    And they also sell AS5....linky


    Hope that helps.....

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    Thanks Jinx!!

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    No probs......just be aware that if your cpu cooler needs to be of slightly lower profile, or you have restricted space in the case, then the Freezer 7 probably won't fit.......it's quite tall (once sat on the CPU)....

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    • madman045's system
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    Well ive just been asked to find a better case for it now too...

    Needs to have either 92mm or 120mm fans and ones blowing on the HDDs, any suggestions?

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    Akasa Eclipse - I have one and I think it's brill. Or

    http://forums.hexus.net/showpost.php...4&postcount=10

    Have used one of those cases, it's more or less the same as the Antec SLK3000.

    Do you have a budget? How many hard disks?

    The Akasa is high end but the SLK / Compucase are low/mid type.
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    those chips are always stupidly hot, its probably your server causing the heatwave not the other way around

    i know it wouldnt hurt to keep it cooler, but you could also just block up some of the case intakes and use it as a 24/7 kettle

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    kustompcs do AS5 if you need it.

    Second the Eclipse but you need to get the 120mm fans, but they shouldn't run you to more than £7 for two Akasa Black Fans. No worries about height in that.

    Supposedly (although I don't have expereicne) but the Antect P180 is also quite good at keeping things cool and comes with fans, but you need to make sure your ATX power cable is long enough.

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    arctic freezer pro is very good.
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    thats reserator beef!! but yes. good but probs not for a office server
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    zalmans perfect for that aslong as it aint in a rack cos its huge, if not theres some cool zalman copper heatsinks
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    You might want to consider Arctic Cooling MX-1 instead of AS5, as it does not require "routine" replacement - i.e. every 6 to 12 months. Scan sell it. Recommend the SLK3000 case - it's fantastic quality at a low price. Unfortunately Scan don't sell it, but ebuyer do.

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    • madman045's system
      • Motherboard:
      • P9X79 Pro
      • CPU:
      • I7-3820
      • Memory:
      • 32GB
      • Storage:
      • Not enough!
      • Graphics card(s):
      • HD7970
      • PSU:
      • 850w Corsair
      • Case:
      • Corsair Carbide 300R
      • Operating System:
      • Win 7 Ultimate X64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2713HM & 2007WFP
      • Internet:
      • Plusnet FTTC - 30mbit/7mbit
    Thanks for all the suggestions, i will pass them on the boss and let him make the decision!!

    Andy

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