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    Cooling Fan advise

    Hi folks,

    I'm currently using the CPU Cooling Fan from my Boxed Pentium-D 830 3 GHz (PPGA 775)
    It looks like it is broken, as it only runs at 2600 RPM on full speed, instead of 4500.
    It is also not the quietest one, so I'm looking for an Upgrade.
    What would you buy for such a CPU.
    My current Temps are 45-50 Idle, and goes up to 60-70 when I Stress Test the CPU.

    I was looking for a Cooling Fan with more power to cool it down, but also to be quieter then the Intel Boxed one.

    Any advise?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Zalman or something like the Artic Cooling Freezer Pro?

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    artic cooling freezer pro is a good bet, well priced, good cooling

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    Artic pro i have on a 3.4ghz dual core works really well, cant hear the fan at all when you let the M/B control it, but can hear it when boots up or when giving the pc a bit of welly!!!!!

    Cpu temp is 40'c at the min. and fan rpm is 1089

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    Freezer 7 Pro easily, for £12 it can't be beaten.

    Currently running my Core 2 Duo clocked to 2.8 at around 55 degrees with both cores fully loaded on 40% Duty Cycle

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    Ive got the AC Freezer Pro, lovely cooler silent, well built and of course it delivers great cooling for such a small price.

    3.1GHZ IDLE@ 29-31C

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    Another vote for the Arctic Freezer 7 Pro. My Pentium D 940 went from (load) 76c down to 49c

    Very quiet - can finally sleep with my PC on again!

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    So, looks like the Arctic Freezer 7 Pro would be the best.
    I will have a look at it.

    Thanks to all who replied.

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