View Full Version : Cool & Quiet PC Advice Needed

16-02-2005, 10:10 AM
I've been doing a little looking around the net for coolers for my PC.
I have a Pentium 4 3.2GHz cPU on a Asus P4P800SE motherboard.
The case runs a little hot especially when under load from games and when the room temperature rises in the afternoon. The CPU fan can also be identified as the source of the bulk of the noise coming from the system, most likely due to the fact that it is just the heatsink and fan that came with the CPU itself.

There are 2 CPU coolers that I have been giving thought to about purchasing to help my cause. These are:

- Vantec Vp4-7245 Aeroflow2 (P4)
- Zalman CNPS7000B-AlCu CPU Cooler

Does anyone have any advice on which of these 2 are best (I have heard the Zalman is quite heavy), or on a different heatsink altogether that might be even better than those that I have listed?