Intel P4 Socket 775 Heatsink Roundup

Cooling/CPU Cooling by JNav89GT @ 2005-01-05

Looking to cool that small nuclear reactor Intel has sold you in the Prescott P4. Well we have for you today 6 samples of aftermarket LGA775 coolers that might just let you squeak a little more MHz out of your CPU, or at the very least allow the CPU to run just a bit cooler.

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Data Results

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Noise Graphs

To give you a better idea of how noisy each heatsink/fan combination was we ranked them according to this table. A bit too subjective for you? Fine, just skip it then. ;-)

Noise Measuring
0 passive
1 inaudible in open air
2 inaudible in case
3 audible if you pay attention
4 well audible, far from annoying
5 well audible, but not annoying
6 too loud for working (intolerant to noise)
7 too loud for working (tolerant to noise)
8 too loud for gaming
9 too loud for LAN party's
10 headache within minutes

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DATA Table

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