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My current setup is OK but the noisy northbridge fan is driving me nuts. Don't have the funds to upgrade the entire system, so would like to stick to a socket 939.

I tried a ASUS A8N32 off eBay, but the seller sold me crap. Looking to buy a new board.

Which boards out there are good and are fanless (heatpipe)? Wouldn't mind having SLI as an option too.
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post #2 of 10
I know how noisy the A8N-E's NB fan are, and it's awful.

Get a Thermalright HR-05(-SLi) SLi edition
I can't find the non-SLi edition on Newegg.
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post #3 of 10
sweet , im gunna get one of those, i hate nb fans.
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post #4 of 10
A8R32-MPV If you want ATI Chipset or A8N32-SLI if you want nVidia Chipset.
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post #5 of 10
Grab that chipset fan, it can take a 70 mm fan too. So you can use your stock amd heatsink fan for super cooling, for uber overclocking.
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post #6 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by gonX View Post
I know how noisy the A8N-E's NB fan are, and it's awful.

Get a Thermalright HR-05(-SLi) SLi edition
I can't find the non-SLi edition on Newegg.
Good option for him! It's not listed as known to fit or not fit his MB, but by the looks of it there should be no problem!
    
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post #7 of 10
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the idea, it did not occur to me to just get rid of the fan!
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post #8 of 10
I love my Asus A8N32 SLI Deluxe s939 with silent north and south cooling.



Buddy running one too, and its really nice. Looks nice too.

Also if your on water cooling there is an optional very silent Fan for up on thoes top fins by the cpu.

Good luck
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Biostar TForce 6100.

Passive NB/SB.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Pook View Post
Biostar TForce 6100.

Passive NB/SB.
So it doesn't get hot when you OC it?
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