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How good are the stock intel coolers?

post #1 of 10
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how good are the stock intel coolers on P4 prescotts

are they really that :turd:? ahah and what air cooler do you think i should get?
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post #2 of 10
They are barely able to handle a stock cpu. Go with a big typhoon and a good fan for it.
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post #3 of 10
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yeh i was thinkin about doing that now, how much do you think i could clock my 3.4 too?
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post #4 of 10
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what fan do you think i should buy for it too?
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post #5 of 10
you should be able to hit 4.0 or higher. Any fan with 100cfm or close to it will do fine.
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post #6 of 10
From what ive read on this forum, big thypoon seems to be the way to go, if your system and case are able to facilitate it.
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post #7 of 10
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haha yeh thats a good Point like

what about the asetek vapochill coolers?

they seem good?
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post #8 of 10
They are good. I would suggest either a Big Typoon, or an XP-90 or even XP-120 (if it fits). They all use 92mm fans. Panaflo work great.
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post #9 of 10
stupid stock fan couldnt handle my prescott at stock speed under a load. it got to like 70C! So i got me a xp-90 with a vantec tornado from a fellow O/C.net user and man has it made a difference. The Tornado at 70% speed cools my CPU at 3.6ghz to 42C. I love it
post #10 of 10
i got the gigabyte 3D cooler pro for my CPU and its dropped my temp at load by 15 degrees, it was around 46-48 with stock fan and now its around 31-35 the max ive seen it on is 39 degrees
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