CPU fan for a 1700+

By livecurrent
May 3, 2003
  1. Im wondering which fan to get for my new 1700+ Ima overclocked it to 2.0 so any feedback is welcome THX.
  2. Tarkus

    Tarkus TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 621

    Haven't used a heatsink/fan for a while but I suggest something like the Swiftech MCX462 (providing you have 4 mounting holes around CPU), Thermalright SLK-800, Volcano 9 or something in that class. Then get a fan around 3900-4500 RPM (I think all those heatsinks use an 80mm fan) and unless you're deaf stay away from the 7000 RPM highspeed fans because they are way too loud.
  3. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,549

    My suggestion is ...

    Thermaltake Volcano 11 [good value]

    GlobalWin CAK-488T [SuperSilent - I use this one - not cheap]

    Both are copper coolers.
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