Shipset fan and ram cooler suggestion need

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by ecktt, May 25, 2007.

  1. ecktt

    ecktt Limp Gawd

    Oct 22, 2004
    Ordered a Asus P5K Deluxe and from the lloks of it, the chipset is passively cooled only. I be dumping 8GB of ram on this mobo as well. Any suggestions for a fan to mount on the NB, SB and ram?
  2. calebb

    calebb 1337 liek JeffK

    Mar 26, 2000
    I'll see if I can get some pics later - but I'm using an Antec card cooler to blow air across the northbridge / MOSFET heatsinks:

    (My case has the motherboard mounted upside-down - I attached the extension to this cooler and pointed the fan so it blows "down" underneath my tuniq HSF and across the chipset heatsinks).

    It lowered my idle temps ~5C and load ~8C when it's on high. (slightly less on medium - and it's pretty quiet on medium and low)

    $10 at Staples or $20 at Fry's. (I picked it up at Staples ;))