Sunbeam Silent Whisper K8

Introduction

Introduction

These days more and more people are looking to have silent PC's. People are getting sick of the "jet taking off" sound when they fire up their rig, but they don't want to sacrafice their overclocks either. Manufacturers have been adapting to this, by implementing heatpipes and changing loud fans to quiet ones, adding more fins to increase surface area, etc. Sunbeam is one of those manufacturers, releasing their Silent Whisper K8 series.

Packaging

The Sunbeam Silent Whisper K8 comes in a nice colorful box with pictures and information about the heatsink on every side.





Taking a closer look at the box, you'll notice that it boasts its features, like a frameless grilled fan, heatpipes, etc. On the back it clearly lists the specifications of the fan and heatsink.

Specification

K8 Version
Fan Speed 1800 RPM
Weight 504 g
Socket Type Socket 754 / 939 / 940
Application
AMD Sempron (Socket 754)
AMD Athlon 64 all frequencies
AMD Opteron all frequencies

Thermal Resistance
Silent Whisper 775 Version 0.19
Intel Stock Cooler 0.26
Silent Whisper K8 Version 0.20
AMD Stock Cooler 0.34

Noise Level
Silent Whisper 775 Version 25 DBA
Intel Stock Cooler 38 DBA
Silent Whisper K8 Version 23 DBA
AMD Stock Cooler 34 DBA
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Most Recent Comments

05-06-2006, 10:12:48

Dav0s
Today sees the release of the nVidia 7950 graphics cards, with XFX releasing both Extreme and XXX versions which come heavily pre-overclocked.

Read About it Here

05-06-2006, 10:52:55

llwyd
wow, nvidia dont know where to stop.....which is a damn good thing imo

05-06-2006, 11:00:20

Ham
Meh, bring on dual G80s

05-06-2006, 11:06:53

FarFarAway
Imma see if I can get hold of one of these

05-06-2006, 11:22:06

llwyd
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Kempez'
Imma see if I can get hold of one of these
you would wouldnt you lol, just cant say no

05-06-2006, 11:27:13

FarFarAway
yeah but I'm not buying one

Waste of money imo

06-06-2006, 00:28:19

PV5150
Wow aesthetically they don't do a lot for me, they look quite ugly tbh. Although I'm sure that they'll push through the pixels quite well. I think I'll wait for next the next gen though. Agreed with Kemp here though, we need to have one for a review

06-06-2006, 01:16:48

JN
I certainly wouldn't buy one - i can just imagine the driver issues now...

06-06-2006, 01:33:04

Eguy
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Ham'
Meh, bring on dual G80s
Yes
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