Sunbeam Silent Whisper K8


<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script> Posted 7/17/2006
Author: Nicholas Sarpolis (NickS)
Hardware Acquired: FrozenCPU


Included with the heatsink is just a manual. The mounting mechanism is already on the heatsink.

Lets take a closer look.

First thing you'll notice is the monster 92mm fan. It's got an interesting frameless design, allowing for maximum airflow and silence. The built in grille is nice too, so it doesn't eat your cables, or fingers.

The heatsink comes pre-applied with an actual thermal paste, thats simple to wipe off, instead of a wax based pad. I'm glad to see Sunbeam use paste, as it generally outperforms pads. Cleaning off the base reveals a rather dull finish. It's acceptable, especially since it's a value oriented heatsink, but theres always room for improvement.
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05-06-2006, 10:12:48

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 HereQuote

05-06-2006, 10:52:55

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

05-06-2006, 11:00:20

Meh, bring on dual G80sQuote

05-06-2006, 11:06:53

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

05-06-2006, 11:22:06

Originally Posted by name='Kempez'
Imma see if I can get hold of one of these
you would wouldnt you lol, just cant say noQuote

05-06-2006, 11:27:13

yeah but I'm not buying one

Waste of money imoQuote

06-06-2006, 00:28:19

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 reviewQuote

06-06-2006, 01:16:48

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

06-06-2006, 01:33:04

Originally Posted by name='Ham'
Meh, bring on dual G80s

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