Sunbeam Silent Whisper K8

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<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ufo1.com/ad/c.js"></script> Posted 7/17/2006
Author: Nicholas Sarpolis (NickS)
Hardware Acquired: FrozenCPU

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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

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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