[conspire] looking for good FAQ Websites for CPU heatsink/Fan hardware

prosolutions at gmx.net prosolutions at gmx.net
Thu Apr 3 20:52:05 PDT 2008

go to fry's and get any of the special cpu/fan/mobo specials.  i got one
for $59 and am very happy with it

their ads are at

So wrote K Sandoval on Thursday,  3 April 2008:
> Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 18:21:47 -0700
> From: K Sandoval <indigo.kai at gmail.com>
> To: conspire at linuxmafia.com
> Subject: [conspire] looking for good FAQ Websites for CPU heatsink/Fan
> 	hardware
> Hiya Everyone!
> Good News, I finally received a call from Central Computers and they
> have the Case, and the Power Supply that I want.
> > http://www.centralcomputers.com/commerce/ccp64648--23cm48np-cooler-master-rc-340c-kkn1-gp-elite-340c-rc-340c-kkn1-gp-cascm-rc340r.htm
> > http://www.centralcomputers.com/commerce/catalog/product.jsp?product_id=22280&czuid=1206873904625
> But they are unable to provide me with the CPU Fan.
> > http://www.centralcomputers.com/commerce/catalog/product.jsp?product_id=19968&czuid=1206306899234
> The salesperson at Central Computer has suggested that I use a
> "standard issue" 775 socket fan that normally comes with new systems.
> He said they normally cost about $10.00
> I looked at one CPU Fan/Heatsink while I was at Central Computers on
> Monday, and it was HUGE!  I had no idea CPU Fan/Heatsinks were that
> large.  We are talking the size of a Large Starbucks Travel Mug.
> I am not quiet sure I like this idea.  I saw Rick mention something
> about bearings and I was wondering, can someone direct me to a good
> website that I review and research CPU hardware?
> I would like to know what to look for before I go agreeing to use some
> "standard-issue" and possibly very CHEAP cpu fan/heatsink.
> Rick: Are brands like "PQI" reliable choices, too?  Dunno.  Please buy
> a bunch and let us know in a year.  ;->  (Information has value:
> Mushkin et alii
> are able to charge higher prices because of the reputation they've earned.)
> Kai: I had one of the engineers at VMware recommend PQI RAM for my
> eMachine, and I have had no problems that I can tell with the two 1GB
> RAM Sticks currently in my eMachine.  That is why I was looking at PQI
> RAM again.
> How do you know when you are having RAM Memory Issues?  What kind of
> symptoms suggest a RAM Memory problem?
> Rick: Ordinarily, you'll have to offer people on Linux mailing lists
> significant money to help you with problems related to building an
> MS-Windows machine:
> Kai: I understand. If I thought I could get Ubuntu running on this
> BioStar motherboard without TOO many headaches I might try it.
> However since (knock-on-wood) the eMachine is running Ubuntu just
> fine, I figure I should stay with what is working, and donate the
> BioStar motherboard to my dad's system. Since he need a real basic XP
> SP2 system and nothing more.  Later I can order a more Linux-friendly
> motherboard for myself during the summer.  In regards to compensation,
> hmmm that is a definitely possibility I am willing to consider.
> - Kai
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