Jump to content
EwinRacing Flash Series Gaming Chairs

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'vintage cooler'.

More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


  • Forum Introduction & Feedback
    • Site Announcements, Rules & New Member Intros
    • TechInferno Forum Feedback
  • Tech News & Reviews
    • News & Reviews
  • Notebooks & e-GPU Discussions
    • DIY e-GPU Projects
    • General Notebook Discussions
    • Notebook OEM Subforums
    • What Notebook Best Fits My Needs?
    • Legacy Articles
  • Desktop & General Hardware
    • General Desktops Discussion
    • Desktop Hardware
    • Overclocking, Cooling & Build Logs
  • Software, Networking & PC Gaming
    • PC Gaming
    • Video Driver Releases & Discussion
    • Networking
    • General Software Discussion
  • Everything Else
    • Off Topic


  • SVL7 & Klem VBIOS Mods
    • AMD
    • Alienware M11x R3
    • Alienware M14x R2
    • Alienware M17x R4
    • Alienware M18x R1
    • Alienware M18x R2
    • Kepler VBIOS
    • Lenovo Y400-Y500
    • Lenovo Y410p-Y510p
    • Lenovo Y580-Y480
    • Legacy BIOS/VBIOS
    • Maxwell VBIOS
    • Sony Vaio SVS13 / SVS15 series
    • Clevo
  • Utilities

Product Groups

  • Tech|Inferno Elite Membership
  • Hardware


  • Frontpage News
    • General News
    • Reviews
    • Hardware News
    • Software News
    • PC Gaming News
    • Science & Technology News
  • Promoted Posts
    • Guides
    • Hardware
    • Software


  • Hardware
    • Notebooks and Components
    • Desktop and Components
    • Phones
    • Accessories
  • Software
    • PC Games
    • All Other Software

Find results in...

Find results that contain...

Date Created

  • Start


Last Updated

  • Start


Filter by number of...


  • Start






Website URL







Found 1 result

  1. All started when my brother's ASUS H61 motherboard died and I got his Celeron G540 (socket 1155). I also had an mITX case with a dead custom PSU that I don't intend to fix (Hantol HC ITX02). He now needs another PC in his bookshop, so, I decided to buy a cheap mITX 1155 socket motherboard that would use an External power brick. And I found a great deal on a Lenovo m91p motherboard @ 22$ plus shipping. Or so I thought. This motherboard uses non reference cooler holes making it impossible to fit the stock Intel cooler (or any other cooler that I had laying around and would fit the case). So I decided to use the old cooler from a Celeron D 330 (2.66GHz) a friend gave me after his motherboard died... It seems to have a big amount of aluminum in the middle and have aluminum fins... It just needed some trimming on the side cause there are some capacitors. I kind of hooked it on the motherboard using an 14" fan protector I got from a dead Thermaltake and some M3 screws and nuts. Add some MX2 the old stock Intel cooler on top of it and the results where ~ 26C @ idle and ~52C @ full load (using stress on Fedora 22). Pretty solid! I then decided to add an silent 92mm Scythe fan and the results where even better ~20-21C @ idle and ~ 45C @ full load... I lastly tried to use it passively, after an hour idle temperature was merely @ 66C and It took 30min of full load for the temperature to reach 100C. This means that I can probably run it with one or two case fans only. This will be tested. The results show that the old Celeron's D (73W rated TDP) had some pretty solid cooling solutions, that you may want to mod and use for cheap projects like this. I don't have an 1155 4C to test, but i am pretty sure that this cooler would outperform even the Copper Intel stock cooler shipped with these CPUs. More pictures with subs... http://imgur.com/a/DbOLW
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use. We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.