3dfxzone.it ~ SFFT Drivers ~ MesaFX ~ 3D-Analyze ~ 3dfx Headlines ~ 3dfx Cards ~
Home | Profile | Register | Active Topics | Members | Search | Search with Google | FAQ | 3dfxzone.it
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

 3dfx Hardware & Software
 Voodoo4/5 Discussions
 Cooling Voodoo 5 5500 with Coolermaster PAC-P01-UX
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Print topic

Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  


3 Posts

Posted - 16/08/2005 :  14:34:18  Show Profile  Visit Burn.E's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hi there!

Last week I removed the original heatsink/fan combo, to replace it with 2 of these babies.
http://www.ichbinleise.de/images/7968-c.jpg (Cooling Voodoo 5 5500 with Coolermaster PAC-P01-US)
And a set of these: http://www.ichbinleise.de/images/7912-2-c.jpg (just to look cool)
But now when I'm running a benchmark or some 3D-Games the Screen freezes and I have to reboot. The cooler are getting so hot you can just keep your hands there for a few seconds. Does there always have to be a fan in addition to a heatsink, or does anybody use his Voodoo 5 passivly cooled, without burning down the house or at leas the card?



Hong Kong

259 Posts

Posted - 16/08/2005 :  18:05:58  Show Profile  Visit secretfj's Homepage  Send secretfj an ICQ Message  Click to see secretfj's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
I think heatsink alone is not enough (especially a small heatsink like this) to cool the VSA100 chip..

No way a 3DFX collector...just a 3DFX die Hard Player~~

let the VooDoo Roars!!

P4 Extreme Edition 3.4GHz
Asus P5AD2 Deluxe i925x
Voodoo 5 5500PCI
Go to Top of Page



79 Posts

Posted - 17/08/2005 :  08:42:45  Show Profile  Visit Chips's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Have you read this thread http://www.3dfxzone.it/enboard/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2109 ?

I'm no expert, but it from what I've been reading on these forums you will still need a case fan anyway if you want passive cooling.

I personally use the stock standard heatsinks/fans inside a standard AT case with the power supply fan being the only case cooling and I've not had a problem

My XP home Collection...

Voodoo2 8Mb + Nvidia FX5200, Intel PIII-1.13Ghz, MS-6315
Voodoo5 5500 MAC PCI SLI, Intel PII 400, Intel P6LX-A+
Voodoo2 12Mb (SLI) + Geforce2 MX400, AMD K6-III+ 600Mhz, Jetway ALI 542C
Radeon 9250, Intel PIII 1Ghz, ABIT BE6
Radeon 9200SE, AMD K6-III+ 550Mhz, PC PARTNER VIA MVP3
Geforce 7800 GO, Centrino Duo 2.16Ghz, Dell Inspiron 9400
Go to Top of Page
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Print topic
Jump To:


Forum Rules

Legal Info


Contact Us





All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners - Forum Graphics and Contents 2001 - 2017 3dfxzone.it - Forum Engine Snitz Forums