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Silent Heatsink (possibly passive, prefer to be air cooled though)

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Mattmc91

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Building a pc for the GF, ideally silent as possible.

Anybody recommend a silent, but aircooled, heatsink for 775?

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Prolimatech Megahalems? with some slow RPM fans?
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was leaning towards the megahalems. Might try out the Fractal fans infact.

Hmm

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AC Extream Freezer rev 2.0

Or one of noctua ones.

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Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro.

Put one on my daughter's PC, E7300 @ 3.5GHz, and have never heard it.

Nothing better for the money!

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I've used one of these before, and it definately wasn't silent!

maybe I had a bad one, we'll see!

the stock cooler is loud xD

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or buy heatsink and silent fan on it and problem sorted.

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Does the mobo have a 4 pin header for the CPU fan?

If not all pwm fans will run at their max speed. If it has then the fan speed will be dictated by the heat.

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I'd run the fan off of a controller anyhoo. going to order the Megahalems + 2 Fractal fans I think.

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I lied. going watercooling now :P

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WHY?!?!
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WHY?!?!

Why not:D


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Cause, I want a red watercooled pc :D

and sorry Rich if you're reading this. I'm cutting a hole in the side panel.




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