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bluebarracuda
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I'm not looking to spend that much... I'm trying to stay in the $75 area

Coyote, do you want to pick that monitor up this weekend on saturday or sunday? I won't be in town next weekend
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ILikeLSUToo
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Newegg unveiled the Twin Frozr 7970 today. $409.... Couldn't resist.


yay.


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jcole4lsu
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looks like im going to sell my system (minus my RAM, SSD, and HDD) just have to wait until the kid gets his tax refund.



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LSU Coyote
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Coyote, do you want to pick that monitor up this weekend on saturday or sunday? I won't be in town next weekend\\

I might.

We are currently in Tennessee until Friday so will just be making it back this weekend. Let me see if I feel like leaving the house when I return. lol


DoUrden
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Got man my rig has been super quiet until now, one of the fans is making a noise, gonna air blow it out this weekend and if that doesn't fix it time for a new system.


LSU Coyote
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Case fan, CPU heatstink/fan or GPU fan?

I can send you some brand new fans. All top of the line of open. I have tons in all sizes and brands.


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VABuckeye
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Fans drive me nuts. The ones that move a lot of air make too much noise and the quiet ones don't move enough air.


stout
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Not a bad deal if you are around a Micro Center. MSI 7870GHZ edition for $209 plus the Never Settle Bundle.

LINK


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ILikeLSUToo
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Fans drive me nuts. The ones that move a lot of air make too much noise and the quiet ones don't move enough air.


This was a really good investment, FWIW: LINK


VABuckeye
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I have a fan controller. Love it. I'm just having a bit of a tough time getting the right fans for the top of the case above the radiator.


bluebarracuda
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What kind of fans do you hace now?


ILikeLSUToo
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I have a fan controller. Love it. I'm just having a bit of a tough time getting the right fans for the top of the case above the radiator.



Since the fans are laying horizontally, you will want a double ball bearing fan. Are your current fans sleeve bearing? Those have a shorter lifespan, especially when horizontal (and they are notorious for noise beyond just air). It's really bad in high-RPM fans like Yate Loons, or Slipstreams.

Since these are radiator fans, you should really make the investment in Gentle Typhoons. LINK They might be cheaper elsewhere, but I'm just providing the link to show you what to look for.

They exist in higher and lower RPM models as well. 1850rpm is the most common, and the only noise you will hear is air, and how much air you want to hear is up to you. I have 5 of them, plus 5 coolermaster LED fans for various case cooling, and I still think my pump is louder than those. And even with all of those at full power, I can hear my HDD working. But overall, my computer is quiet considering the amount of fans and the high powered pump.

Of course, there are other high quality, durable quiet fans out there, but I the Gentle Typhoons are the best with which I've had personal experience.
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Mr Gardoki
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I can hear my case fans but they aren't nearly as loud as my hyper 212 CPU fan when the temps rise during gaming. I always game with a head set on though cause I don't have speakers so it doesn't bother me.


jcole4lsu
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aren't nearly as loud as my hyper 212 CPU fan


loudest damn thing in my case. gonna find something quieter for the new build. speaking of the new build...


im thinking of going with a "bridge" build this time around. a bridge to what you ask? to nowhere of course. ok really a bridge to DDR4.
i found a i3 sitting in a box in my house, dunno where from but whatever. so if i just go with a mATX z77 board and the i3 i can get by until mid/late 2014 and DDR4 has taken over. then the mATX combo can move into a HTPC.


Mr Gardoki
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I was able to silence my hyper 212 a little bit when I started controlling the fan speeds in the bios. It was originally set at max for all times and that was ridiculous.


bluebarracuda
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Got my monitor in but I have no video card to see if it works... I hate UPS, FedEx and USPS are far better


LSU Coyote
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lol

Where are your cards now?


bluebarracuda
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I sold my gigabytes last week... Supposed to have one of my twin frozrs in today but now I have to wait until monday


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VABuckeye
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Bitfenix specter pro fans. Love tha quietness and great case fans but I need more air movement for the rad.


bluebarracuda
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Gentle typhoons are great for rads


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