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hey guys in need your oppinion, my uncle is looking to get a silent computer, very quite.

probly ganna be running this:
http://dazmode.com/store/index.php?m...oducts_id=1072

the board is a matx and a 550ti

looking to be a full size case.

thanks and canadian links please, ncix / newegg/ tiger
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hey guys in need your oppinion, my uncle is looking to get a silent computer, very quite.

probly ganna be running this:
http://dazmode.com/store/index.php?m...oducts_id=1072

the board is a matx and a 550ti

looking to be a full size case.

thanks and canadian links please, ncix / newegg/ tiger
Although you'll be using an matx board, you'll still need a good sized case to support the XPSC Rasa kit with that 360 rad. Here's one, I have it myself and it's got lots of room for the watercooling gear, but it's a bit quieter with it's full window door panel than the regular 932:
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=53...e=COOLERMASTER
    
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post #3 of 5
May I ask why you are getting one with a rad so large? Why not the 240 kit?

You may want to check out Fractal cases, they have sound dampening and quiet fans pre-installed iirc.
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Well, assuming he's an older guy it's probably best that you go for something classy and skip on the flashy, bright and colourful fans. I'd stick to Midi for it, size means everything and every fan adds to noise count unless you want to spend $20-30 on each fan.

Probably best you go for a 240 rad.

Maybe Antec 300?
Edited by Reflux - 7/31/11 at 11:08pm
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hes ganna go with this, just for the cpu atm.

http://dazmode.com/store/index.php?m...roducts_id=941

upgrading when he gets a better vid card for a vid card loop.

but basily needing a full tower with low noise, whats the phantom like? anyone have it?
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AMD Phenom ii 965 @ 4.4ghz 1.45v Biostar TA890FXE EVGA GTX 470 4GB GSkill Ripjaw X series 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
500GB WD 7200rpm Sata ACER 24" G245H 620w SeaSonic Modular PSU CM Scout Sniper 
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