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It depends on how much money you want to spend. Anything more than a gaia is unnecessary unless you plan on really high overclocks. the extra $25 is better spent elsewhere in my opinion.
Edited by qwertymac93 - 10/25/11 at 6:14pm
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So should I go with the Gaia or the Frio?
Well, I have my 1090T overclocked at 4.0 GHz and have my FRIO at 1400 RPMs and on full load testing I hit about 51C and that is on all 6 cores! At 1400 RPMs is very quite as well, but this thing can go up to 2600 RPMs.
    
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I should mention that when I play games I never hit over 42C with the cooler as well.
    
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Well, I have my 1090T overclocked at 4.0 GHz and have my FRIO at 1400 RPMs and on full load testing I hit about 51C and that is on all 6 cores! At 1400 RPMs is very quite as well, but this thing can go up to 2600 RPMs.
I can imagine at 2600rpm that would be unbearably loud for me. i have my gaia set to 1300rpm and barely hit 49c after half an hour of prime, And that is in a room at 32C(90F). Anything under 60c is fine. I realize my cpu puts out quite a bit less heat since you are overclocked and i am undervolted .
I wanted a cheap and quiet rig and that is exactly what i have.
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I can imagine at 2600rpm that would be unbearably loud for me. i have my gaia set to 1300rpm and barely hit 49c after half an hour of prime, And that is in a room at 32C(90F). Anything under 60c is fine. I realize my cpu puts out quite a bit less heat since you are overclocked and i am undervolted .
I wanted a cheap and quiet rig and that is exactly what i have.
You are exactly right. I had a Thermaltake Spinq. It was loud at 1400 rpm because it used 80mm fans. It did not cool as well either. I definitely don't plan going the 2600 rpm route lol it would be two loud for me as well. I love the fact that I got a much cooler results with 2 bigger and quieter fans. I also personally think you get a better temp with a mount setup with a cpu cooler rather than the clipping things that comes with the cpu coolers.
    
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Nice build good luck! and you said you are going to get a SDD later....get the Crucial M4!
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How about the Kuhler 620 by Antec?
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post #28 of 28
The motherboard is best.
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