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If its for an Audo setup, why the hell do you need a SB CPU at 4.5GHZ?

What are you actually going to use this for ? Give example please

I use intensive synth libraries and fx plugins which requires high clock speeds, my sample libraries are handled by being streamed from my SSD into my RAM.
Benches have proven that high clock speeds are essential in audio production using several plugins.
The other day it took me 10 minutes to utilize 16 gigs of RAM, which is why I need this new gigabyte 8 dimm slot mobo for film scoring.

Anyways I've heard the noctua fans on a heatsink are great, but not the best for silence.

I'm already at $1100 with the mobo and cpu alone, a big part of me is saying to just through one of these on my CPU and call it a day.

http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/cp...scnj1000p.html
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Also, overboard?

http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...product_id=972
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Originally Posted by markgerazzi View Post
lol that would be awesome, L2N overclocking to convert audio files faster XD. way overboard.

id your wanting to go watercooling the XSPC RASA kit is the way to go without spending huge amounts of money. the block in this kit is one of the top performing blocks around, the pump is dead silent and is located in the Res to provide a more compact design. as said a good sandy bridge chip will do about 4.5-4.8ghz on a high end air cooler, but thats going to be a air cooler ramped up to 100% fan speed and it isnt going to be quiet.

if you wanted to go air cooling (a lot more simple than watercooling that needs to be checked frequently to avoid leaks) and could live with a 4.5ghz overclock then http://www.thermalright.com/products...t_id=27&id=178 would be a very good pick, itll be a bit pricy but that will deal with A LOT of heat without a crazy fast and extremely noisy fan. also Thermalright products are A+
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Man nothing is overboard as long as your paying the bill and or happy about it
but I agree with Kal777's post as to what you might need
Edited by Los Hog - 10/27/11 at 3:26pm
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post #15 of 36
Water cooling can be just as loud if not louder then air cooling. Its all about the fans. You will have 2 or 4 fans on that rad. If they aren't quiet fans it will be pretty loud.

If your going just for quiet you could probably pull that off with air cooling.
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watercooling would be a good way to keep the noise levels down.
Looks like it's not happening nowadays as it's almost impossible to build a system that is not big & have lots of powerful fans to cool things down.

Instead of going green, people tend to disregard energy conservation & use powerful PSUs inorder to power some power hungry stuff.
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if you want to be green, when you die get buried and have a tree planted on top as you rot you will feed the tree it will grow big and strong and use all the co2 you created during life
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if you want to be green, when you die get buried and have a tree planted on top as you rot you will feed the tree it will grow big and strong and use all the co2 you created during life
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post #19 of 36
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Water cooling can be just as loud if not louder then air cooling. Its all about the fans. You will have 2 or 4 fans on that rad. If they aren't quiet fans it will be pretty loud.

If your going just for quiet you could probably pull that off with air cooling.
I agree, if you go on liquid to have a quiet pc then you wont be getting it. Typical (3) 120 radiator alone often have (6) fans for push & pull set up. Some people will even use extremely high rmp fans (3,000 rpm & up). How's that for quiet pc?
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post #20 of 36
I dont know about louder than air cooling? I run four RX360 rads in two loops with 16 ap-15 fans (three per rad) I turn all the fans down to 600 rpms and there is very little noise. In fact I have an old hhd in my system that makes more noise than anything else in my case
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