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Here is what I'm workin with:

450

Basically the radiator will go along the bottom of the case - with the water holes on the right side. There will be fans on top of my rad....

-4 unused drive bays to work with.
-Would prefer to only use 2 for pump/rez components.
-I need all of my pci slots.

Radiator: Rx360 rad.
CPU Block: xspc cpu block.

-Basically I currently have an xspc pump/rez combo.
-Basically they are complete crap one has already failed on me and the second one is loud.
-I went to great lengths to make my machine silent.
-The pump is not silent.
-This is a major issue.

I want a silent pump and rez.

S-I-L-E-N-T.

SERIOUSLY.

DEAD.

SILENT.

I run my fans at 500rpm. My gentle typhoon fans. That's how silent I wan't this.

250$ budget for pump, reservoir and any mounting gear. I can get new tubing and barbs if necessary. I think my cpu block and Radiator are 7/16" though...?
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I run two of These no noise at all
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post #3 of 19
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Here is what I'm workin with:

450

Basically the radiator will go along the bottom of the case - with the water holes on the right side. There will be fans on top of my rad....

-4 unused drive bays to work with.
-Would prefer to only use 2 for pump/rez components.
-I need all of my pci slots.

Radiator: Rx360 rad.
CPU Block: xspc cpu block.

-Basically I currently have an xspc pump/rez combo.
-Basically they are complete crap one has already failed on me and the second one is loud.
-I went to great lengths to make my machine silent.
-The pump is not silent.
-This is a major issue.

I want a silent pump and rez.

S-I-L-E-N-T.

SERIOUSLY.

DEAD.

SILENT.

I run my fans at 500rpm. My gentle typhoon fans. That's how silent I wan't this.

250$ budget for pump, reservoir and any mounting gear. I can get new tubing and barbs if necessary. I think my cpu block and Radiator are 7/16" though...?

Get the sxpc dule bay res for a d5 pump
And get a d5 pump that has a speed controller
See my rig I have three d5 pumps all on speed 5
Can't here them at all
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post #4 of 19
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I cant have the rez vibrating against things. I would rather isolate the two on some neoprene or something if that would be quieter?
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post #5 of 19
Maybe I'm wrong but I thought I remembered hearing someone complaining about how loud those xspc bays are. I had a d5 vario and it was no where near quiet on any setting. In fact, I could barely stand it.

This might not be an option for you, but THIS is all I could think to do for a dead silent rig. (About half way down)
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post #6 of 19
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If the usb spec supported cables over 12ft.....then I would do this. Unfortunately I have many USB devices for audio that are 100% necessary to run flawlessly so I dont have the option of moving the computer under a bed etc. So I need silence in a box.
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post #7 of 19
My computer isn't under my bed, just the rad and pump. I got some QDCs so it is easy to take apart.
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post #8 of 19
You'll have to define a dBa rating you want for silence. If you want 20 dBa or less quiet (studio recording quiet) then you need to go air, as at that level, pumps + water flowing is easily audible.

SPCR is a great resource for truly silent PC building.
http://www.silentpcreview.com/

they have a $1,000 silent mid level gaming build you can get some idea's from..
http://www.silentpcreview.com/Silent_Mid_Gaming_PC

If you insist on sticking with water, I would definitely recommend WCing the GPU as that'll easily be the loudest component.
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post #9 of 19
I don't know witch d5 you have but I
Have 3 d5 all 3 are from different companies
1. Swiftech MCP655
2. Koolance PMP-450s
3. Alphacool VPP-655

And the only way I can hear them is if
I put my ear to them but maybe I'm
Not as prone to nose as you are
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My GPU's are very silent. Fans sit at 1100 rpm and are almost totally inaudible. They never spin past 40% (2000rpm) so its not really a problem and when they are at 40% I have audio running. Basically I need silence during idle and my gpu's give me that. Sure it's not perfect, and WC would be better, it's just diminishing returns at a certain point.

Consider that I have 2 twin frozr 6870's and that I don't game, ever. Sound overpowered? Yes. That's because I don't want fans spinning up.
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