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post #21 of 71
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Can't get quieter than this: http://www.quietpc.com/nof-cr-100a
That's massive and the performance will be pretty poor, compared to fan coolers. It actually says that PCIe slots will be blocked by it on that page.
post #22 of 71
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Can't get quieter than this: http://www.quietpc.com/nof-cr-100a

That actually doesn't look good at all, not to mention completely impractical.
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post #23 of 71
nvm, im too late.
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post #24 of 71
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That actually doesn't look good at all, not to mention completely impractical.

I know, but supposedly it can keep an i7 cool without any fans.

I don't know how I would feel about a huge chunk of metal like that hanging from my motherboard.
post #25 of 71
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That actually doesn't look good at all, not to mention completely impractical.

I know, but supposedly it can keep an i7 cool without any fans.

I don't know how I would feel about a huge chunk of metal like that hanging from my motherboard.

Look at what's hanging from my motherboard
tongue.gif

Anyways, it can cool up to 100w, Ivy is 77w
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Look at what's hanging from my motherboard
tongue.gif

Anyways, it can cool up to 100w, Ivy is 77w
This is probably heavier.
post #27 of 71
No it's not, it's fairly lightweight. And it's the best fanless cooler by a good margin, too.
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post #28 of 71
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Well the cooler i chose will be here in about an hour or less. Will let you all know how it fairs noise wise after installation.
post #29 of 71
There is no point on having a heatsink run passively if you're going to use case fans. You might as well use the fans where they would be useful - on the heatsink.

NH-D14 is your best bet of the dual tower heatsinks while using Be Quiet! Silent Wing 2's. If you're not looking for the best performance but want the absolute quietest setup, that is probably it.
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post #30 of 71
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The NH-D14 isn't available here. The one i ordered is also a 'monster' by its dimensions, number of heat-pipes and weight. Won't be as good as the noctua though.
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