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Just thinking about one of these days switching to phase, I have been reading and putting out many ideas to insulate my mobo ect.. well i have a couple of questions..

what are the average noise levels of a compressor(e.g. machII)
is it defenently worth the step from water cooling?

Thanks in advance fellas.
    
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Good water cooling is good enouhg really. You will get higher oc's with phase but probably not by a whole lot. Well maybe a decent amount but it depends on your chip.

Noise level isnt that loud, I dont have any numbers but really my case fans are louder then my phase unit during normal ops.
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Well thats nice, is it really noticable in a quiet room? like a house fan on low?
    
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Bump, I am not sure on how loud phase cooling is, but i would like to know also, because i will probably be moving to phase cooling in the very near future...
    
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Its not that loud really. I dont have a good comparison maybe the house fan on low would be good. I have never measured it as I dont have anything to measure sound levels with. It isnt that loud unless your fans are on high then it depends on the fan noise.
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im looking seriously into phase also, at this point with my system on water, i can post a 3.8 ghz, its my contention, that under phase, i should (hopefully) be able to bench at 4.0+....
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As far as noise, I would compare it to a little mini fridge. It is not real loud. But you cant be the silent PC type if you own one.
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