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Currently my p182 is pretty quiet, but I want to take it to the next level. I think the loudest part of my pc is my zalman9700, so I'm def thinking of replacing it. Here's my list so far:
http://www.jab-tech.com/product.php?productid=3762
http://www.jab-tech.com/product.php?productid=3009 x3
http://www.jab-tech.com/product.php?productid=3256 for the TRUE

I'm also not really sure if the yate loons will be quieter than the stock fans at low on the p182.
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I have two Yate Loons from Petra's on a fan controller and at 1200RPM they are indeed quiter than the Tri-Cools on low.

Instead of replacing the Zalman you could just get a fan controller and quiet it down.
    
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Or you could swap the fan out.
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I now own a P182 and love it. I had the Zalman it had to go.

My thoughts

1. Replace the HSF with a TRUE 120.
2. Replace the stock case fans with very quiet Slipstreams or something running sub 1000rpms - use a fan regulator.
3. Re-evaluate.

Looking at your specs the HSF is going to the very loud. Not sure about the GPU but it might be the next on my list of improvements.

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Yeah, I have a TRUE with a s-flex on the way, then maby next week I'll get some quieter case fans.
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Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
Or you could swap the fan out.
for the 9700? Didn't know you could do that.
thanks guys
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