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Want a silent PC? Get water cooling.
Try getting a watercooling setup inside a HTPC case and then we'll talk
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How is water cooling silent? You need high CFM fans on your rads, or giant rads(Which cost a lot more).
Not if you use many low RPM fans.....mine is very quiet. It's not completely silent, but it's barely audible.

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Looks good if you want a silent pc



Water cooling is far from silent, look at your rig it says 8 yate loons, if thats then ill eat a stick of ram.
8 medium RPM 120mms=very quiet.
Would you like ranch with that DIMM?
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i highly doubt that this will overclock 5%+ within reasonable temps.
the only people who would buy this, are those that arent very computer literate at all, and have a little too much money to be spending on graphics cards.
There are actually lots of users (including OCN members) who want a PC that runs as quietly as possible. I am not one of them. Bring on the fans, I say. But, plenty of intelligent builders/users want fanless cooling solutions.

In fact, I am so fan friendly that every time I see one of these killer passive cooling devices, all I can think about is, "Man, I wonder how that puppy would perform if you slapped some fans on it!"

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why woodnt u buy a fanned version and turn it down a little in rivatuner. oh thats right, they woodnt know how. i hate it wen companies take advantage of those who dont know about what they are buying.

/rant
If they didn't, capitalism would collapse immediately. Besides, it's the stupid consumer's fault when they get ripped off in this fashion. Why do you want to save ignorant people? Natural selection exists for a reason.
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Not if you use many low RPM fans.....mine is very quiet. It's not completely silent, but it's barely audible.



8 medium RPM 120mms=very quiet.
Would you like ranch with that DIMM?
Yeah, Quiet, not silent.

When will people learn the meaning of the word silent? Silent means passive cooling. Nothing else is silent.
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