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post #1 of 10
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I've only used air cooling in the past, but noise is one of my pet peeves. Is water cooling more noisy? or quieter?
post #2 of 10
IT can be more quiet, but only if set up that way. Good air can also be quiet if set up right. AFAIK passive is the most quiet ")
 
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post #3 of 10
If you get thermochill and quiet fans then it can be very quiet, but it mostly depends on the type of fan you get.
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I am running my PC on air and the only thing that I can hear from the total PC is the RaptorX when I am using it. Other than that, it is quiet!!!
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I don't think you should spend money on watercolling equipment just to make your pc run more quietly. Air cooling can be very quiet as well, at half the cost.

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post #6 of 10
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True I can cool is cheaper with air and I already am.... but that means I dont get to tinker (play) with it more! And sounds like quiet and cool is a good little challenge
post #7 of 10
Watercooling and air cooling can be very silent, but if you want high end water cooling and quietness it will cost a ton of money. But if you go for quiet air cooling it will definitely be much cheaper and you can probably get the same performance. Here is an article on how to silence your pc http://www.atomicmpc.com.au/article....D=112699&r=rss.
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You could always give things a spin. If you don't like it you can sell it. You know you want to try
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post #9 of 10
I have 2 80mm, 1 120mm, my huge MSI 2 slot cooler, and the 2 fans in my PSU. The two loudest fans in my case are the PSU fans! Go figure....
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post #10 of 10
I used a Thermochill PA120.3 with 47CFM Yate Loons (all external) and my cooling was dead silent. Excellent temps too.
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