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Hahaha...Yes celsius...though if you say fahrenheit...most would know what you mean. So what's the difference between temps at the 50percent and 100 rpm fan settings.
It depends on the fan and the cooling setup, but it can be as much as 15c, but usually its around 10c. (Not backed by any scientific data, just me testing on my and my friends computer's).
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Celcius
Hi Micro...curious...why no vcore is shown in the cpuz validation of the q6600?
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post #13 of 17
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IMO there is never a reason to run the cpu fan at anything less than 100% noise be damned
Now that's a quote I can live with. All my fans run at 100% all the time. The only time they don't is every few months when I clean out the old system to make everything better.
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Now that's a quote I can live with. All my fans run at 100% all the time. The only time they don't is every few months when I clean out the old system to make everything better.
The lowest temps are beneficial for ocing no one can deny that, however...most people don't want to have to break the 'sound barrier' trying to get a high oc

That's one of the reasons for watercooling...as you can cool a radiator with a slow turning fan more effectively then you can a cpu heatsink directly.

Going from 50 to 100 percent is a big difference for most fans...though some slower turning ones it is not much more noticable in decibals...

It's not just about temps it's also about sound...and again the speed of sound is for rockets and jets not pcs'...it's too darn distracting when working, online, watching media content etc.
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The lowest temps are beneficial for ocing no one can deny that, however...most people don't want to have to break the 'sound barrier' trying to get a high oc

That's one of the reasons for watercooling...as you can cool a radiator with a slow turning fan more effectively then you can a cpu heatsink directly.

Going from 50 to 100 percent is a big difference for most fans...though some slower turning ones it is not much more noticable in decibals...

It's not just about temps it's also about sound...and again the speed of sound is for rockets and jets not pcs'...it's too darn distracting when working, online, watching media content etc.
Honestly, I can barely notice my fans half the time. The only time I really notice them is when I start looking into my case.

That's right I've tuned it out completely But I'd rather have low temps but more importantly good air circulation in my case. Having 12 fans makes sure that all the air is in a continuous circulation through out the case and that the cooler air is continuously being circulated while the hotter air comes out the top. The bad thing about that is that my case can put out some heat but luckily the inside stays cool. As long as they don't sound a DVD drive reading a disc on full speed continuously, I can handle anything.
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My PC was virtually silent until I got the DuOrb GPU cooler ....
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screw the noise lvls most ppls overclocked machines sound like jets unless watercooled anyways, mine does and it aint overclocked yet
    
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