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Originally Posted by Arjy View Post
Well, TheEddie and I have worked out a deal and I've purchased a 7300GS from him, so I think I'll be all set with the graphic card.


As for the CPU, I found that the zalman runs pretty loud, and I think she'd prefer to have the thing be as silent as possible, so I'm gonna see how far I can over clock the thing on the stock cooler if I reseat it with some IC 7 carat.
Yes, silence it, for most people, better than the benefits of a few MHz overclock. This is especially true for non-gamers. I wonder if you were to decrease the CPU fan speed on the zalman (is it possible in that boards BIOS?), whether or not it would be both cooler and quieter than stock. probably not enough so to make it worth doing, though, just putting the idea out there.

I can totally understand her liking silence. It really does conflict with my urge to overclock some times
    
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