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Hey ppl, lately I've invested lots of time and cash to get all my case fans quiet and I am happy to announce that I succeeded.

So now there is still 1 thing that disturb the tranquility of my case, my GPU cooler, it's the stock one of my sig rig and it's just to damn noisy. I know the obvious solution would to jump for WC, but I'm actually still very comfortable on air. (I'm slowly planning to change, but perhaps later this year)

So, suggest me something that's quiet and does a good job on keeping it cool.

Cheers, Jorund.
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post #2 of 16
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835706015

Simply remove all the other fans in your case and add dust filters and rubber gormmits to everything. Then it will only be as loud as a 747..

On a more serious note.

LOL Are you asking for a 3rd party cooler or a pci fan?
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post #3 of 16
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Originally Posted by JorundJ View Post
Hey ppl, lately I've invested lots of time and cash to get all my case fans quiet and I am happy to announce that I succeeded.

So now there is still 1 thing that disturb the tranquility of my case, my GPU cooler, it's the stock one of my sig rig and it's just to damn noisy. I know the obvious solution would to jump for WC, but I'm actually still very comfortable on air. (I'm slowly planning to change, but perhaps later this year)

So, suggest me something that's quiet and does a good job on keeping it cool.

Cheers, Jorund.
Accelero xtreme plus - marginally quieter than the D14 and while being one of the best gpu air coolers on the market.

Theres also the zalman which offers identical performance, but aesthetically it isn't very pleasing.
post #4 of 16
Check the heatsink of your GPU to make sure it dosnt have alot of dust in it. if it has dust in it, itll make the fan louder for 2 reasons. The first reason is because the dust blocks the airflow so the air pushes against the fan making it louder, and it also makes the GPU itself get hotter, which tells the PWM circuit to super speed the fan.
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post #5 of 16
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Accelero xtreme plus - marginally quieter than the D14 and while being one of the best gpu air coolers on the market.

Theres also the zalman which offers identical performance, but aesthetically it isn't very pleasing.
Hmm, the Accelero xtreme plus looks quite effective but it's also quite big. Do you know anything about the Thermalright shaman? I know it takes up 3 slots but if it's quiet and effective I don't have a problem with it since I'm single card only anyway.

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Check the heatsink of your GPU to make sure it dosnt have alot of dust in it. if it has dust in it, itll make the fan louder for 2 reasons. The first reason is because the dust blocks the airflow so the air pushes against the fan making it louder, and it also makes the GPU itself get hotter, which tells the PWM circuit to super speed the fan.
Don't worry, it's not the dust, I clean my pc 100% almost weekly because I've got a Alaskan Malamute sleeping in the same room.
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post #6 of 16
the Thermalright Shaman plus fitting VRM Cooler should be the best ption you have... Noise and Cooling-wise
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post #7 of 16
Zalman, Thermalright or Arctic Cooling Accelero.
Take your pick.

On the other hand, a PCI slot blower is definitely not what you want...
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post #8 of 16
Go Shaman, passive... that would be quiet, and badass.
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post #9 of 16
lol @passively cooling 200W im not sure thats possible
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post #10 of 16
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The shaman look quite nice, but it does mean that I'll have both Noctua's and Thermalright's gorgeous colors in my case, I hope it won't go critical...
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