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Hey OCN,

Just a small question.

It's time to get a new card, either green or red. My budget lies around either a 570 or a 6950 (200-+ Euro). I've already read enough about the performance and features to know what I want, but this isn't my top priority!

I want my new card to be quiet, my entire build has been gathered to be as noiseless as possible, except for, the thorn in my ear, my gfx card.

I've searched everywhere for a good noise comparison, but found none, so please show me a link or speak from personal experience.

Anything is appreciated.

Also, air only.
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post #2 of 28
Get 570
Put Accelero Extreme on it
???
Profit

Also you could try just running your card at no more than 50% fan. it is what I do and my Bro's GTX460 doesn't go above 60C
 
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Anything with a TwinFrozr cooler.
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post #4 of 28
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...e,2806-14.html

I can say my 570 doesn't seem that quiet on my fan profile, but I prioritize low temps, not noise. On the default profile, I couldn't hear it over the other 8 fans in my case, all at 100% So it's not that terribly loud, but I can't testify that it is silent because my case has a decent amount of noise to begin with.

And the stock cooler on the GF110's is probably among the quieter options, because it is a vapor-chamber. I would be very surprised if the TwinFrozr is quieter, though there may be other options as mentioned above.
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post #5 of 28
well water cooling or get aftermarket cooler. BUddy of mine had a 5870 and i thought it was louder then my 480. But that dose not help .
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post #6 of 28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post
Get 570
Put Accelero Extreme on it
???
Profit

Also you could try just running your card at no more than 50% fan. it is what I do and my Bro's GTX460 doesn't go above 60C
Hmm, I've looked at aftermarket coolers and if I would take one it would be the Thermaltake Shaman, I'm a single card guy anyway.

I've tried this with my card but it still has a horrible high tone that just ruins everything.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kasp1js View Post
Anything with a TwinFrozr cooler.
I've heard positive thing's about the cooler although I'm not a fan of it's aesthetics.
Nonetheless I'll keep it in mind.

Quote:
Originally Posted by arcticTaco View Post
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...e,2806-14.html

I can say my 570 doesn't seem that quiet on my fan profile, but I prioritize low temps, not noise. On the default profile, I couldn't hear it over the other 8 fans in my case, all at 100% So it's not that terribly loud, but I can't testify that it is silent because my case has a decent amount of noise to begin with.

And the stock cooler on the GF110's is probably among the quieter options, because it is a vapor-chamber. I would be very surprised if the TwinFrozr is quieter, though there may be other options as mentioned above.
Thank's for the link, just the piece of info that I was missing.
I've got my entire case full of Scythe Gentle Typhoon (definitely not the new once), so I'll still be hearing it regardless of the profile I'm afraid, but that graph does show that the 570 would be the better option.

Thank's a lot, rep all around.
Edited by JorundJ - 2/28/11 at 10:15am
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post #7 of 28
I am getting my EVGA GTX 570 today and like you, my video card was the loudest thing in my case. I will let you know how the noise is tonight if interested!
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Just want to point out there is no more red and green... there is green and pale green...
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Gotta love 570.
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Quote:
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Gotta love 570.
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