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Sooooo fatherhood has struck without warning and we're a bit tight on space, as such it has been "decided" that the room I use as a computer room will become the baby/computer room for the time being.

That means no more windows open during the winter Which also means my ultra kaze 3000's have to go as well. Another victim of all this is the new GTX 470 I got that isn't water cooled, I've reduced my clocks all around and started folding on the computer trying to get a good idea of "12 months of summer" clocks I'm looking at and the noise it will produce... The result is obviously both the ultra kaze 3000's and the stock GTX 470 have got to go.

I currently have a RASA RS240 kit that is cooling both my SB i5 and one of my GTX 470's. Here are my folding temps, the i5 is at 4.3Ghz 1.24~v and the gtx 470s are at 750 core /w 1000mv.



I need some help deciding what I need that I don't currently have, and what I currently have that will need to be replaced. I would also like to bring my temps down slightly across the board as to allow higher overclocking

I already know I need to get rid of my fans, they're just too loud, and I need another GTX 470 water block. But cost is an issue as I said we've got a baby on the way and I'd be hard pressed to tell her I need $600 in cooling products for a system that only cost me around $800 before the "accessories".


Thanks guys
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 3/27/11 at 5:18pm
    
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Congratulations?
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you sound so pleased.
    
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lol I am about the baby, just not at our current space limitations.
    
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Liquid cooling. I sleep like a baby in my computer room.
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Get a beastly case that will keep all the noise inside. Most of them don't cost $600 either.
 
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post #7 of 24
Don't make the mistake of making it quiet for the new baby. You life will be much easier if the child learns to sleep through anything. This coming from a father of 5. The baby might even like the hum of your pc running in the background.
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post #8 of 24
sell the baby.

Keep the 470.

you are on Overclock.net, not babysleep.net
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post #9 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post
sell the baby.

Keep the 470.

you are on Overclock.net, not babysleep.net
^ wow

Its your kid ( i hope) you won't give up your computer for your child?
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post #10 of 24
I was in your shoes about two years ago. Babies aren't bothered by louder constant noise like we can be. As Fish said, your child may even find it soothing. I personally just moved my computer and desk to a different area (a corner in the living room) and have been fine since. Get ready for a bumpy ride!
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