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Best fans/heatsinks, REGARDLESS OF NOISE.


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JohnathanF

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Alright, building a PC, not going with liquid cooling, but I am going to blow a lot of money top of the line fans/heatsinks. I did a lot of research on, and when it comes to fan/heatsink cooling, the following seem to be the absolute best, based on numbers and temperature drops. I'd be using Arctic Silver thermal paste as well on my CPU and GPU.

CPU FAN
Arctic Cooling
Freezer XTREME Rev.2
http://www.arctic-co...d..._42&mID=245


GPU FAN
Arctic Cooling
Accelero Twin Turbo Pro
http://www.arctic-co...d...=2_&mID=379

RAM FAN
Arctic Cooling
Arctic RC Pro + Turbo Module
http://www.arctic-co...d...39_&mID=456
http://www.arctic-co...d...39_&mID=125

The case I'm getting is also designed for optimum airflow and cooling.

But to the question.

Does anyone know any better than what I listed? The most important thing I need to say is, I DON'T CARE ABOUT NOISE. All these [bleep] fan companies make their product as quiet as possible and yell about it in their advertising. I can deal with a loud non-stop whir, if it means better cooling. I'll just turn my music up louder. It's not exactly easy to search for specifically loud fans, lol. I just want the best possible cooling, 100% regardless of noise. Without turning to liquid cooling or something.

I dunno about you but the hum of a computer fan helps me sleep, lol.

Thanks.
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Bonzai82

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First of all if you gonna overclock your new pc you'll need a good cooling if you don't plan to overclock than stick with a stock cooler.

This are ones of best cpu air coolings

COOLER MASTER V10 Hybrid TEC RR-B2P-UV10-GP 120mm CPU Cooler

THERMALRIGHT Ultra 120- eXtreme Black Edition rev. C

Noctua NH-U12P

Prolimatech Megahalems

Edited by Bonzai82, 25 November 2009 - 12:55 PM.

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james_8970

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It's not exactly easy to search for specifically loud fans, lol.

Look for delta's. Many of their higher end models move 240CFM, but they are around 65DBa loud, basically like having a blender running in your room whenever your computer is on. They are built for server applications. My preference would be getting one of these guys, quite and performs great. You can always toss on a new fan if you want to shave off a few more degrees, although I wouldn't expect that much of a drop.
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16835124022
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