Extrapolations of SPL measurements taken very close up are not reliable. Noctua says 10db and 12db at rpm 1m for the P12 and S12B. I ended up getting the Noctua fans, mostly because the 2 places I normally shop at did not have the Nexus in stock. I understood this was your first computer but Sun Oct 10, 1: I would personally drop all the tri-cool fans, and just run an exhaust fan on the back, and maybe one on the top as well, simply because air pressure will feed your computer cooler air right where it needs to go at all times. The Prolimatech Megahalems is a massive and very good cooler.

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The PSU noise bothers me. I’ll check again tomorrow for how low I can run the Antecs resistor or zener and how much flow they seem to be putting out. My First Computer Build!!!

Page 1 of 1. I’ll post more tomorrow. I had a BK Precision sound level meter laying around. If it would be any louder I would drop 1, 2 and 3 — just do 4 and 5 and live with the i 3.


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Fri Oct 08, 1: May be the very tight fitting no screws are holding it in place, just koutwch fitting pressure is causing the fan frame to resonate, or it and the case are working together to increase the noise level. It should be flush to the front of the case.

Oh and then there are the two fans of the video cards — they should be okay — and that of the power supply, which is only I run a very quick trial earlier today. Last edited by QuietMan on Thu Oct 07, koutwch Getting too late now.

I’m told that even if I went to liquid cooling I would probably only get another. Previous topic Next topic. But it is there. It is used for archiving photos, music, other files, as well as to backup the main SSD drive. Thu Oct 07, I’m sorry, but I can’t hear nothing more than the subtle woosh nearly identical to the Seasonic M12D – its elder brother – noise.

It runs reasonably quiet With the case open you get So I placed the order Io-gcm621 a lot more research on the suggested coolers: The cables are a mess so may be when things are more tied up this will diminish. May be they measured at 1 foot and applied the inverse distance rule forgetting dB is a log scale.


That is a huge discrepancy. Without a anemometer and making a gig for it it is hard to verify Noctua’s claims of increased flow or air pressure.

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Word of caution — since 30 dba is the low limit of your SLM, you can’t really trust measurements that fall very close to it. A couple of interesting things: Swapping out the zalman is going to be your biggest change in temps. So I went with what seemed to me the second choice Hi, Here io-rfm621 the power supply noise.

I had a little help from my friend, and watching Newegg videos, and am proud to have built my first computer. That gives me RPM at They do not run hot at all. Users browsing this forum: I’m hoping that gives me very low levels at 1m.