Forum discussion tagged with silent.
  1. FurryWrecker911

    Question New Headphones. Some games play audio. Others are dead quiet.

    Prefix: I'm dealing with the same issue as this thread right here from 7 years ago. I have not been able to solve it yet. Here's my version of the same story: I used a Logitech G430 for many years as my primary headset. It broke for the 2nd time at the same spot (the C clips that connect the...
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    Question Is the DEEP COOL DQ750-M-V2L any good? Better than the EVGA B3?

    Good morning to everyone! My question is simple, is this psu good? ( I can buy it for 93€, and i would like to know if it's better than the EVGA B3? I would use it for an 1060 and ryzen 5 3600, the thing that it's most interesting for me it's that...
  3. R

    Question Parts for quiet PC

    I want to build a PC that will be silent when not gaming. Looking for recommendations on case, CPU cooling, PSU. Should I get custom fans for the case? Budget: unlimited
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    [SOLVED] Dead silent PC build (Without a GPU)

    Hello, I am currently trying to put together a build that will, ideally, be completely silent. I have looked through this forum and LTT's forum for silent PC builds, but most posts are about a (gaming) PC with a GPU. However I want to put together a build with only a CPU (that has an iGPU of...
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    Question Whole PC cooling upgrade

    Hello everyone. I am thinking about upgrading the whole cooling of my PC (new case, gpu and cpu coolers + additional fans). My current specs: Case: Zalman Z11 plus (one fan is dead, and another one is dying i guess...) CPU: Ryzen 5 5600x (with stock cooler) motherboard: MSI MAG MORTAR B550M...
  6. jbrualdi

    I need help finding the right laptop.

    So, I've been looking for a new laptop for a while now, and I can't seem to find something that works for me. I mostly use my laptop for work; some computer programming, graphic design, and AutoCAD. Occasionally I do play games on my laptop, so I am looking at gaming laptops. My main problem...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for large, silent storage

    Hi all, Recently been building my new pc and so far very happy with the way I've managed to optimise the hardware to be quite quiet. One of the best things I did was swap out the 4tb Seagate Nas Ironwolf drive that came with the pc to a 240gb ssd, however this has left me with much less...
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    [SOLVED] Suggestions on new silent build

    Hi everyone, as I said in the title I want to get a new computer. Because of my work, the pc will be turned on for many hours or even for days, doing computations and simulations on medium stress. In the remaining time I'd also like to play some games. That's why I want my build to have some...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] Best fan configuration with aio for lian li II mesh

    So im thinking to build an rtx 3070, ryzen 7 3700x in a lian li II mesh I want the pc to be as silent as possible, and in term of looks all black and stealthy. Cpu cooler is arctic 280mm, and I will replace the stock fans on the case for arctic p12 or p14, but i dont know what is the best fan...
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    [SOLVED] Pure Rock 2 vs Pure Rock Slim

    I am looking for a good budget cpu cooler for my mom's pc. I am going for the most silent as possible for the money. These are very silent and durable. But which one is better? I'd rather choose silence above temperatures. Here in the Netherlands, they are the exact same price. Thanks for the...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for a 10 keyless silent mechanical keyboard, any suggestions?

    So yeah gotta be 10 keyless since I cant deal with longgg keyboards. Mechanical is a must. I have an old Razer Blackwidow Ultimate at the moment but its super loud. So yeah suggestions would be appreciated.
  12. Grievous190

    [SOLVED] High End Build for gaming for $7000 aud or under

    I'm an average pc builder at best, can anyone put high end builds together for me with parts and a place to get it built? I'm in Australia if that makes it easier for suggesting a build. RGB if possible please.
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    Question Please could somebody help me with making my PC quieter.

    I have a budget of £90 to spend on making my PC quieter (it's literally a jet engine) and need help in deciding what is the most important thing to buy: I could spend all my money on a really good quiet case (eg. be quiet! Silent Base 600) or something. Or I could buy a better CPU cooler (eg...
  14. Sheogorathaf

    Question How may I edit my fan curves to make my computer more silent?

    I want to make my computer almost entirely silent but ready for gaming at a moment's notice; I hope to get at least decent temperature's at most (25-30c) on idle and I wanted to know how I could edit my NZXT Cam software to do so. Case NZXT H710i Aer F120 (Case Version) Speed: 1200 ± 200 RPM...
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    Question Super silent PC case

    Hey guys, I need dead silent PC case for my Ryzen 2600 system in home recording studio. What about Be Quiet Silent Base 601? I really like it, but maybe there's something better/cheaper? I'll probably get Arctic Freezer 34 eSports DUO for CPU. The system load will be around 8-35 % I'll probably...
  16. AtotehZ

    [SOLVED] NH-D15 Silent Fan Replacement

    Hello guys, I'm considering replacing the fans on my NH-D15. I'd prefer something more silent without sacrificing much cooling. The Case is a Fractal Design R6 Define which has decent noise dampening properties and the CPU is an i9-9900k. The problem is that sometimes I have to encode files...
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    Question Looking for silent rear fan

    Hi, I have a Cooler Master Masterbox lite 3 case, since I have my son I can use my pc only at night. My wife finds it noisy, I replaced the front fans to Arctic F12 Silent. I'ts a lot better, but when I'm gaming the rear fan is quite loud, therefore I want to replace that fan as well (Cooler...
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    Question Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 vs. Fnatic STREAK RGB

    Hi! I can't decide which one keyboard is a better choice for me. What do you think: Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 (silent red) Fnatic STREAK RGB (silent red) Please justify it :) Thank you
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    Build Advice Silent mini tower

    Hello, Looking for mini tower with being silent as top priority. Bonus for sturdy cases that will not resonate, sides attached by screws (prefferably in rails) to avoid vibrating noises in loose contact points. I dont want glass sides, no RGB or other cool features, nothing extravagant. Black...
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    Question Replacement for Logitech T400

    My old logitech T400 finally kicked the bucket yesterday. I want to replace it with something similar. I don't want a scroll wheel and the "new" t400 prices on ebay and amazon are insane. Id be willing to get a "new" t400 for around 30 bucks or so. but not the over 60 and in someplaces over 100...
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    [SOLVED] phenom ii x4 955 + Sapphire RX 570 + 4GB DDR3 RAM ok for gaming?

    Hi, as mentioned Is this setup enough to play games of 2018-19 at 1080p high settings. Not looking for very high , just 60+ fps, will it do : Asus M5a88v Evo ( AM3+ , can't support Ryzen :( ---> Working Fine Phenom ii x4 955 (3.2 Ghz) ---> Working Fine 212 X cpu cooler...
  22. J

    UE2 keeps cutting out

    My ue2 Boom keeps cutting out every 10 seconds briefly. It's paired with another ue2 which does not cut out. Any ideas???
  23. M

    Change Kraken X62 to read CPU temp instead of Liquid?

    I've done some reading around recently and heard that the Kraken line of CPU coolers reads the liquid temperatures to modulate fan speed and pump RPM instead of the CPU temperature. I was wondering if it is possible to change this in any way, or if I'm stuck with it. My end goal is to decrease...
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    PC will not boot

    My computer will not boot at all. The fans, disk reader, and the motherboard lights work. I'm not sure about my CPU, HDD, and GPU but my GPU shows two white LEDs. Specs: Intel i7 6700k, Asus Strix gtx 980, Asus pro gaming z170, WD Blue 2tb, and 8gb ddr4 corsair vengeance lpx at 2133mhz.
  25. J

    Need help finding a new laptop for school work and light gaming

    I've had a Dell Latitude E6440 laptop since '13, i think and i feel like it's about time to upgrade to a new one. The thing is i love my pc for being small (14"), clunky and relatively powerful, but i'm having trouble finding a laptop that's not just designed to look pretty. I'm looking for a...
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    Should I replace this hard drive?

    I was having issues transferring some files from my external HDD so tried to run some checks on it. HD Tune error scan quick test was okay, but when I tried to run extended test it came to a grinding halt at the 1.2 TB mark (on 3 TB drive) and just sat there for hours. I eventually just stopped...
  27. M

    Which processor is better? K series or Xseries

    i'm confused between intel i7 7700k and i7 7740x processor. both are almost same. can any one tell me which processor should i go with? and why?
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    4670k OC issues

    Hey, Pretty new to overclocking and I'm trying to find stable overclock for my 4670k, but it seems I got rather unlucky with my cpu. I set it to 4.2Ghz and 1.2V, if I run intel burn test, I can run it for hours and my pc wont reboot or BSOD, but if I run prime95 it will reboot or bsod after...
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    Asus X399 ROG Zenith Extreme vs ASRock X399 Taichi

    Which is better in terms of performance at 100% load for extended periods of time. Why is the ROG $200 more?
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    Looking for a practical, easy, and efficient sandbox

    Hello, I'm looking for a good sandbox to replace sandboxie and comodo sandbox. When I used to use sandboxie, it worked perfectly fine, now I can't even start the program up properly even with my anti-virus disabled and on a new pc build. Comodo sandbox also introduced its own problems. I...
  31. J

    Gta 5 on intel pentium e5700

    I am having a pc with intel pendium dual core e5700 with 6gb ram and zotac gtx 1050 mini 2gb. I am buying gta 5 disk will i be able to play it on my pc plz help. I want to play story mode and online. Doesn't matter on lowest or medium setting. Will i have any error playing it. Plz help...
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    Graphics card support for an ASUS M5A97 2.0 Evo

    Will a GTX1060 6GB be compatible with my graphics card or do i need to look at another graphics card? If so what are some good ones! Thanks :D
  33. GhostPyro

    1.210v safe for 4.4 ghz on i5 4690k?

    i had overclocked my i5 4690k a few months back with 4.3 at 1.2 volts but it blue screened so i went down to 4.1 at 1.120v. i felt daring today and i overclocked it to 4.4 ghz with 1.210v. is this too much, or enough? in idle its sitting around 39-47 degrees and goes to 57 at load
  34. jty0yt

    Is his HDD dead?

    My friend's PC crashed on him the other day and now it is in a loop of restarting and going to the windows recovery options. We want to eliminate the boot hard drive as the cause of the issue so he has plugged it into my PC. I've ran the error checking (right clicking, properties, tools, error...
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    Msi 960gtx 4gb I5 6500k 8gb ddr4 low fp's

    So the new h1z1 king of the kill is out & damn it looks nice.. but even on low i get a disappointing 40 to maximum 78 fps.. Even on csgo i can't run 299-300 fps max on low settings i get drops from 290-180 and sometimes even 140.. Do i have a bottleneck ? Or is this gpu just weak ..? I'm...
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    How to control the fans speed of a cooler pad without speed fan control button?

    Hi, I have just unboxed my new cooler pad for my laptop,but I realized that it doesn't have a button for controlling the speed of the dual fans,so I would like to know if there is a software which could control the speed of the fans! Please help me! Thanks in advance! Best regards!
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    Best GPU for Core2Duo E6700

    Hi all, I'd like to ask you how to calculate (or get your professional advise) on what best (2nd hand?) GPU I can get for my system. I read couple threads, even here: 1. 2...
  38. Tacticall993

    Building a custom quad-copter with Arduino

    So I've decided to build my own custom quad-copter because of all the frustrations the pre-built ones gave me; they're way too slow. I'm looking for a motor that would fit in this "chassis" ...
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    Setting up two separate networks on one modem?

    I want to setup two separate networks on one modem. I understand that the modem will be connected to router 1's WAN port, and router 2's WAN port will be connected to one of the LAN ports on router 1. Router 1 will be setup on and router 2 will be setup on I wanted to...
  40. Hellno187

    What motherboard is best to pair with my AMD 8350 for under $150?

    I've seen quite a few threads regarding this, but most are old (probably because the processor is old) and I'm looking for some new opinions on this. I had bought a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD (despite some of the bad reviews), but I found the reviews...