- Software development
- Maybe video editing
- Virtualisation with VFIO passthrough
XarXathlon II used an EVGA GTX 1070 with two Noctua fans strapped on with cable ties. Perhaps I should do a similar thing with the loudest component in v3, the stock Intel CPU cooler.
The 580 sounds like a jet engine at full spin, but I don't mine cryptocurrency anymore making this a non-issue. I also no longer have the tower consumed by cardboard.
A recent acquisition of a hard drive makes things noticeably louder — until it takes a nap of course.