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Help for a quiet cooler

haroon

61 months ago

Hey all, I need help choosing a quiet cooler that would be of adequate pricing. The current stock cooler that is included with the CPU is making me go nuts. The constant noise is unbearable unless I put on headphones and listen to music. Thanks in advance, here are parts of my PC.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor $132.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $69.99 @ Micro Center
Memory Crucial 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $32.48 @ OutletPC
Memory Crucial 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $32.48 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate Barracuda 750GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $58.49 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 270 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card $164.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $29.98 @ OutletPC
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $52.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $574.38
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-29 23:37 EST-0500

Comments

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't know how "adequate" you would consider the pricing (~80$), but the Noctua D14 might work for you, especially since you have low-profile ram. Noctua is known for their quiet fans, and as a large cooler, the fans can rotate slower for the same airflow as smaller coolers, reducing the noise further.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

thanks a bunch!!

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