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Quiet Alternatives to the Corsair H100i

SnarkyLovely

60 months ago

This is my first build and I plan to game on it. I had eventually settled on the Corsair H100i to cool my cpu, but through forum stalking I'm hearing that it isn't exactly the quietest and a lot of people swap out the stock fans. I'm wondering if there are any decent looking alternatives? I've heard a lot of good things about the 212 Evo, but frankly with the windowed case I don't care for the look. Are there any quiet alternatives that I can swap this for?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $219.95 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $87.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $123.75 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory $65.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX100 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $96.49 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card $349.99 @ B&H
Case Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case $79.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $80.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $18.75 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.75 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor $147.99 @ SuperBiiz
Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link TL-WDN4800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $38.75 @ OutletPC
Keyboard Logitech G105 Wired Gaming Keyboard $39.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Logitech M705 Wireless Laser Mouse $34.99 @ Best Buy
Headphones Kingston HyperX Cloud Headset $59.99 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1587.22
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-01-30 10:37 EST-0500

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  • 60 months ago
  • 1 point

I think that's just what I'm looking for! Thank you!

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