I made a horrible mistake and bought Crysis3 for 5€. The AMD 7850K just didn't seem to run it smoothly enough so I just HAD to upgrade.
Since I already had a picoPSU 160XT, I planned to re-use it and make low power set that would be more powerful than my previous one. First, I planned to use my old Cooltek Mini Cube but it was too small for a quiet graphics card.
The parts are now:
Lian Li PC-Q01
Pentium G3258 (OC'd to 3,5GHz and undervolted ATM)
Arctic cooling Freezer 13 Pro with Noiseblocker eLoop PWM fan running 430-660rpm.
EVGA GTX 750 with AC Accelero S1
G.Skill Ares 2133MHz 8Gb kit from my old build
PicoPSU 160XT from my old build
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB SSD
Looks good to me.
I lined the case with some sound dampening foam. It's not too dense, but it surely does help. That side panel actually extend to the top and is just one piece of aluminum. Makes it really easy to work with this. There's some foam over the cooler and under it to create this "wind tunnel" effect. All the air the fan blows should go straight outside while creating negative pressure inside the case drawing all air from the bottom of the case and through the GPU cooler.
The case isn't actually deep enough for Accelero S1 cooler but since I already had one lying around, I just cut about 15mm off the end and barely got it to fit.
That black thing hanging from the back is the power connector for PicoPSU. Didn't bother drilling a hole for it.
That AC cooler is pretty old and I used it with my old i3 2100 build a few years ago. I've never used the original fan but now when I tried it, it didn't even work at all.
Swapped that fan for a Noiseblocker eLoop PWM fan. It has the best sound of all fans on low speeds (no sound at all). I've tested tons of fans and this is the best so far.
I had another fan on the bottom but after some stress testing I found out that it isn't actually needed. There's plenty of airflow for this build like it is.
That fan runs at about 420rpm on normal use and about 660rpm while gaming. Speedfan controls the speeds.
The temperatures are better than expected.
CPU idles at 37C and GPU at 30C (ambient about 23C ATM)
Load temps are about 65C on both. GPU maybe a bit lower.
Power consumption was about 120W under gaming. I could've overclocked CPU and GPU more to gain more power but I just don't need it right now so I left them at this.
I have to say this was quite a success as the computer looks good, is inaudible and plays games at good enough fps for me.