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by Heloc
Tue Nov 11, 2014 7:12 am
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: NZXT Kraken G10 Graphics Adapter
Replies: 12
Views: 7846

Re: NZXT Kraken G10 Graphics Adapter

Heloc -- You understand the issue: WC does give you lower GPU temp, in general, but that pump noise just doesn't sound as smooth as good slow spinning fans. When you're going full tilt, the pump noise can be modest enough that it's not going to bother you -- you're in the middle of a game or walked...
by Heloc
Mon Nov 10, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: NZXT Kraken G10 Graphics Adapter
Replies: 12
Views: 7846

Re: NZXT Kraken G10 Graphics Adapter

It's so interesting that the liquid cool, when used on the GPU with the G10, has such an effect on the CPU temps. It makes me think that the way to go for quiet, high-end gaming rigs is air cooled on the CPU with an AIO liquid cooler on the GPU. One could probably skimp out a little bit on the CPU c...
by Heloc
Mon Nov 29, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Silent Gaming System Build Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 32032

Re: Silent Gaming System Build Guide

Great article. After doing tons of research cross-referencing reviews from performance oriented sites with articles here, the system I'm planning on building is pretty close to this. Did you go with a mini-ITX platform purely for the portability? I ask because the system I'm going to build will be o...