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Recent content by tokumei

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    Cooling a GPU from the side with 40mm fans (S4M)

    I appreciate your concern, but really, that's not what I'm worried about. I just want a good cooling solution that fits within my physical constraints, is quiet / near silent at idle and low loads, and is tolerable at full load. I'm not concerned about mid/high frequency whining as long as it is...
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    Cooling a GPU from the side with 40mm fans (S4M)

    I did some of my own digging, and I found out that there is a straightforward relationship between air flow, heat transfer, and temperature difference: CFM = 3.16 * Watts / DT (degrees Fahrenheit) I couldn't find an official source for the TDP / heat dissipation of my graphics card, so I'm...
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    Cooling a GPU from the side with 40mm fans (S4M)

    There are definitely loud and whiny ones, but that's not characteristic of all small fans. Noctua's NF-A4x10 is no louder than their NF-A9x14 at full speed.
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    Cooling a GPU from the side with 40mm fans (S4M)

    Hey all, I just recently completed my first build in my S4 mini. It works well and I love how tiny it is, but the one thing that bothers me is how loud the stock GPU cooler is. The particular card I have is an MSI RX 580 V1. I'm not sure whether this is normal for this model, but at idle there...