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Low noise fans for specific sound requirements of a very silent pc with Ryzen >3000

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tarifa    2

dear experts dear neowin-folks, 

today no question regarding Python, Perl, PHP or server-technique  ,,, 



i am currently looking for low noise fans for spec. sound requirements of a very silent pc with Ryzen >3000:  i want  to buld up a new desktop-pc with a low noise-sound.

so therefore i am currently looking for the best CPU cooling solutions (air and [[liquid]]) for a new PC systems - for a big form-factor build.


i am aiming for the ultimate low noise PC that doesn’t get noisy even under load: therefore i need to choose the right CPU cooler: i guess that this is pretty important decision in any PC build or upgrade that can make a big difference in temperatures, noise and all the coole i have had so far have been very loud. They should keep my chip’s heat under control, and sould not produce any noise pollution.
at the moment i am not very sure whether i want air cooling or a liquid-cooled AIO: 

So i need some there things to consider - what to choose:

-  Big air coolers tend to be not as quiet as the liquid-coolers or fanless coolers. 
-  Big air coolers tend to be expensive 
-  Big air coolers tend to take up more internal space in the PC case, particularly when it comes to vertical clearance off the motherboard. 
-  Big air coolers tend to be louder and less efficient at moving heat away from the choice of CPU and out of the chassis, though that’s not always the case. 
-  Air coolers seem to cost less than AIOs, though that line is blurring as well.

do you have any tipps - how to proceed - what to choose: are there some tests online where i can see how good modern cooler are - how we can surpresss the noise of the fans?

questions that arise: 

- do you have some quick Tips for me. where to follow? 
- When choosing a CPU cooler, consider the following?

can i take into consideration to obtain a recent Ryzen  3000 CPU? with the 570 chipset ?!

some considerations: 

If i am opting for a large air cooler, i just have to make sure to check clearances before buying the stuff.Big coolers (so called monster-coolers) with a damned low-profile models can some times bump up against tall RAM-sockets and besides this some times even VRM heat sinks sometimes. And the tall monster-coolers can cause clearance issues with the case door or window. That said i have to be very very careful: i need to be sure to check the dimensions and advertised clearances of any cooler that i take into consiceration before buying it. 

What do you suggest!? Many thanks for any and all tipp!

btw: see some recommendations of my friends .. about what are some of the best CPU Coolers in the year 2020:  class Air-cooler

a. Deepcool Assassin III - the big Air CPU Cooler
2 × 140 × 140 × 25,0 mm
400 – 1.400 U/min
153,5 m³/h
1,8 H²O
29,5 dBA
distance 105 mm (analog 120mm-Lüfter)

b. Scythe-Fuma-2
1 × 120 × 120 × 25,0 mm
300 – 1.200 U/min
36,9 – 113,7 m³/h
0,8 – 1,1 H²O
4,0 – 24,9 dBA

with 100% load 24.3dB(A)

d. Noctua NH-D15

socket-ready: 2011, 2011-3, 2066, 1156, 1155, 1150, 1151, AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, AM4, FM1, FM2, FM2+
formfactor: Tower cooler
cooler: yes
cooler dB(A): 19.2 dB(A)
cooler U/min: 1200 U/min
delta-air: 115.5 m³/h
air-socket: 4-pin PWM
: 161 mm
: 150 mm
: 165 mm

silent-pc a old discussion

more tests / threads and articles  

Deepcool's 140 mm PWM Fan Designed For Quiet Operation



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ZakO    554
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Quite a few of the top end coolers can be very quiet (although no fan is "silent"), especially if you pair them with a case that has good noise dampening. I'm fussy about noise but have a NH-D15 cooling an i9-9900k and a Dark Rock Pro 4 cooling a Ryzen 3950X, both of them are very quiet even at full load. The chipset fan on the X570 motherboard is louder than the DRP4. Honestly unless you're going for high end watercooling I'd just stick with air coolers. 

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Mindovermaster    3,451

The Ryzen Stealth heatsink/fan is normally very quiet. Not like Intel's...


Most water cooling AIO's have very quiet fans.

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goretsky    1,184


Of the Socket-AM4 compatible air-cooled heat sinks you listed, the Noctua model has the lowest decibel level.


Aryeh Goretsky


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ReAnimation    14
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It's also worth looking at the Noctua NH-U12A.  Its physically smaller than the NH-D15 so you won't run into any RAM clearance issues with the NH-U12A, however offers simiar performance. 


The fans used with the heatsink are also really quiet (comes with a pair of the NF-A12x25 fans).


Also worth mentioning that Noctua's mounting system for their heatsinks is amazing - makes it really easy to install.

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