Replacing MasterFan MF120L with an beQuiet Silent Wings 3 fans

Recently was playing with the fan configurations to make my PC super quiet on idle. Noticed that biggest rattling sound comes from Master Liquid radiator fans even on low RPM. Decided to change them. Some googling led me to beQuiet Silent Wings 3 fans - Virtually inaudible operation at max. 15.5dB(A) 6-pole fan motor for less power consumption and vibration Fluid-dynamic bearing enables super-long life span of 300,000h Fan frame with funnel-shaped air inlets for extremely high air pressure After replacement, You can instantly tell than Master Wings 3 are…

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Replacing MasterWatt 650W with Corsair RMx 650w

So Cooler Master - MasterWatt 650W had some noisy coil whine when under load and I replaced it with┬áCorsair - RMx 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply. Happy with it. Almost no coil whine when loaded, dead silent on normal use. And it is rated better and has very positive reviews and price/value ratio, so would recommend it. As a bonus it has bag for cables and PSU itself (I don`t imagine where one would use the latter as it is not a thing that you carry around,…

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PSU mounting – fan facing up or down

My two cents rant about PSU fan facing up or down when it is mounted in the bottom of the case when talking about semi fan less power supplies. Facing up: Heat goes up. When PSU fan is off, all that little heat will go up directly to the GPU. When PSU fan is on, you are cooling PSU with a warmer air from inside of the case. Facing down: When PSU fan is off. Heat goes up. But between PSU circuit board and GPU you have PSU metal case…

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