Desktops forum: I want a quiet but powerful PC

by: royeo January 23, 2010 2:50 PM PST

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I want a quiet but powerful PC

by royeo - 1/23/10 2:50 PM

The next PC I get I want to be quiet. The one I have now is powerful but very noisy.

I want at least an Intel i5 6xx, running at, at least 2.6 GHz, at least 3 GB of at least DDR2 memory, at least a 500 GB SATA HD, and a discrete video card (preferably nViIDIA). I'm not a gamer so the video card doesn't need to be top of the line. I also want at least 10/100/1000 Ethernet. It can be integrated. But, and this is big but, but I also need to have all this cheap, under $800. I don't need a monitor.

I don't even know know if a PC like this can run quiet, with all the fans needed. I don't want the high price and hassle of a liquid cooled system. But I think they are working on fans that make less noise than in previous times. Can somebody please tell me if someone advertises quiet machines and if I can get a machine such as I described.

royeo

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