Dead silent PC [Fanless GT730 + Core i5-4460] [V2: GTX1050]

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justice99
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Dead silent PC [Fanless GT730 + Core i5-4460] [V2: GTX1050]

Post by justice99 » Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:23 am

Hello guys,

Below my working desktop. I mainly use it for Autodesk Autocad 2015 (2D only), Office 2013 and web browsing:

1 x Intel 530 Series, 180 Go, SATA III (for OS)
1 x SSD PLUS SanDisk SATA III 2,5" 240 Go (secondary drive)
1 x Intel Core i5-4460 (3.2 GHz)
1 x Asus GT730-SL-2GD3-BRK Nvidia 2 Go DDR3
1 x MSI H81M-E33
1 x Fractal Design Core 1500
1 x Alpenfohn Sella
1 x Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE
1 x Be Quiet ! Pure Power L8 CF, 400W
1 x MSI H81M-E33
1 x DDR3 G.Skill Ripjaws X, 2 x 8 Go

I was using the integrated graphic processor until I bought a second LCD screen.
Fan are turned to low, I really can't hear anything from my computer, even without side covers.

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Against dust:

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Edit:

I've decided to change the GT730 with a GTX 1050 (Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1050 Windforce OC Edition 2GB - GV-N1050OC-2GD).
It's a semi-passive GC, 0db below 60°:

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;-)

justice99
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Re: Dead silent PC [Fanless GT730 + Core i5-4460] [V2: GTX10

Post by justice99 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:43 am

A little update!

It's the cheapest semi-passive GTX1050 (120€), I'm using Revit 3D so I needed a better GPU.

VERiON
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Re: Dead silent PC [Fanless GT730 + Core i5-4460] [V2: GTX10

Post by VERiON » Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:11 pm

I'm eyeing the same card for casual pc gaming.

For work - I'm using mostly photoshop and AutoCAD 2D.
I know that for 3D it will be a big change - but did you noticed any difference in 2D after the change?

justice99
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Re: Dead silent PC [Fanless GT730 + Core i5-4460] [V2: GTX10

Post by justice99 » Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:38 am

VERiON wrote:I'm eyeing the same card for casual pc gaming.

For work - I'm using mostly photoshop and AutoCAD 2D.
I know that for 3D it will be a big change - but did you noticed any difference in 2D after the change?
Not in 2D, I cant notice any difference with Autocad 2D between the HD4600, GT730 and GTX1050.

With Revit it's different, now I can open 3D project.

Edit: 37°C at idle.

VERiON
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Re: Dead silent PC [Fanless GT730 + Core i5-4460] [V2: GTX10

Post by VERiON » Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:22 am

Not in 2D, I can't notice any difference with Autocad 2D between the HD4600, GT730 and GTX1050

I thought so - that's why I didn't buy that card yet. I have a similar setup and HD4600 in 2D is probably on par with all current graphics cards.

But this card is a really great deal - as cheap as other one-fan-smaller-heatsink variants - but with bigger heatsink and passive fans at idle.
What's the catch? I've heard rumors that they are using inferior quality fans - have you played some games or can run some benchmark and report if fan noise is acceptable?

justice99
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Re: Dead silent PC [Fanless GT730 + Core i5-4460] [V2: GTX10

Post by justice99 » Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:10 am

VERiON wrote:Not in 2D, I can't notice any difference with Autocad 2D between the HD4600, GT730 and GTX1050

I thought so - that's why I didn't buy that card yet. I have a similar setup and HD4600 in 2D is probably on par with all current graphics cards.

But this card is a really great deal - as cheap as other one-fan-smaller-heatsink variants - but with bigger heatsink and passive fans at idle.
What's the catch? I've heard rumors that they are using inferior quality fans - have you played some games or can run some benchmark and report if fan noise is acceptable?
I'm running FurMark, after 5 minutes:

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It doesn't go over 62°C (fans start at 60°C) and I can't notice the difference, it's super quiet.

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Re: Dead silent PC [Fanless GT730 + Core i5-4460] [V2: GTX10

Post by kopilu » Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:06 am

@justice99: can you give me your feedback regarding the Fractal Design 1500? I mean, I am interested in all the aspects: fan filters, included fans noise, fan controller functionality, ease of build, etc.

kind regards,
I5 6400, MSI b150 ECO, HyperX Fury Black 8GB DDR4 2133MHz @ CL 13, Super Flower Golden King Pro 600W PSU, cooler master silencio 550, 2 nexus 12cm (intake),1 Antec True Quiet 12 (exhaust), Radeon R9 280X , Samsung 850 EVO 120GB SSD, WD 1tb EARS, Scythe Kotetsu.

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