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Old 26th November 2009
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Originally Posted by Pete_B View Post
I'm running an i7 920 on a Gigabyte EX58-Extreme mobo and I have to say that the stock fan is very noisy compared to most others (Not i7). I plan on replacing mine with a thermalright ultra120 extreme 1366. Not cheap but I use my PC for playing games as well as a DAW. Great for overclocking too.. ..if thats your thing. Good Luck.
Nice. TRUE's are really sweet. I personally use a Scythe Mugen II; large and quiet is awesome (if hard to install).

To the OP, since it's very easy to install, go for it. If it's too noisy, come back and look at coolers with 120mm fans or bigger. In my experience, case fans and the power supply especially contribute the most to noise.