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Quiet ATI graphics card

With every new generation of cards, there will inevitably be a bump to the best available fanless cards (which is as good as it gets in terms of quietness), though it will tend to lag by 6-12 months. ...
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Graphics card with quiet fans

So after the extended research I found the following evidence: 10 minutes of constant load test by Toms Hardware : Asus Strix GeForce GTX 960: 35 dB EVGA GeForce GTX 960 SSC: 35 dB ZOTAC AMP! GeForce ...
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The quietest PSU under 100 USD

There are a couple Cooler Master, Corsair (AX and RM) and EVGA series power supplies that disable their fan under low load. My recommendation: EVGA SuperNova 550 G2 (220-G2-0550-Y1) Within budget ($...
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Quiet, no moving parts laptop/tablet that can run Linux?

Chromebook would be ideal for this. I have the asus c300 chromebook and installed linux on it, works perfectly. You can see a review of chromebooks here: http://www.techradar.com/news/mobile-computing/...
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Quiet/fanless computer

The more powerfull (TDP (thermal dissipation power) in watt) the computer, the more you need to cool it down. You can combine one or several of these: You can pick low energy components (CPUs). You ...
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School laptop (non-gaming)

Based on the currency you selected and information I gleaned off your profile I'm assuming that you live in France and want to be able to buy a laptop that could be shipped to France. Lenovo Laptop ...
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Which laptop should I buy

If you can find it in Europe, get the ASUS Laptop VivoBook E403SA-US21. This laptop is fanless. On top of that, it uses a solid-state drive instead of a typical spinner, so you won't even get access ...
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Graphics card with quiet fans

While this may not be the best solution depending on your case airflow, the Arctic Accelero S3 may interest you. Passive cooling is more common on server components, but the Accelero S3 is a GPU ...
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Cheap, Quiet and up-gradable Steam OS compatible Motherboard

I'm gonna go with the following recommendation list, including the mobo, to show you how I imagine it fitting into a situation like the one you're seeing: PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker....
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Graphics card with quiet fans

I found that in general most 960 cards from various brands all run at similar noise levels. The EVGA 960 (4gb) runs fairly quiet when under 60 degrees celsius, but will start to be noticeable if not ...
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Laptop GPU Noise

As far as my simple research goes, you should pick the thickest one. Thick laptops have more room for cooling and will be quieter. Both have the same tdp range (18-25W) so the level of quietness is ...
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What is a good laptop for game development in 2021/2022? (Unity)

The Asus RoG Strix G15 G513IE-HN004W is almost what you need, it performs good, has Windows (if needed, you can probably dualboot Linux), it has a dGPU, which is useful for testing, it has an 8-core ...
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Laptop GPU Noise

It's difficult to say on basic specifications alone. the idea Irsu85 brought up is a good one, but for all we know the thinner one might use fancy cooling mechanisms like vapor chambers, has more/...
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The quietest PSU under 100 USD

It appears that the Be Quiet 500W Straight Power 10 is a reasonably priced very quiet PSU - it is 10.7 dB loud on 50% load and 15.6 db at 100%, due to enormous, for PSU standards, 135 mm fan and very ...
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Cheap, Quiet and up-gradable Steam OS compatible Motherboard

I would say to get a Intel Pentium G3258 and a Mini ITX motherboard with the LGA 1150 socket. 8GB of the cheapest DDR3 RAM would work.
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