Switching coolers in my PC. Need a relatively quiet option. What does everyone suggest?


I'm currently using a Cooler Master ML240L, but the pump is loud enough to get picked up when I'm recording a podcast, even with a dynamic microphone. Moving the PC farther from my microphone just isn't an option at this point. I still want to have decent cooling performance for gaming, but I need to mitigate the noise when I'm recording.

My CPU is the Ryzen 5600X. I used to overclock, but since my rig has transitioned to podcasting more than gaming, I've scaled back considerably.

What do you all suggest? I'm currently looking at the Noctua NH-U12S and the be quiet Pure Rock 2.


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