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My HD5850 is directly above my PSU which is currently sucking in all its hot air exhaust and my PSU is getting otter than id like, so i figured id grab a PCI slot case fan (since i have a 10$ gift card that i dont really need) and i have it betwen these two:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835888309

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835119066

Whats the difference betwen sleeve and ever lubricate?

Whats the DBA on the top one, im not really that concerned but i would like to know.
And finally does anyone own either of these and can you attest to their quality/performance?
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Aren't PSUs intake if it has a big fan on top?
    
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I'd go for the Red one.
    
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post #4 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shomiyamu! View Post
Aren't PSUs intake if it has a big fan on top?
EDIT: ok, nvm... i vote for the black one
Edited by badatgames18 - 5/20/11 at 7:08pm
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Originally Posted by Shomiyamu! View Post
Aren't PSUs intake if it has a big fan on top?
Exactly, its INTAKING the hot air from my GPU, so if i put this UNDER my GPU it will take the full force of its heat exhaust and leave my PSU sucking in nice cold poison filled air.
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Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
I'd go for the Red one.
Any particular reason?
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Originally Posted by Smoblikat View Post
Any particular reason?
It matches the cards, plus whatever "EVER LUBE" it. Let me tell, there is no such thing as forever lube.
    
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post #8 of 26
Well you could always flip your PSU upside down so it intakes air from under the case. Not sure if your case currently supports it but you could mod it.
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post #9 of 26
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It matches the cards, plus whatever "EVER LUBE" it. Let me tell, there is no such thing as forever lube.
LOL!!!, well then. My card is actually black and silver, with a blue themed case so it would literally be my red headed step child . But thats not nesecerialy a bad thing, id like to know some stats before i judge either, but as it stands now im leaning torwards the black one just because it looks like a higher quality product.

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Well you could always flip your PSU upside down so it intakes air from under the case. Not sure if your case currently supports it but you could mod it.
No interest in modding my case any furthur, id have to not only drill a hole in the bottom of my case, raise it off the ground, flip the mounting bracket on th back so the PSU would screw in, re-wire everything, and just proboly break it, so im cool with this.
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post #10 of 26
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I just bought the black one, so thanks for the input.
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