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My bad, NZXT Apollo.
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post #12 of 24
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That Hyper 212 looks awesome. Worth it to add a second fan? On my current I have 2 fans. Just kind of don't want to order a new one. However I mine as well send my heatsink back as well as the extra fan.
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post #13 of 24
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What about the Hyper N 520? Same price. 92mm fans but looks so much cooler haha.
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post #14 of 24
get the 212+, no need for a second fan really, it only give you 1~2ºc less usually.
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post #15 of 24
second fan on HSF doesn't do much. it would be better to put a fan on the case side over your graphics card, that could also help lower temps in your case and improve airflow, while also making things quieter
post #16 of 24
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Okay. I'd love to redo like all my fans on my comp. Get newer SilenX or something fans. Can push like 70cfm at inaudible levels. I have 2 intakes and an exhaust, case airflow is great. I put a fog machine in the front, the fog went in, made a loop and out in about 1 second. But yeah the Hyper 212 fan can move almost 90 at full speed so no point to an extra. Awesome though thanks for the help guys.
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Would it make a big difference to push it a bit further and spend $15 more for a ZALMAN 9500A-LED 92mm 2 Ball CPU Cooler? I mean copper transfers heat almost 2x as fast as aluminum. Circular shape makes more since with the fan too. All copper base as well.
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post #19 of 24
Grab a 212+ from somewhere other than Newegg. (Just confirming what others have said, that is your best bet for sub-$30)
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post #20 of 24
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Yeah I see it on amazon. I don't think Newegg has it for sale anyways. If they did it'd be like $15 lol
Yeah I'll talk to newegg and see if I can send this heatsink and extra fan back tomorrow and order the 212. Thanks!
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