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Hey all, my current cooling system consists of a Black Ice SR1 560 with 4 yate loon 140mm medium speed fans, and a thermochill pa 120.3 with 6 gt ap-14's on it. I was wondering a couple of things about some changes I am considering. For starters, how much more performance could I expect if I went from ap-14's to ap-15's?
On the SR1, would performance increase much if I changed to the 140mm high speed yate loons? Also, would I get much of a performance increase if I changed from the 140mm fans to 120mm ones with adapters? (probably change to either gt ap-29, san ace 9G1212H1011, or san ace 9G1212H4011)

Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Looks like you have plenty of rad space and good fans for your components ,i would be surprised if you can gain more than 1~2C by switching your fans,cold/fresh air is the biggest difference maker
    
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I have to agree with ^ You're only going to gain a couple C, so if those few degrees matter that much then spend the money, but I don't think you'd benefit heavily from it.
    
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Thanks, I figured that's what I'd be hearing. The 120.3 is mounted on the bottom of the case, but there isn't much space between the bottom of the case and my desk (maybe like 3/4"). Do you think that raising the case higher off the desk will help?
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