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I am comming to a point in a tech station build that may require me to use 80mm fans.I know you say "tech station why do you need fans" but at times I like to run it with its top on and I don't like dead air.In the past I have not been pleased with anyones 80mm fans,can someone name something that actually moves some air.Thanks in advance.
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Delta 80mm, Probably ear bleedingly loud.
    
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I had some 38mm Deltas (they were 3.0A models) that were ear splitting loud.Thanks +rep

EDIT: some pretty incredible stats for 80mm fans.

I just noticed West Bend. I lived right up on the shore of Wallace Lake
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If you really want to move some air you can get a 80mm to 120mm adapter for maximum powah!
    
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I use cheap masscools when I need 80mm. They have a good balance of performance and noise. Not bad for a cheap cheap 80mm fan at the end of the day. Masscools

Ignore the review or 2 that say loud as a freight train. They aren't. At all.
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Arctic cooling f8 fans are silent

Btw, they're made to be quiet not push a lot of air.

By the way, I've had good past experiences with 80mm fans, I've got one humming quietly next to me right now; it's 4 years old but with a bit of lubrication on its motor it's quiet again.
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Thanks for the good report on 80mm fans Lok, +rep.Jag also +rep
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