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post #1 of 5
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Does anybody know the air-flow/noise/rpm-range numbers on the Twin Frozr II and III fans? I'm wondering how feasible it is to replace the existing 80mm fans with better ones, or remove the cover and mount 92mm fans instead.

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I wouldn't do it. I have a broken Twin Frozr II, that I tried putting a 80 mm fan on, and it didn't fit unless I trimmed up the plastic casing around the fan. The fan I picked up performed worse than the stock fan, and looked horrible. I wouldn't think a 92mm fan would fit at all.

If you are still tempted to do it, I'll trade you my copper twin frozr II w/ the one broken fan, and you can go to town trying 80mm fans. I'm sure if you get a high enough performance fan it will help, but of the 3 I had laying around, the only one that gave descent performance was a loud ass delta fan.
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Looking at more pictures, the fan is recessed into the heat sink itself with very little room on either side of each fan, so any replacement fan I get I would probably have to remove from the frame, and if the fan's thicker than the stock cooler's fan I wouldn't be able to reattach the cover. A 92mm fan would require mounting outside the recessed part, thus also requiring removal of the cooler's cover. This would definitely dump more heat into the computer than it currently does... unless I can shroud the edges so the heat exits mostly through the stock exhaust hole.

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Why would you want to do it? Hopefully with a Twin Frozr III you wouldn't need to, the TF2 a few people had breaking fans but it seems only 1 person reported it with the TF3 (although he's posted it in a quite a few places, it's all the same guy) and that was supposedly because the box it was in got damaged in delivery.
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Why? Same reason I want to mod anything: make it run cooler and quieter.
    
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