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Hey guys,

I am in the market for a high flow 120mm Case fan.

I was thinking Delta, but i don't know that much about different fans.

Reasoning is because I am getting another 5770 xxx edition of a friend in the next few weeks, and running them in xfire. But being the older style board, they will be close together and therefore will not have the best cooling (not that they have the greatest to begin with)

So I was thinking of removing the outer casing of the cards and running them bare, with a hi flow fan to cool them more effectively.

Other option i have is to get a Corsair Spot Cooler... thoughts on this idea instead?

Money is not really a huge issue, so something good and something that I can get from Ebay preferably.


**I should also mention that I am in Australia smile.gif **


Cheers guys!
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Panaflo H1A is a high flow fan that's a bit quieter than the Delta supposedly, not used either myself though.

If you wan't something a bit quieter have a look at the 'be quiet! Silent Wings', I've heard its pretty good.

At the end of the day though, any decent brand fan will serve you well from my experience, just go with the loudest one you think you will be happy with and that will net you the best cooling smile.gif

edit: Spot cooler (did you mean the Antec one?) is also a good idea, they are VERY quiet and light your case up nice. They don't have much airflow at all, but all you really need is to get the stagnant air moving and you can pinpoint one of these right where you need it, so that would be my vote.
Edited by olli3 - 10/16/11 at 4:11pm
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