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Here is my case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811108376

I just went sli and want to get some more air flowing in there, to help cool the bottom card.
i don't really care about the price. I would rather have performance over sound, but I don't want them to be super loud. I'm going to get a fan controller too http://www.lamptron.com/products/vie...Controller_FC6 I'm not dead set on this controller but I do actually kind of like the idea of a screen on it.

I'm wanting to either put a faster 220mm fan on the side toward the cards, but would go with multiple smaller ones if they would move more air, and not be much louder.

Also with that controller would I be able to control my side fan, or fans, both top, my rear and front? IS there a way to run multiple fans on one knob? It says 20 watts a channel, but I have no idea how many watts a fan runs.

Any help would be great, and just a list of what to buy and maybe a few install tips would be even better.
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post #2 of 17
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Also with that controller would I be able to control my side fan, or fans, both top, my rear and front? IS there a way to run multiple fans on one knob? It says 20 watts a channel, but I have no idea how many watts a fan runs.
Yes you can use Y cables to split it. The fans should have a sticker on with a wattage or amps.. now thats a running rateing, start up is more, if you double that number you should be more that safe for an extermate of start up power. (If there is nothing on google.)
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post #3 of 17
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Thanks you have been alot of help in several of my threads. I just tend ask alot of questions before I try and put things together. You must really like air cooling.

Should I use a different type or speed of fan for my h70 radiator then I would for a regular case fan? Or is the one that comes with the h70 about as good as I will get?
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post #4 of 17
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Thanks you have been alot of help in several of my threads. I just tend ask alot of questions before I try and put things together. You must really like air cooling.

Should I use a different type or speed of fan for my h70 radiator then I would for a regular case fan? Or is the one that comes with the h70 about as good as I will get?
You might as well stick some GT 1850s on the rad, since they have a better static pressure than the stock fans I believe. Then use the h70 fans as case fans.
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post #5 of 17
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What about the side fan. Should I get a different 220mm or should I get multiple 120s? This is really where I need the most air going, so help out my cards. I can have up to 6 120s in there, but I don't know if that would be overkill or not, or if the fan controller would even be able to deal with that many.
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post #6 of 17
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How about 7 of these http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10..._D12SH-12.html
One top, one rear, one front, and four side fans.

And then 2 of these for the radiator http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10...Hot_Item_.html

It looks like the other ones move more air though, so should I just get all Yate loons, or is there a reason for the other fans for the radiator?
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post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by bevo View Post
How about 7 of these http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10..._D12SH-12.html
One top, one rear, one front, and four side fans.

And then 2 of these for the radiator http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10...Hot_Item_.html

It looks like the other ones move more air though, so should I just get all Yate loons, or is there a reason for the other fans for the radiator?
The GTs are the best fans for rads as they have high static pressure, so that they can push through fins. And yup the Yates are great for case fans.
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post #8 of 17
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thanks, What about splitters. Could you point me in the direction for them? I plan on ordering today, so I'm just going to keep putting things in my cart, and then see if I have everything I need. Any certain place the best to buy from as far as price and shipping?
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post #9 of 17
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thanks, What about splitters. Could you point me in the direction for them? I plan on ordering today, so I'm just going to keep putting things in my cart, and then see if I have everything I need. Any certain place the best to buy from as far as price and shipping?
Just build you own, to be honest. Buy the wire at your local hardware store, then just buy cables and pins from them. The cables aren't hard to make. You could even buy sleeving and heatshrink.

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post #10 of 17
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thanks, What about splitters. Could you point me in the direction for them? I plan on ordering today, so I'm just going to keep putting things in my cart, and then see if I have everything I need. Any certain place the best to buy from as far as price and shipping?
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/13...r_-_Black.html

Its short so you can just tie that up at the back of the fan controller. Phyobia do some longer ones, I have one and its (ok), bitfenix are the best for them, but they are out of stock.

http://www.frozencpu.com/search.html...o.x=11&go.y=19
Edited by andrewmchugh - 10/20/11 at 8:26am
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