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Hmm well I'll be buying all extras with some money I can save up. Maybe I'll just get a crappy cheap PCI card until I can save up for a nice DX10 card since all the extras will cost me about £120 anyway (HD, Case, Fans, HSF)

Can the Tuniq's fan be replaced with something of a higher CFM or is that not required?
    
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It sure can, it can be replaced with any 120mmx25mm fan, slids right in.....whether or not that is needed is up to you. Personally, I would replace it with a nice UV or LED fan anyway......
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Alternatively, you can get the BT and put in a higher CFM fan and get the same cooling results.
The problem with that is that the higher the CFM, so it's the noise level. As it is, the Tuniq's own fan spins at a quiet 2000 rps and moves 73cfm, I tried the Silverstone, the one that pushes 110cfm but it makes no difference at 2000rpm and if I use the max of 2400rmp, my rig sounds like if it has a pizzed off bee inside the case, that's not a pleasant sound I'd tell ya.

Tuniq Tower 120 is the best air cooling that there is and it's worth every penny of it. I got two myself.
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TWO!? You sure hopped on that...I was thinking tuniq for my new rig, but I think Scythe Mine will do
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OK then I think I should get the Tuniq tower

Thanks for the help!
    
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I bet overclockers.co.uk claim to be "the first in Europe/UK" with this item Kustom PCs had a small amount in several months ago and they sold out within a few hours of being available. They were selling them for £35
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Well if they sell out that fast then they damn well better get some more by christmas, or I'll have to settle for a BT/BTVX, lol
    
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I use the max of 2400rmp, my rig sounds like if it has a pizzed off bee inside the case, that's not a pleasant sound I'd tell ya.
LOL, that's quite a picture. But the real question is, did it drop your temps any at 2400RPM?

Does the Tower have any shims to reduce the vibration of the fan? My guess is that this is the cause of the terrible noise, especially since it's a midship design
post #19 of 26
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TWO!? You sure hopped on that...I was thinking tuniq for my new rig, but I think Scythe Mine will do
The Scythe Mine is a great HSF setup. I would like to put the Tuniq Tower head to head with my Infinity. I think it would be a very close battle, but with seeing how well the Infinity works I could see it beating the Tower.
    
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LOL, that's quite a picture. But the real question is, did it drop your temps any at 2400RPM?

Does the Tower have any shims to reduce the vibration of the fan? My guess is that this is the cause of the terrible noise, especially since it's a midship design
you could always put a foam/rubber pad btwn the fan mount (the black part at the top) and the HS
 
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