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Build is coming along slowly but surely. I am down to fans.

I read alot on here about fans, static pressure, positive airflow...etc... LOL

For the time being I am going to use the fans that came with RX360 kit I bought. Fans are rated at 1700 rpm and I believe 65 cfm. (I will probably replace them later with better fans)

From the consensus on the forums, the stock fans in the 800D are not that great.

I will be reversing the rear fan as intake with a fan filter (DECMiflex 140MM Filter - read that these are pretty good).

There is alot of dust in my house as we have several dogs and a cat.

My plan is to replace the rear fan, the mid mounted intake and add another on the bottom panel below the mid intake. (If i read correctly this will increase the airflow coming into the case.

After reading for several hours I have decided to go with the Noiseblocker NB-BlacksilentPro PK-3.

If I did all my math correctly this would put me with roughly 180 cfm intake and roughly 190 cfm exhaust through the 3 rad fans.

Also will be hooking the fans to a Sunbeam Rheosmart 6 controller.


Any help or suggestions on this would be greatly appreciated.

Just want to get it all right the first time.

Thanks thumb.gif
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post #2 of 7
I would recommend Noiseblocker - they are awesome.

If you want to try another great fan, try Gentle Typhoons.
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Gentle Typhoons , Yates Loons thumb.gif
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Is it true that yate loons die pretty fast when mounted horizontally?
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Originally Posted by Dkillett View Post

If I did all my math correctly this would put me with roughly 180 cfm intake and roughly 190 cfm exhaust through the 3 rad fans.

Actually, rads, filters, inner-case pressure, outer case space will reduce (some times a lot) the air flow (cfm=cubic feet per minute). So, I like the math and the analytic thinking, but that's not at all accurate.

Also, I use phobya fans, they are cheap and quiet. Or pretty much silent over low ambient noise.
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Fans with sleeve bearings in general don't do well when horizontal.
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Originally Posted by Sony Oengui View Post

Actually, rads, filters, inner-case pressure, outer case space will reduce (some times a lot) the air flow (cfm=cubic feet per minute). So, I like the math and the analytic thinking, but that's not at all accurate.
Also, I use phobya fans, they are cheap and quiet. Or pretty much silent over low ambient noise.

I'm still new to alot of this and am trying to understand it the best I can. My goal is to have the best possible cooling for my system and the least amount of dust.

Any suggestions?
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