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I have the CM HAF 912 and want to change the side 140mm to a better STRONGER 140 to cool the GPUs more.


My setup:
551

SO any good 140 fans out there that have high air pressure, CFM and low DBA <24dba?

Current side panel fan:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103077

VERY low noised and 60CFM! But need something with high air pressure, to get the air between the 2 gpus.

This good: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835242011 ??


OR any suggestions to add some other fan expecially for the GPUS, like a 40mm or so to direcetly be mounted on the tops of the GPUS to blow air RIGHT into it's fans.
Edited by Aregvan - 4/14/12 at 10:29pm
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post #2 of 60
I got sickleflows. They are a bit louder, but they put out some wind.

Also, you might try looking at some big 200 mm megaflows for the front and top of the case.
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I got sickleflows. They are a bit louder, but they put out some wind.
Also, you might try looking at some big 200 mm megaflows for the front and top of the case.

I have a megaflow for top and front.

I found this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835129058

Has higher than 1mm air pressure, this can move air, but a bit loud.
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Do be sure to check out what Cougar has to offer. I love mine. Almost silent. Great specs. And they look great. LINK
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No 140mm is quieter than a Thermalright TY-140
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You might get better results if you turn your CPU cooler to blow towards the back case fan, and turn it to exhaust. Then turn you top fans to intake air. I may be wrong, but you should be able to test this easily.


Then if you have open 5.25" bays, you can put another intake there. 3, 5.25" bays can get you a 120mm fan.
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You might get better results if you turn your CPU cooler to blow towards the back case fan, and turn it to exhaust. Then turn you top fans to intake air. I may be wrong, but you should be able to test this easily.
Then if you have open 5.25" bays, you can put another intake there. 3, 5.25" bays can get you a 120mm fan.

I could try, but then the CPU would suck hot air from the case instead of cool new air from the back.

If I make the top intake, than there would be no exhaust .
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I think you should have the exhaust facing the back of the case as opposed to drawing in cool air. It's better to have one general direction for intake to outake as opposed to the current set up. It results in less turbulent airflow.
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If youre concerned about getting air from the side into the tight space between the gpus, you want a 120mm there for the higher pressure and tighter current, not a 140. At that proximity almost any decent 120 will do, and it doesn't need to be pushing very hard.

ignore the cfm ratings. Even if they were accurate they are useless to you for this use. cfm is a mostly (mostly) useless measurement for anything but exhaust. technically it's not even a real measurement but I wont get into that.
    
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