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The centrifugal blower fan of a modern card generates about 20CFM max. For example, a reference GTX570 gives ~15CFM at the rated max 85%.

Now, a typical 40x10 fan generates roughly 5CFM (at 22dBA). So, combining five will generate 25CFM which should be quite enough. Additionally, I suspect spreading the five fans across the length of the card will probably yield a more uniform thermal gradient, matching the heatsinks underneath to bring about a good thermal benefit.

I am more a pragmatic type and so I really like to see some review numbers from this card.
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I go red with rage whenever I see a DCUII. This is just.... the epitome of useless.
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Originally Posted by windfire View Post

The centrifugal blower fan of a modern card generates about 20CFM max. For example, a reference GTX570 gives ~15CFM at the rated max 85%.
Now, a typical 40x10 fan generates roughly 5CFM (at 22dBA). So, combining five will generate 25CFM which should be quite enough. Additionally, I suspect spreading the five fans across the length of the card will probably yield a more uniform thermal gradient, matching the heatsinks underneath to bring about a good thermal benefit.
I am more a pragmatic type and so I really like to see some review numbers from this card.
Now compare this with 2x92mm fans from Wondforce 3x. wink.gif

Problem is also type of sound that these fans generate. They are very irritant to ear.
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I'll take three for tri-sli.
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to hell with what it looks like. I wanna see some benchmarks!
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post #36 of 135
Now this would be fantastic if they could ventilate it somehow to the top exhaust fan/s many of us have. But since it doesn't....
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i wish the germans started making gfx cards like they build cars.. :/
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It seems that these fans will be pushing hot air onto the motherboard....

It would be blowing out the case side panel...
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WHAT THE ...

'nuff said.
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Thats gonna be NOISEY..

5 small fans, oh god..
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