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Any 120mm fan will suffice if you are not over clocking to much,

What you want to do is try the heat sink without a fan and see how the temps are (remember at full load under 60 degrees MAX) and then attach a standard 120mm fan either black or led and see how the temps change,

And then if you are happy with the standard fan keep it on there,
If how ever you are unhappy with the performance of the standard 120mm fan go and buy two fans that are identical and put one on in Push, Monitor the temps and see if there is a major difference between the standard fan and performance fan if there is not much of a difference then mount the other fan in pull so you end up with a push and pull set up,

Remember if you are benching Fans you will need to run them at the same RPM say 1200 RPM for example,
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post #22 of 26
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Thanks again all, i now have a much better understanding than i did before.

So which one biggrin.gif?

https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=FG-037-AR&groupid=701&catid=2331&subcat=4

or

https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=FG-029-AR&groupid=701&catid=2331&subcat=4

The only difference is 'pro' yet they look pretty different.
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post #24 of 26
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Originally Posted by macca_dj View Post

This one your second choice it has a higher CFM factor
https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=FG-029-AR&groupid=701&catid=2331&subcat=4
But lower min/max RPM! xD

EDIT: Just googled it, CFM is better apparently! Thanks, i'll order it now.
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But why should i return it xD? What's wrong with it?

Nothing is wrong with it, It's actually an excellent cooler:
http://www.computerbase.de/artikel/gehaeuse-und-kuehlung/2009/test-xigmatek-thors-hammer-cpu-kuehler/4/
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post #26 of 26
what matter is pressure in Fans for heatsinks the ones I said were perfect and cheap
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