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Is it worth it to upgrade the fans on my H80i?

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Just wondering. My temps are decent, idling around 35-40 and peaking around 75 under load. Even if it only helps a little bit I don't mind, since I really would like to use one of those Corsair fans to mount on my side panel to help cool my GPU and wouldn't mind another intake fan on the front.

What do you guys think? And I should I stick with Corsair fans?
 
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Corsair stock fans are noisy. You will definitely gain much better noise/performance rate if you change your fan to more reputable fans such as Gentle typhoon.
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Someone else recommended I get the Corsair SP120 silent or quiet edition. Since I can adjust the RPMs via Corasair link, should I just get the performance editions? Or is there something else that would fit the H80i that moves more air than stock?
 
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I have the stock fans on my 2500k at 4.4 ghz and I have them on quiet. Highest temp while gaming has been 44c.

I don't know if you will see much gain in performance... acoustics maybe.
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