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Hi guys, I've been thinking about this for a few hours now and the more I think the more I get confused. I've got a Venomous X coming in a few days and I don't know what fans to put on it. At first I was thinking about getting 1 fan, something like a Scythe Kaze Jyuni but then I was thinking maybe 2 cheaper fans like the Arctic Cooling F12s would be better instead. Now I'm more confused than ever rolleyes.gif

So basically my question is what is the best fan setup I can get for £10? So Americans that's about $13/14 taking UK rip off prices into account. I'm not bothered whether it's push/pull or not, I just want to know what will give me the best cooling performance for the money.

Thanks smile.gif

EDIT: The fans need to be fairly quiet too, not silent, just quiet wink.gif
Edited by Scott1541 - 3/26/13 at 1:08pm
     
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I would put One TY147 on it.
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Originally Posted by Elohim View Post

I would put One TY147 on it.

I can't seem to find any for sale anywhere, which is a shame as they look quite well suited frown.gif
     
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What Elohim said. TY-147 can be had here in UK for about £6.00
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What Elohim said. TY-147 can be had here in UK for about £6.00

Link? Everywhere I've looked is sold out.

How about a TY-140? Are these similar to the TY-147?
     
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Yep, just different color.
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post #7 of 10
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Would the top of the fan sit higher than the top of the heat pipes on the Venomous X? If it would then this could be a problem as there will only just be enough space for the cooler in my case, any extra height and I think it'll hit the side panel.
     
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post #8 of 10
TY-147 are cheaper right now than TY-140 fans.
Amazon = TY-147 out of stock but £5.17
Scan has them £5.87 and in stock
Special Tech out of stock for £5.99
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Scan says pre order, which is pretty much out of stock tongue.gif
     
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post #10 of 10
Sorry, my bad. They had them in stock the last time I looked. doh.gif

My guess is somebody will have them back in stock in less than two weeks... if you can wait that long and use something else until the are back in stock.
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