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Untick "import images" Photobucket can be annoying at times

Oh yeah, sorry. It is imported from OCN, dunno why doesn't it show up... Fixing it!
   
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You make a few decent points but you also make a lot of assumptions i cant really follow... "pointless belief: too much noise?" "always positive pressure" and "as much fans as possible" etc?

i recently built a rig with a HD7850 and a 77W Xeon and the temps are perfect with only two exhaust fans @600 rpm with a fanless D14...
With an additional 1000 rpm fan on the D14 i could easily cool a much much hotter CPU...

MY rule #1: If you want a decent overclock as silent as possible then get high end heatsinks for you CPU/GPU wich work well in low air flow situations and some high quality FDB fans... and dont invest your money in a cheap heatsink and compensate with a lot of high pressure fans.. wink.gif

Again you make some decent points, it's just my two cents coming from a different perspective...
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You make a few decent points but you also make a lot of assumptions i cant really follow... "pointless belief: too much noise?" "always positive pressure" and "as much fans as possible" etc?

i recently built a rig with a HD7850 and a 77W Xeon and the temps are perfect with only two exhaust fans @600 rpm with a fanless D14...
With an additional 1000 rpm fan on the D14 i could easily cool a much much hotter CPU...

MY rule #1: If you want a decent overclock as silent as possible then get high end heatsinks for you CPU/GPU wich work well in low air flow situations and some high quality FDB fans... and dont invest your money in a cheap heatsink and compensate with a lot of high pressure fans.. wink.gif

Again you make some decent points, it's just my two cents coming from a different perspective...
I forgot that one thumb.gif I shall add it in.
TBH i was talking about maximum cooling when you're OC'ing. Fine if you're stock. 600rpm case fans will do for a massive cooler, not when you're on a socket with like 130W TDP nominal (I'M LOOKING AT YOU INTEL X79)
Where did you read as much fans as possible? Anyway for maximising air cooling on heavy overclocks as much fans as possible, after all THIS IS OCN
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Anyway for maximising air cooling on heavy overclocks as much fans as possible, after all THIS IS OCN

Sure, best possible cooler, with as much high pressure fans as possible... if noise doesnt matter. smile.gif
Personally i obviuosly oc my CPU/GPU, but for 24/7 i'm much more interested in a good balance between a decent oc and minimum noise, if i can get a 3570k@4,6 GHz easily with low spinning fans, i'm not going to put a bunch of 5000rpm delta fans in my rig just to archieve a 4,8GHz OC (just random numbers as an example), wich brings me next to no additional performance....
if i'd be interested in maximising mx OC i'd definitely go water...

again just my personaly view, so dont be bothered smile.gif
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What Elohim said.thumb.gif
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I never said to put PFC1212DEs all over your rig tongue.gif 2500rpm fans do fine IMO. No need for 4000rpm.
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I wish that the industry would move towards 30-38mm thick fans as standard instead of 25mm. Thicker fans result in greater static pressure at any given speed, so the effective airflow would increase as well, all with less noise.

I am strongly considering modding my Switch 810 to fit 140x38 and 120x38mm fans in all case fan locations. I am also going to attempt to make a new top that extends another 30-40mm or so, which would allow me to use 140x38 fans or 20mm shrouds with 25mm thick fans on the pull side instead of just the push side.
Since I am making an entire new front panel out of aluminum, and going to try to have one that is 15mm deeper, it should work. I just don't want to ruin the aesthetics. I imagine that making the front panel taller would allow for a taller top as well, though, without breaking the case lines. We'll see...
   
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Originally Posted by nleksan View Post

I wish that the industry would move towards 30-38mm thick fans as standard instead of 25mm. Thicker fans result in greater static pressure at any given speed, so the effective airflow would increase as well, all with less noise.

I am strongly considering modding my Switch 810 to fit 140x38 and 120x38mm fans in all case fan locations. I am also going to attempt to make a new top that extends another 30-40mm or so, which would allow me to use 140x38 fans or 20mm shrouds with 25mm thick fans on the pull side instead of just the push side.
Since I am making an entire new front panel out of aluminum, and going to try to have one that is 15mm deeper, it should work. I just don't want to ruin the aesthetics. I imagine that making the front panel taller would allow for a taller top as well, though, without breaking the case lines. We'll see...
You should carry on, i am thinking of a switch 810! tongue.gif
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 ASRock X370 SLI Killer Zotac GTX1070 "FE" with ID Cooling Frostflow 240G Crucial BallistiX Sport LP 16GB 8x2GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Zotac SSD Premium 480GB OCZ Vector 180 480GB Hitachi 7K3000 3TB 7200rpm ID Cooling Frostflow 240L 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
ID Cooling Frostflow 240G Phanteks F140MP x2 CoolerMaster Silencio FP120 x2 Phanteks F140SP 
CoolingMonitorKeyboardPower
Delta AFB1212SH x2 Dell U2713HM CM Storm MECH FSP Aurum PT 1200 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Pro Logitech G102 Tesoro Aegis X3 Virtus.Pro AKG K7XX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 6700k Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 Depends Depends 
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Plextor M5S Depends Dell U2312HM CM Storm Quickfire Rapid-i 
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FSP Aurum PT 1200 CM Storm Mizar 
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Intel i7 2600 4GHz Gigabyte Z77X D3H Intel HD Graphics 2000 obviously Kingston HyperX Genesis 4X4GB DDR3 1600 
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