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Should i use a Silverstone 120mm fan instead of the fan that came with the tuniq tower? I've got 2 Silverstones and am wondering if this is a good idea and worth it. has anyone else also done this? Thanks.
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Sure, why not man. More CFM's will give you better temps.
    
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The better fan can't hurt? Its a great hsf btw.
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That's what I was thinking, but I'm not sure how much air the stock Tuniq fan moves. I couldnt find a rating anywhere.
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What silverstone fan is it.
    
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FM 121, 110 CFM. This one to be exact.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999344
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post #7 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
FM 121, 110 CFM. This one to be exact.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999344
Well from my highly scientific put my hand next to the fan and feel the air test, the TT fan does not push out as much air as the silverstone you mentioned. I would say go with the silverstone.
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Thanks for "feeling' it for me. My rig is torn apart right now so i don't have a way to do even that. I thikn i will go with the Silverstone.
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post #9 of 28
Yeah, stock fans are nowhere near 110CFM
    
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post #10 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
Thanks for "feeling' it for me. My rig is torn apart right now so i don't have a way to do even that. I thikn i will go with the Silverstone.
sounds good, im glad my scientific testing helped you. Even with my stock fan on the TT the cooler is a monster. It dropped my temps idle from 42 to 24 and idle from 58 to 40! 11/10 compared to my zalman 9500

Before you install though I would recommend lapping, mine came very rough and the lapping turned out brilliant. Its not hard at all either, it just takes some time but it is well worth it!
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