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post #1 of 13
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anyone have suggestions on a high cfm 120mm fan?

since i installed some front bay devices, i had to eliminate one of my front intake fans, so i want to increase the cfm for my exhaust to pull air in rather than pushing it.

i'm thinking maybe the silverstone fm121.
 
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post #2 of 13
Yea the silverstones are a good range. Check the deltas aswell.

Although, beware that they are etremely loud.

I have 2 deltas sitting in my wardrobe because they are that loud. Not a good choice if you like to listen to music (unless you get a fan controller) Iced.
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post #3 of 13
Nidec 120mm fans are really good!

http://www.xoxide.com/120mm-nidec-fan.html <----very loud, I know I have one!

Heres another good 120mm Fan!

http://www.jlcustompc.com/angrled12fan.html <-----very good fan 70 CFM and half the noise
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post #4 of 13
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ok, i just ordered an FM121.

then i figured since i was ordering that, i might as well order the FM82 for my HDD cooler. then i figured since i was ordering silverstone fans, i might as well get the FM92 for my CPU. and since everyone raves about the FM92/AC64Pro combo, i went ahead and ordered the ac64pro. and since i only have 1 3.5" bay and i want to control the fan speeds so my living room doesn't sound like a wind tunnel, i ordered a sunbeam chromatic windmill.

lol, my wife's gonna kill me. a simple 120mm fan turned into $130 really fast.
 
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lol, it happens to all of us.
    
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post #6 of 13
The FM82 whines at full speed. You'll definately need to use the packaged fan controller with it. But I've got used to two FM110s running at full speed all day. But the FM82 is just obtrusive at full.
Mounting all the fan controllers on one Aluminium 3.5" bay holder using a drill is a nice mod. I tried it here, and replaced the knobs.
Have a link to a picture.
Edit: Just noticed the Sunbeam Chromatic Windmill =) Ignore as applicable =D

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post #7 of 13
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yeah, i knew i can drill and mount all the potentiometers on 1 pannel, but i needed an external temp monitor also.

oh, and i also ordered another gb of ddr500 since it's now cheaper than it was last week, lol. thinking of ordering a second 7900gs, but i'll wait... another day or so.
 
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post #8 of 13
hmm... well as you didn't specify width how about this Delta: Badunkadunk!!!, feck me! 220CFM?
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Where are you going to place that fan? 120x120x76. I'd hate to have any fans 25dBA or more, I'd, personally, go with a better dBA/CFM ratio. What am I talking about? SilenX:
SilenX iXtrema 14dBA - 72CFM (120x120x25mm)
SilenX iXtrema 18dBA - 90CFM (120x120x38mm)
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post #10 of 13
I'ev got two silverstones in my rig. With the fan controllers, they work wonders. I'd recommend them to anyone.
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