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post #1 of 11
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Hey Guy's,I just purchased a Antec 900 case on friday morning.And have a few questions.

1.)Will a micro-atx mobo work-out all right in this case?


2.)PSU compatibilty(at the bottom the case)?I think that someone told me I'd be fine because my PSU has long cables.I've got a Corsair 520w

3.)I'am wanting to add the extra two 120"mm fans in this case.What type of 120"mm fans do I need to buy as far as the rpm stuff?

4.)Will my BFG Tech 7950GT fit properly?
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post #2 of 11
Your micro-atx motherboard will fit fine in the case. Just position the mobo standoffs in the right locations. Your power supply will most likely work, the only thing to watch out for is the length of the 24-pin ATX connector. For 120mm fans i would look more toward CFM of air movement instead of rpm. However, if the rpm is rediculous, the fan might be noisy but move a lot of air. It's all personal preference.
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post #3 of 11
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Okay,What does CFM stand for tho??
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Okay,What does CFM stand for tho??I'am fairly new to this case and fans stuff.LOL..............
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post #5 of 11
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Okay,What does CFM stand for tho??I'am fairly new to this case and fans stuff.LOL..............

Here's my mobo for now:


http://www.xpcgear.com/geforce6100m9.html
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Sorry about the triple post.My wifes pc is tripping
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post #7 of 11
CFM=cubic feet per minute. it pretty much means how many volumes of air the fan can pump out in one minute, the higher this value, the stronger the fan.
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post #8 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kipper View Post
CFM=cubic feet per minute. it pretty much means how many volumes of air the fan can pump out in one minute, the higher this value, the stronger the fan.
Well,Can you tell me what kind numbers are good to look for?I'am wanting to add the two extra 120"mm to my 900.Say there are two more areas for 120"mm fans!
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Antec900_2007 View Post
Well,Can you tell me what kind numbers are good to look for?I'am wanting to add the two extra 120"mm to my 900.Say there are two more areas for 120"mm fans!
It depends on how the fans are installed onto the case. If they are installed by screws, any 120mm fan should work. Most people look for fans with high CFM, low dBA (decibel), or, high airflow, less noise. Some believe that silence is golden and look for really low dBA fans (sacrificing airflow), others love airflow and look for high CFM (sacrificing noise). See whichever fan suits your taste and see reviews on how the fans are installed.
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post #10 of 11
70 CFM/25 DBA is a good fan to look for. The thermaltake thunderblades are excellent examples (And are blue led and reasonably priced).
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