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You should feel a good 'push' of air against your hand.

Generally, 80mm fans only push like 30 - 40 CFM or so (there are like 7 out of 150+ on Newegg that push more than that). That's not a whole lot. A good 120mm fan pushes over 75 CFM.... so that's why I recommend a 120mm fan. You'll NEED that kind of airflow with the CNPS 9500.

A fan I'd highly recommend is the Silverstone FM121. That one pushes 110CFM, which is basically a storm inside your case It's a bit loud at full speed, but it comes with a controller, so you can dial it down a bit.
    
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interesting...I cant do that with my current case - any suggestions on a case?
    
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