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post #51 of 65
21CMF is nothing... 25mm is extra thick and that's how it stays quiet but it looks like a bad but to me

if you are looking for case fans then look for big fans 120mm are the popular way to go... the bigger the fan the more air they can push while remaining quiet... but design will still play a role not just those numbers..

just trust what I am saying... it goes along with what most the guys here have thought me... and if nobody is posting back then I am obviously not telling you lies

the reason I pointed you to those fans is that they are thin fans... I'd go with either a 10mm or a 15mm thick fan so you have plenty of room for air to travel into the fan and room for mounting your NB HS which had an adjustable bracket allowing you to mount it off center to allow for a 90 degree mount of big CPU coolers such as your TT120

there is plenty of space to play with but why not go with he one that will be easier to fit while still moving the same amount of air and giving you the same noise levels for a buck less...
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i see then, so even being over 4000 rpm, it still wouldnt push a good amount of air enough, even though reviews on it says it does.

i looked into that fan but i am rom the UK and i cannot get that whatsoever, thus trying to find an equilivent or better on eBay.
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CMF = CUBIC FEET per MINUTE

guess you didn't know that


I am not saying that is not enough air for the Noctua for a NB application... on the contrary it should be plenty... but that isn't a whole lot for a 25mm thick fan... you can get 17CMF with a 10mm fan so just go slim... if you are getting like 40CMF then I'd consider the 25mm fans but I am not sure if there is one like that... look for the tornados... I think that's their name... they are these real thick fans that push un-real amounts of air.... but they are super loud
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but about the CFM, i did know what it stands for, but not exactly its function, so i guess it isnt all that for a 25mm fan to only get out 21CFM.

i will try to look for these 'Tornados', but i dont really like the idea of having a really loud fan, unless there is again a way to silence noisy ones.

and as well look for 10-15mm fans as well, but i am not really good at finding them. can u help me? on eBay? my only source.
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oh wait, hold on, i think i may have found it:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...MEWA:IT&ih=006

is this what have i been looking for all my life?
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well I don't know about ebay for that sort of thing especially when there are two different fans in the pictures?!?

but the numbers seem right other than the noise... that IS a noisy fan.... but you might be able to set the rpm and if you can then you can do the same thing I do with the Silverstone for my CPU which is set it to a nice noise level and then I have rpms left over for hot days
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well i do realise the difference vetween them, but it is the closest i could find, and would u say probably the best for cooling the Noctua? i really couldnt find any 60mm fans that gave more than 20CFM that is around 15mm thick.

would this then be just the fan im looking for?

amd i know this will sound stupid, but why are they noisy? what makes them do this? as in, makes noise.
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mostly air turbulence but some times the bearings themselves can make some undisernable noise.... mostly just air turbulence from the shape of the blades, the proximity to the outer ring or other objects such as the video card being too close to the intake or if the HS itself doesn't allow for the air to go through fast enough.... I think that fan should be great if it mounts easily and isn't loud... but I know nothing about it...
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great, thanks for htat, ive now ordered the fan, but i want to prepare first, so may i ask, what or how do i mount the fan on to the HS?
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I used a pair of my girl's hair ties
crude but it did the job... barely

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