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post #8722 of 19729
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Originally Posted by JMT668 View Post
any one got any pics of a case with the honey comb grills removed?
I can probably put one up in a few weeks time once I've cut the bastards out. They're restricting the airflow of my psu fan so I had to add another one underneath the outside of my case. Looks so @#$%* stupid. My computer looks so ugly now. But it'll get better in a few weeks once I've painted my case. I hope
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post #8723 of 19729
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Originally Posted by scottsee View Post
Fact still remains, it draws hot air out of the case..
Heat rises man, it doesn't sink.
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post #8724 of 19729
If you've got your psu at the top of the case then yeah maybe it is drawing hot air out of the case. Not at the bottom though. Putting the psu at the bottom of a case is a VERY smart idea. Because heat rises, your psu would only be sucking in hot air if it was at the top. How is that going to cool your psu you ask? Well, quite simply, it's not. All the hot air from your gfx cards, cpu, pwm and anything else you've got in there, is gonna rise up and prevent the psu from staying cool.

Putting the power supply at the bottom of the case so it can suck in cold air from outside instead of inside means that you can lower your chances of sucking warm air into an already hot psu. If there was ANY piece of hardware that you want to keep cold, it's your psu. That little baby is what gives power to all your gear and if something bad happens, you could fry more than just your psu: an expensive accident.

Keep the psu facing down. It's the most sure-fire way of keeping your psu in good shape. And if you want to really seal the deal, cut out the honey comb grill. That'll help the fan suck more air in to cool everything down.
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post #8725 of 19729
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/120mm...LED-Quiet-22db

Found that green fan that comes Stock with the CM690 NV edition cases. CFM:dB is pretty good as well, 42CFM :22dB.

I live in US though, so I wouldn't be able to buy it.
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post #8726 of 19729
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Originally Posted by KruperTrooper View Post
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/120mm...LED-Quiet-22db

Found that green fan that comes Stock with the CM690 NV edition cases. CFM:dB is pretty good as well, 42CFM :22dB.

I live in US though, so I wouldn't be able to buy it.
i have used some of these, little lower cfm, little quieter also, and its a 4 pack for the price of 2.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103022

this is the stock fan tho it looks like spec wise.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999061
    
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post #8727 of 19729
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Originally Posted by KruperTrooper View Post
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/120mm...LED-Quiet-22db

Found that green fan that comes Stock with the CM690 NV edition cases. CFM:dB is pretty good as well, 42CFM :22dB.

I live in US though, so I wouldn't be able to buy it.
I've been using it to suck air out of my radiator to help my Scythe out a bit. That CM fan is pretty much silent although it really doesn't move a lot of air at all.
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post #8728 of 19729
Would my next best option would be yate loons? I want a fan that is quiet as the stock CM fans, and something that has bright green LEDs. I don't have a fan controller, so whatever fans I buy would be running at full speed.

-Thanks
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post #8729 of 19729
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Originally Posted by scavenger View Post

Friggin A1, just like your cooler.
post #8730 of 19729
STOP QUOTING PICTURES, DAMMIT.
****ty 20Gb/month here in Canada. It's worse than goddamn Australia.
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