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post #1 of 15
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I'm planning to get a Danger-Den 480 GTX and I'm wondering if four of these on each side would be enough for adequate airflow: http://www.xoxide.com/yate-loon-mediumspeed-120.html

I'm still debating on the medium and high speed Yate Loons. Basically, I don't want the fans to be too loud all together.
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post #2 of 15
They should be ok. I would definitely recommend using shrouds though to try and get every extra degree out of them that you can. You would be better served with a 38mm thick fan instead though.
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Yeah I woudl reccomend either sunon or panaflow 120x38mm
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Trying to keep the fan budget low

So I don't think I'll be getting any Sunons or Panaflos. Don't know bout the shrouds.
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what all are you cooling with the 480?
    
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post #6 of 15
Yes, that will suffice. Get a shroud as well.
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post #7 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by microman View Post
what all are you cooling with the 480?
Heh... My CPU

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Originally Posted by d3daiM View Post
Yes, that will suffice. Get a shroud as well.
K, shroud it is.
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post #8 of 15
In this test they were running it with little 47cfm Yate Loons under-volted and at 12vdc,I'm sure with a CPU only loop that would be plenty, they are a killer rad....

.360 GTX Beats PA.3 Using 47cfm YL Fans
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post #9 of 15
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Ooooo... Nice!
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post #10 of 15
You can never have enough airflow, it gets better with more airflow obviously but eventually diminishes. But those will work fine like ira said for a cpu only loop. the 480 is a beast
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