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Will fans pushing an advertised 33.5CFM cool my computer properly? I have it running 24/7 usually and it is back in a tight corner but its a little bit loud so I am trying to quiet it by getting quieter fans for starters. would three 120mm intake fans and two 120mm and one 90mm outtake fans be enough to cool my case?
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post #2 of 15
...what are your current case and ambient temperatures?
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I have a thermaltake armor and I can check my temps through my bios when I get home.
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post #4 of 15
33 cfm is weak. Get some Yate Loon 70cfm fans. They are very quiet. Even teh 55cfm ones would be good.
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post #5 of 15
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So six 33cfm fans would be to weak? What are the Best fans hands down I don't really care about price at all just the best quietest fans money can buy?
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post #6 of 15
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185006

I like these ones for quiet.There are 3 differnt ones rated by rpm.These are the 1600.It puts out the most air 63.7 cfm 28dba.


The lowest is 33.5 cfm 8.7dba

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post #7 of 15
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That is the Fan that I was looking at. I want a fan that is really quiet but will still move a decent amount of air.
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post #8 of 15
33cfm is nothing. That's the strength of you blowing air it's nothing. Look for something about at 50cfm

http://www.mnpctech.com/Tek-Chain_120mm_Quiet_Fan.html

Those are preety good
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post #9 of 15
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I was wondering how these fans would be if I got a bunch for my system?

Thermaltake A2329 120mm Case Fan 62.2, CFM, 16 dBA
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post #10 of 15
i would get papst 120x25mm fans, but those are like national treasures in rarity now...
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