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post #1 of 27
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Okay, this pisses me off. I had a 75cfm fan strapped onto my TRUE that got my folding temp down to 58. I ordered 2 aerocool xtremes, with supposedly better static pressure, and an extra set of clips.

After sweating for 20 minutes getting the damn clips on while the thing is mounted to the case, I finally got the fans on. Awesome! I finally had my push/pull TRUE arrangement.

So now my folding temp is: 60c. FAIL!

Is the answer a Panaflo?
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The answer is, reseat ur TRUE.
    
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post #3 of 27
Uh, why re-seat? A fan change doesn't necessitate a complete re-seat of the heatsink unless he's violently jarred it while installing a fan...

Sounds to me like the classic case of form over function. I mentioned earlier, 38mm for static pressure is ideal on the tight fin spacing of the Ultra 120 Extreme. Try one of these and see how low your temps go.
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Yeah, I'm not reseating the thing. Not yet anyway. Going panaflo.
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post #5 of 27
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I actually think I'm going to try this, the nuclear option. Noise really isn't an issue for me, as I use headphones 24/7, or I crank my home theatre to epic levels.
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post #6 of 27
THIS IS PAANAAAFLOOO

Good choice..reseat? Not from a fan swap. Sometimes manufacturers lie about their fans, hence why we have reviews
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post #7 of 27
I use a Panaflo, this one to be exact http://www.svc.com/fba12g12m.html
and that thing is awesome! I haven't used any other fans, so can't really say how well it fares against the others, but I'm quite happy with the Panaflo.
(It's relatively quiet compared to my slipstream's, but that is just a side not since you don't care about loudness)
    
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post #8 of 27
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You guys really like the 86 CFM. Does it have higher static pressure, or am I just picking the next one on up (114cfm)?

PANAFLOOOOOO!!
*kicks aerocool in pit of death*
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post #9 of 27
They all have great static pressure, it's just we like a balance between sound level and performance, and the 86.5CFM Panaflo fits the bill. However if noise isn't a concern...go with the big daddy. Or just find a high powered Delta fan...
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post #10 of 27
DO NOT go delta.

or at least buy some ear plugs.
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