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Poll Results: How many fans do you have in your case?

Poll expired: Dec 23, 2010  
  • 6% (19)
    1-2 (lol)
  • 15% (44)
    2-4 (sissy)
  • 32% (91)
    5-6 (ok)
  • 29% (83)
    7-8 (yay)
  • 6% (17)
    9-10 ( :D )
  • 9% (27)
    11+ (**** haxorz!)
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post #101 of 160
ok i need a fan layout, i need to drop some more temps because i want to run my q66 @ 1.5 24/7. the cooler is a mine rev-b pressure modded,lapped and a new 2500 120mm has replaced the stock 900rpm 100mm. the only fan that will fit in the center is a 120x25 i am willing to buy any fan out there and if some one can tell me how i would like to set up 2-3 fans on the cooler its self but its kinda hard due to the shape. here is my thread
Edited by mugan23 - 6/21/08 at 6:55pm
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post #102 of 160
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ok i need a fan layout, i need to drop some more temps because i want to run my q66 @ 1.5 24/7. the cooler is a mine rev-b pressure modded,lapped and a new 2500 120mm has replaced the stock 900rpm 100mm. the only fan that will fit in the center is a 120x25 i am willing to buy any fan out there and if some one can tell me how i would like to set up 2-3 fans on the cooler its self but its kinda hard due to the shape. here is my thread
Well if you sell the mine, then for the price of 2 good fans you good get a Xigmatek. If not, theres lapping and adding little mini-heatsinks to the base of the mine.

See my sigged thread on water temps for inspiration.

If you decide you will go the modding way instead of buying a new HS, then a good fan can be bought from Scythe, I recommend getting the best one you can, mainly choose the one with the highest dba you can tolerate.

There's also case mods which help a lot, and you can search in the case mods section for inspiration.
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post #103 of 160
how much better is the Xigmatek to my mine
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post #104 of 160
mine cooler lol?
    
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post #105 of 160
that bad
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post #106 of 160
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how much better is the Xigmatek to my mine
I haven't heard of the mine, but probably about 5C.
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post #109 of 160
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Looks not bad, just lap/mod it.
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post #110 of 160
i intend to. i am currently ordering one of those kaze 133cfm fans and a fan controller <so i can turn my rig into a portal gun>, hopefully it will be enough
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