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I just ordered 6 new Sythe 120mm 110CFM fans from the egg for $70. I'm going to use 5 of them to replace the intake and exhaust fans on my Antec 900 (some are stock and some are 78CFM Thermaltakes), and one will be used to replace my Tuniq's stock fan. I know almost everyone here probably thinks 37dBa will be unbearably loud, but I don't really care. My Xbox 360 is louder than my 78CFM Thermaltakes on full blast, which are 34dBa. I hope this will be a quick and easy changeover.
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WOW! That's gonna be SOME airflow!!
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post #3 of 19


That's gonna be AWESOME!
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post #4 of 19
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Originally Posted by mrtn400 View Post
I just ordered 6 new Sythe 120mm 110CFM fans from the egg for $70. I'm going to use 5 of them to replace the intake and exhaust fans on my Antec 900 (some are stock and some are 78CFM Thermaltakes), and one will be used to replace my Tuniq's stock fan. I know almost everyone here probably thinks 37dBa will be unbearably loud, but I don't really care. My Xbox 360 is louder than my 78CFM Thermaltakes on full blast, which are 34dBa. I hope this will be a quick and easy changeover.
FYI: Sound pressure doubles every three dBa.

Anyway, the hek with quiet pc's. Nice purchase.
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post #5 of 19
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Yeah. This is gonna rock.

Plus I have a 480mm floor fan blowing hot air from the room out a window.

And I got bored and tried putting an old 80x32mm server fan on my case. It was literally the loudest thing in the room, and it was moving at least a little more than the top 200mm fan of my Antec 900. I checked the status page in the CMOS, and it said it was spinning at 4800RPM! So of course I had to remove it.
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post #6 of 19
Wow Nice. You can always get a fan controller. I still got my Antec in the bow. Can't decide on a mother board.
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post #7 of 19
Wow you might wanna strap it down before you fire it up.
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post #8 of 19
Good thinking, or something like this may happen!
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post #9 of 19
Good lord can you imagine? Hit the power button and WOOOSH it lifts off as all 6 hit max CFM then it lands on your face. I bet getting your hair caught up in one of those fans tickles.
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post #10 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spart View Post
Good lord can you imagine? Hit the power button and WOOOSH it lifts off as all 6 hit max CFM then it lands on your face. I bet getting your hair caught up in one of those fans tickles.
I actually lol'd hard! Everybody in class looked at me funny!
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