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I just bought an OCZ Vendetta 2 and it is on the way...I would like to know if I should use the stock fan they provide or get a fan with a higher CFM to push air across the heatsink faster in larger quantities. Noise isn't much of a factor, I have the Rocketfish Lian-Li case and I am going to line it with noise-dampening foam so I need a 120mm fan for it. Any suggestions!??!!?!?!?!?!?

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post #2 of 12
I think the stock OCZ should do well as I heard it's pretty quiet and provides decent airflow. However, if noise isn't really a factor then you should try checking out some of those silverstone case fans. There's probably better ones but I seen silverstone being talked about more often.

Newegg Silverstone 120mm Case Fans
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post #3 of 12
either a siverstone fn-121 (not the fm as they are sucky) or the zalman F3, both good fans
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post #4 of 12
I'm using the ocz stock fan and its quiet at full speed 1400 rpm. My cpu idle temps are at 41c, ambient air is about 30c. I might have to reseat it, maybe I needed to put more TIM. What temps are u guys getting with the vendetta2?
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post #5 of 12
OP - based on specs and reviews the stock fan pushes plenty of air. I think it should suffice.


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Originally Posted by Gametrader101 View Post
I'm using the ocz stock fan and its quiet at full speed 1400 rpm. My cpu idle temps are at 41c, ambient air is about 30c. I might have to reseat it, maybe I needed to put more TIM. What temps are u guys getting with the vendetta2?
I'm getting getting better idle temps with my lapped TRUE running my Q6700 at 3.2GHz (mid to high 30's in CoreTemp).

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post #6 of 12
I think my TIM sucks im using the free promotion AIT cool silver. Maybe I didnt put enough on, but now I ran out of it. My heatsink/base/pipes doesn't even get hot when primed. After an hour it gets slightly warm at the base.
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post #7 of 12
I would recommend some Scythe Slip Streams. They output a lot of CFM with low noise.
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gametrader101 View Post
I think my TIM sucks im using the free promotion AIT cool silver. Maybe I didnt put enough on, but now I ran out of it. My heatsink/base/pipes doesn't even get hot when primed. After an hour it gets slightly warm at the base.

Try some OCZ Freeze or Shin-Etsu TIM.

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post #9 of 12
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Quote:
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I'm getting getting better idle temps with my lapped TRUE running my Q6700 at 3.2GHz (mid to high 30's in CoreTemp).

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What are you're load temps though?
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What are you're load temps though?
Around 54c to 55 on the hottest core with one fan on the TRUE. I only mentioned idle because I was comparing it to his temp and all he mentioned was idle temp. I'm putting another fan on the TRUE next month.

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