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I was thinking, I've got a SILVERSTONE FM121 Fan, would it be better to replace the stock TT fan with this, would it give better temps?

Also, in the Antec 900, would it be better to have the air passing from the front bay fans, to the TT and out the back.

Or, Have the TT blowing out the top 200mm fan?

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Yes, if you change your fan to a better one you will see better temperatures.
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Yes, if you change your fan to a better one you will see better temperatures.
Are we talking like a degree or two?

Also, Fan pointing back or top?

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post #5 of 28
I'm getting sweat temps by the proper installation which is to blow out the back....and im using the stock fan...
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I'm getting sweat temps by the proper installation which is to blow out the back....and im using the stock fan...
I'm getting Ok temps now, I was just wondering if they could be any better. The reason I ask if I should flip it so it points up is the Antec 900 has a top 200mm fan.
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post #7 of 28
Most of the air in a case moves front to back. If you had your TT pointing up towards the 200mm fan, it could mess up the direction of the airflow. It's always good to keep the air flowing in the same direction. So I would say, have it blowing out the back.
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post #8 of 28
I have a 120 on my psu and its sucking out the hot air and i think its helping but I think you'll get the same if you point it up, I personally haven't tried it though... BTW what thermal paste are you useing?
post #9 of 28
The only way to find out if the fm121 would be better is to try it. t probably will perform better but just the sound of those fans on 7v drives me nuts. 12v on the fm121 is ungodly IMO.
post #10 of 28
I faced my Tuniq out the top. I have lower temps since upgrading to a silverstone fm121. And by Proper installation. that would depend on the case. On the 900 the top has better exhaust IMO.
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