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post #1 of 8
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Yeah so i got the Asus P5N-E SLI motherboard, i need a good case fan, i OCed my E6600 from 2.4 to 3.0, i need better cooling only 2 minutes under orthos and i was at 59/60, which is my processor max, any suggetsions of compatible fans?
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post #2 of 8
All 12v fans are "compatable".
If you mean, "Which ones will fit?", then you have to tell us what size your existing fans are.
It's just a matter of picking the CFMs you need and hopefully that will be a noise level you can live with.
The only problem you can run into is that some high output (150 CFM or so) fans will overtax (ie. burn out) the fan header on your motherboard. They would have to be connected directly to the PSU through one of the 12v molex plugs. Or you could use a rheostat or rheobus and then you could manually control their speed.
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post #3 of 8
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my ambient is from 70-75 usually, my fans are the default case fans for the velocity micro case, and i have no idea what their cfm is or anything, they don't feel like they are moving all that much air, my system just needs like a 10-15 degree drop in my GFX, about a 10 degree in my processor, and just a general drop of a few degrees, don't feel comfortable after 10 minutes of orthos making my processor go from idling at 40C, and 45-50C playing games, and 60C under orthos. my GFX is OC'ed to 600mhz core clock, i think i'm need of cooling ~~~ <-- complete OC newb, so billbartuska any suggestions? other then dig a hole 5000 feet into the ground or go into a cave? or will a different fan help me?
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bump, going to bed anyone who has any idea GREATLY appreciateD! (sorry for the early bump gotta play some golf tommorow x.x)
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post #5 of 8
I recommend the Antec Tricool fans...At max they move 80 cfm/29 db, and have an inbuilt fan controller, stuff one in the front and one in the back and more if you have room. After market CPU cooler and GPU cooler would be nice too.
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post #6 of 8
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what would be a good GPU cooler, i think the antec tricool's will fit, but even with the ambient will i notice a drop? especially coming into summer. it's like 70-80 at the best, is it that my air flow sucks, or am i going to need to go liquid?
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post #7 of 8
Well, what heatsink are you using? That could be one big reason why you're not getting good temps.
 
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post #8 of 8
The DuOrb's work very well for cards underneath the 8800GTS cards. Check newegg. That still might be a little much for an 8600 though. The 8600 in my folding rig has this at stock and works very well.
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