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I intend on creating an air duct for my CPU fan, I'm curious what are the best quality "upward" direction fans for an AMD Quad Phenom? (My reason for doing this? Mainly just for looks, and just to test out how this works. )
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There are 120mm Deltas or Panflows available that push about 100CFM or the 140CFM range.
They do get loud though.
    
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There are 120mm Deltas or Panflows available that push about 100CFM or the 140CFM range.
They do get loud though.
And the heat sink? Are the scythes any good?
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There are several very good HS..
Very similar in top performance
TRUE120
IFX-14
OCZ Vendeta
among others
    
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There are several very good HS..
Very similar in top performance
TRUE120
IFX-14
OCZ Vendeta
among others
Would I be able to put the fan on top of the heat sink? That is my goal...
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You should be able to yes. For the true im 100% you can. The others i'm not positive.
    
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You looking to do something like this?Attachment 76045
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You looking to do something like this?Attachment 76045
Pretty much.
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I am running a Scythe Ultra Kaze 3000rpm 130cfm fan on that TTBT. DO NOT get your fingers caught in there!
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post #10 of 21
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I am running a Scythe Ultra Kaze 3000rpm 130cfm fan on that TTBT. DO NOT get your fingers caught in there!
I intend on putting a cage-like thing over the hole. I'm basically going to make it look like a turbine engine. My father works at a place with a hydro jet metal cutter--hopefully he can cut an awesome window for me. >:
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