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post #13711 of 23525
Even with a controller? I was reading a guide on the evga forums about air cooling the haf 932 and the writer said to gut all the stock fans and use 120's. People seemed to like the guide. I realize that doesn't make it good, but I figured if it was lousy advice that people would have spoken up.
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post #13712 of 23525
The problem is that all too often you are only talking about a couple of degrees difference in temps and that simply isn't worth the hassle and expense.
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post #13713 of 23525
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The problem is that all too often you are only talking about a couple of degrees difference in temps and that simply isn't worth the hassle and expense.
But... this is OCN
    
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post #13714 of 23525
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I'm trying to pick between using 4 x 230mm fans in my haf 932 (top, 2 x front, door) or removing all the stock fans and using 7 x scythe slipstreams, 2 x scythe s-flex and 2 x san ace all going to a controller. Obviously the airflow will be better with option 2 but the noise might be a little worse even with the controller. Anyone else had these choices, and what did you do? If I go with option 1 I was going to use Bitfenix 230mm fans, but I've never used them and haven't heard much about build quality. Look good on paper, though.
Just do the cheap quite easy option mate.
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post #13715 of 23525
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The problem is that all too often you are only talking about a couple of degrees difference in temps and that simply isn't worth the hassle and expense.
But... But... a fan controller means more buttons, knobs, dials and digital displays that can brew coffee in the morning and make the rig look even cooler!!!

Just busting your chops man. I like simplicity and I hear ya on your view of things. I'll be going with a fan controller soon but it will be the Sunbeam 6-channel, 30-watt-channel PWM controller (Rheosmart I think it is?) that is just a grilled face plate with knobs and led's. Nothing more. That degree or two might come in handy when gaming or folding.
post #13716 of 23525
I put a controller/temp sensor in mine with the stock fans. I turn the 220mm down to 500rpm and it makes the whole case super quite. I have no problems at all with cooling, even my GTX480 and an overclocked i7-950 to 4.0
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post #13717 of 23525
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post #13718 of 23525
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The problem is that all too often you are only talking about a couple of degrees difference in temps and that simply isn't worth the hassle and expense.
Thanks for your reply. Are you talking about going all 120's or changing from stock fans period?
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post #13719 of 23525
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Thanks for your reply. Are you talking about going all 120's or changing from stock fans period?
Primarily going to all 120's.
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post #13720 of 23525
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That's cool. Very unique. Can't say I've seen any other mods quite like it yet.
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