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If you have a number of fan screws, look carefully at them. Some have a cutting edge that really helps them self-thread. That's why they are called self-threading screws. Self-threading screws have a little groove cut into the screw. One side is a blade . . .

If you have a choice, use the self-threading screws.
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These are self threading (also called self tapping or thread cutting) fan screws. You can just make out the groove in them that makes them self tapping/threading or thread cutting.
http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/svcompucycle_2125_81637605

These are not self threading. Notice the lack of groove. They have the same thread pattern as the above but are much more difficult to use if the threads are not already in the fan holes. Once the holes have been threaded by using the above self tapping screws these will work just fine.
http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/svcompucycle_2125_130574007
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you might want to add a note regarding the Rampage II Extreme issue. I just installed my Ven-X RT and the studs mentioned as the culprits in Juravieal's post have semi-transparent silicone or rubber washers stuck to the bottom of them.
so either Thermalright revised the design or his were just missing. I'd suggest ppl double-check theirs JIC

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Since this thread was recently moved back in its own sticky instead of being "archived" in the guide thread I will be making some serious updates very soon. Keep your eyes peeled in the coming weeks.

Thanks all.
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i just came from the yate loon website it says they have soem 120mm fans high permormance rated 129.5CFM part number is D12SH-48K and D12BH-48K
    
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and one more thing im trying to figure out if high static pressure or high CFM aparently one trumps the other for some reason help me please looking for exhaust fan for my HAF-X i think the stock 140 is inadequate
    
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what's the best heatsink plus fan combo nowadays?
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and one more thing im trying to figure out if high static pressure or high CFM aparently one trumps the other for some reason help me please looking for exhaust fan for my HAF-X i think the stock 140 is inadequate
High static pressure fans are used on heatsinks and radiators. High CFM fans are better for everything else such as open air or the small amount of resistance that the exhaust area of cases have via the mesh.

Specifically speaking in regards to your question about an exhaust fan, a high CFM fan would be best if you are looking at exhausting as much hot air as possible from your rig.

Quote:
Originally Posted by kevindd992002 View Post
what's the best heatsink plus fan combo nowadays?
Short Answer: Not to sure.

TLDR version: I have been trying to catch up on my research, build my HTPC, take care of a PC for my sister and continue my full time job, taking care of the wife.

Suffice to say I am still wanting to put a lot more into this guide but haven't had the chance for more then a 3 -5 min drop in from time to time during the day.
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the ones that come with my HS, different situation now HS fans lol. Have a static pressure of 4.2mmH2O i found some loud beasts that ide still not be able to here most likely because of my G35, that are 12.55mmH2O static pressure would it be worth it you think to get some or would the cooling differance not be that noticeable?
    
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the ones that come with my HS, different situation now HS fans lol. Have a static pressure of 4.2mmH2O i found some loud beasts that ide still not be able to here most likely because of my G35, that are 12.55mmH2O static pressure would it be worth it you think to get some or would the cooling differance not be that noticeable?
I cannot tell exactly what it is your asking anymore. I am guessing English is not your first language.

What I gathered from your first post is that this was for the exhaust for your case so the static pressure won't matter much. However, if you want an all around better fan then by all means go for the 12.55mmH2O fan. To answer your question on the difference I cannot tell you because the CFM is more important in regards to exhaust.

Do you have links to the 2 fans you are questioning? And can you confirm that you are indeed looking for an exhaust fan for your case?
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