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Could I put one of these on a Big Typhoon?
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You could, you just might need longer screws then what's on there now. Plus this is a much thicker fan so be sure that if you did put it on it would fit in your case with the side panel on(or if u don't use sidepanel, nevermind)
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They actually have some in stock here. If I do get one, I should definately get some noise dampening stuff, right? 65 dBA would be LOUD to say the least.
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Noise dampening won't help with that fan.....you pretty much NEED a powerful fan controller for it, or a switch to turn on and off. 65DBA probably will drive you crazy after a few hours
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Any links to where I could get a good controller? Also, this with a Big Typhoon would be the best air cooling I could possibly get for my CPU, right?
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post #6 of 14
yep the big typhon is one of the best, if not the best air cooler
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post #7 of 14
220 CFM lol you better make sure your mobo is secured good or it will fly right out of your case...j/k
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post #8 of 14
60dBa is round about the noise level of a hoover, for every 3 dBa you double the sound output so that Delta's over twice as loud as a hoover
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Well I need good cooling, no matter how insanely loud. I'm running 55-56C on a load now with stock, and that's way too high. I don't want more than 50C on a full load. I think with a Big Typhoon and that fan, I could easily cool my CPU by about 20C more than with stock. That would allow me to OC past 2.8 GHz (I'm now at 2.6, but any more and my load temps go past 55 which is unacceptable). With Clockgen I've messed around to see how high I could go just by changing FSB and I got past 2.8 without a crash. Who knows just how far I could push this if I could get it 15-20C cooler?
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post #10 of 14
You really don't need a fan like that to lower your temps dramatically. The Big Typhoon will decrease temps by a great deal as is from the box, and yes, will benefit by a few degrees if you put a 100+ CFM fan on it. Putting that fan on it, though, is not worth it. You say you don't mind the noise, but have you asked your neighbors if they mind it?
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