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Thanks for the help guys. Big thanks for the pic too. I was a little confused until I looked at the pic.

I notice that you left the stock fan on and just added an upgrade as a pull fan. Would that be the better route to go rather than adding 2 new fans ? For some reason I'm thinking that I've read that the pull fan makes the most difference anyhow so maybe this makes the most sense.
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I noticed a 5C drop when adding a push pull setup.
If those fans you posted last are really that great, definitely go for those. Both of the fans on that heatsink I have are 80+ CFM fans.
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My bad I thought your push looked like stock. 5C drop, nice ! I'm going for it. Hopefully I'll be able to post in about a week with some before/after comparisons.
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post #274 of 553
The push fan is the stock fan. Are you telling me I was lied to, and it isn't an 80 CFM fan?
That must be changed

But ya I got a VERY nice drop in temps. It's well worth the time to do it IMO.
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post #275 of 553
Ok I get you now...

yep lied to its rated 89.45 max

I'm going to go have another cup of coffee on that note
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Showing some support!
Here is a post with my test on DK compare to CM 212
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...rk-knight.html

And my new build with DK's cousin......Balder! I guess I should join this club =)

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...an-cooler.html
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I like the way the Cooler Master R4 works for mine. Not to mention the smoke colored shrouding looks good with it.
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poohball, welcome to the club!

@poohball- You know a lot of factors come into play when testing right? (i.e. room temp, type of thermal paste, etc).
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poohball, welcome to the club!

@poohball- You know a lot of factors come into play when testing right? (i.e. room temp, type of thermal paste, etc).
yes, it was done in same condition with same Xigmatek pti paste.
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