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i have an iCute gamers case http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...duct_uid=90997 in which i have 9 (yes, 9!) 80mm fans

i have two 4-fan fan controllers and on max rpm (2400rpm) i get 39 idle and 53 load temperatures

i have a zalman cnps9500 cpu cooler. do you think the number of fans is necesary? its a very loud rig and was wondering if i could get rid of some fans and not affect temps?
    
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well not necessary, just fun, but your fans are low quality, buy some better ones and have fun lol.
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water cooling will silence all
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yea but if you have enough fans you can ride your pc to school
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post #5 of 11
I have 5 120mm, 2 90mm, 2 zalman vf-700's on my GPU's and a zalman 7700CU on my cpu (+ 120mm in my power supply). That makes a grand total of 11 fans in my case. I'm teaching it to hover.
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As long as they actually cool the inside of your PC and you dont mind the noise, than that number of fans is totally fine. I have 4 80mm case fans, 1 120mm case fan, 2 80mm fans on my heatsink, 3 80mm fans on, and the stock AMD fan on my graphics card. So I have 11 fans just like Robilar. I've tested around with fans, took some out, put them back in and I really do see a difference in temps. The more the better for me, if thats the case with you then keep the fans. Plus you got a fan controller, so that'll help reduce noise when you need to sleep or whatever.
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As long as they actually cool the inside of your PC and you dont mind the noise, than that number of fans is totally fine. I have 4 80mm case fans, 1 120mm case fan, 2 80mm fans on my heatsink, 3 80mm fans on, and the stock AMD fan on my graphics card. So I have 11 fans just like Robilar. I've tested around with fans, took some out, put them back in and I really do see a difference in temps. The more the better for me, if thats the case with you then keep the fans. Plus you got a fan controller, so that'll help reduce noise when you need to sleep or whatever.
I very much agree with iNiMiTabLE, I think there's an FAQ on pressure around here somewhere that says equal and slightly positive pressure is best, but I practice a methond of overwhelming positive pressure (blows everything through and out of the case).
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i have an iCute gamers case http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...duct_uid=90997 in which i have 9 (yes, 9!) 80mm fans

i have two 4-fan fan controllers and on max rpm (2400rpm) i get 39 idle and 53 load temperatures

i have a zalman cnps9500 cpu cooler. do you think the number of fans is necesary? its a very loud rig and was wondering if i could get rid of some fans and not affect temps?
I would get a typhoon, then you can get rid of four or five of those fans, I have a typhoon with one case fan, my load temps are 42c.
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post #9 of 11
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well not necessary, just fun, but your fans are low quality, buy some better ones and have fun lol.
how do you know what fans i have? i have 9 Antec 80mm fans http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...duct_uid=54153 and a 120mm and crap 80mm in the psu. are my fans not good?

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I would get a typhoon, then you can get rid of four or five of those fans, I have a typhoon with one case fan, my load temps are 42c.
wow! thats impressive. i get load temps of 53 and idle 36/37 apart from getting a BT what else is there i could do to lower load temps?
    
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post #10 of 11
You can ALWAYS buy better fans lol
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