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Best 80mm fan for my Heatsink

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Hello! I have the cool aer0 7 series from coolermaster and they have those weird turbines that suck in air form the side and push it vertically down. Unfortunately on full speed it sounds like a vacuum cleaner and it is irritating. i also know they do not have high cfm so what is the best and cheapest 80mm fan is quiet. Fan contorller is not bigie as i have one. also if i do get a 3 pin fan and connect it to my fan controller...is there any way of connecting it to my mobo so i can read the fan speeds? thanks!!!
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835150007
Im getting 10 for $9.80 good reviews
    
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One of the best if not THE best (it is IMO) 80mm fan out for a HS is THIS. Silverstone makes really great fans, especially since they stick largerO fan blades on their smaller fans which = lots of CFM and excelent cooling while not sacrificing sound.

I have one of these as my exhaust, it pushes Tons of air and is a very nice fan. I also have the fm92 which is even better (hard to believe). For the price you cannot beat it, and you will never regret it.

Pay the extra money for the fan blades alone, TRUST me.
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He's complaining about noise level and you're recommending a 40 db fan?
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lol that is true...is it worth changing the fan or not reli then? because this fan keeps my cpu under 45 degrees C ocerclocked and under load
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post #6 of 10
That's actually pretty good. However, you could always look at this fan. The stealth fans are some of the best ever made, along with the vantec tornado, which sounds like a jet engine at full RPM. Do you know the exact CFM of your current fan?
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well full speed 27 CFM lowest setting 11 CFM.
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I used an adapter to go from 80/92--bigger fans push more air per rpm hence they are generally quieter. The main prob with 80mm and smaller fans is the cavitation noise--which ductwork and spacers can sometimes abate...panaflo are the best quiet fans I know of...
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I used an adapter to go from 80/92--bigger fans push more air per rpm hence they are generally quieter. The main prob with 80mm and smaller fans is the cavitation noise--which ductwork and spacers can sometimes abate...panaflo are the best quiet fans I know of...
Rubber screws work also.
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post #10 of 10
"Fan contorller is not bigie as i have one." And that fan is 40db on full blast, which is 72cfm. Its quiet as a whisper when the speed is turned down.

If i were him id buy a 80mm to 92mm adapter and just get the fm92.

The only time you would need a fan to push 50+cfm is under load, which is normally gaming at which point you have headphones or speakers. So who cares if its 40db?, so long as its quiet when it needs to be.

If you are gaming and the noise is annoying you, maybe invest in some headphones that cancel outside sound. If you are folding or something, you could also try the Thermaltake Silent Cat , i had one they are nice quiet and push some air since the design is unique and good. ALSO it comes with a free 80mm to 92mm adapter! <---i believe its 21db @ 48cfm
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