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You don't plan to OC your chip?
    
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Wow, the new lanboy? noway! You should place GT's all over that thing, wherever you can! It would be awesome.. But seriously now, where are you gonna place that intake and how are you gonna connect it?
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GT or S-flex lots of air movement, little db
    
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You don't plan to OC your chip?
My 470's are running perfectly, so wouldn't dare OC with that PSU. Got 2x 560 Gainward Golden Sample inc. Hopefully the PSU will survive the terror

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Wow, the new lanboy? noway! You should place GT's all over that thing, wherever you can! It would be awesome.. But seriously now, where are you gonna place that intake and how are you gonna connect it?
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Very easy to mount fans on top of it. And yes, soner or later this case will be an air monster.
Edited by Stefy - 1/25/11 at 1:17pm
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Very easy to mount fans on top of it. And yes, soner or later this case will be an air monster.
Ok, right, but what I ment was; how are you going to connect it? The fan cable that is, fan controller? or direct to the PSU?
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Ok, right, but what I ment was; how are you going to connect it? The fan cable that is, fan controller? or direct to the PSU?
A direct to the PSU.
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A direct to the PSU.
Ok, so the cable won't be much of a problem since your PSU cable is long enough.. Also for a direct connection, get the 1450 RPM, it's the most balanced in db/CFM ratio of all the GT's.
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post #28 of 42
I have Gentle Typhoons (1850rpm and 1050 rpm) and Silverstone AP181 fans in my case. All are great. I recommend any of them.

I also have heard that the AP121 is crap though. I have not heard much about the 140mm variant (ap141).
    
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post #29 of 42
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Ok, so the cable won't be much of a problem since your PSU cable is long enough.. Also for a direct connection, get the 1450 RPM, it's the most balanced in db/CFM ratio of all the GT's.
Okay, will do ^^
Also, how small is the main wire on the GT's? I'm unsure if it will fit in the small holes on top of the case. If they don't fit the cable will be visible from outside.

I'm a noob when it comes down to fans. Never bought custom before. Or is it possible to take out the pins?
Edited by Stefy - 1/25/11 at 2:02pm
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post #30 of 42
It's a shame the design limits you to 120s...140 and up have better airflow-to-noise ratio.

The CM Blademaster 120 is a good PWM fan, not sure how many 4-pin headers you have to work with. A bit cheaper than the Scythe GTs, but with an equivalent difference in quality.

For affordability balanced with performance, best bet might be to go all Yate Loons on a fan controller.
Edited by Dorkseid - 1/25/11 at 2:03pm
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