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Hello everyone, looking to purchase some good fans for my P183 and was wondering what to look for. I also need to purchase a good CPU cooler that's no more than $70 for sandy bridge.

I was thinking of going with either a h50/h70 but it seems that it will restrict airflow a bit. Any thoughts?
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post #2 of 9
What's your budget for the fans and cooler and are you aiming for more performance, quiet, etc?
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post #3 of 9
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for the fans I really don't wanna spend too much.. maybe around $8 bucks, less if possible.

$70 for cpu fan.

i'm aim both both quietness and performance but performance is higher priority.
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post #4 of 9
Budget Case Fans
Low Speed Yate Loons
http://www.jab-tech.com/YATE-LOON-12...2-pr-3009.html

Fairly quiet, cheap, and move a goodly amount of air.

There are also higher speed variants.

If you want something a little nicer though the Zalman ZM-F3s are a good choice.

Rubber Fan Mounts, Speed reducing cable.
http://www.jr.com/zalman/pe/ZAL_ZMF3/

As for the CPU heatsink.

If you can find a good price on one, you can't do much better than a Megahalem paired with a Gentle Typhoon AP-14 or two. Quiet and cools like it's going out of style.
Edited by Siegfried262 - 2/12/11 at 7:07pm
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post #5 of 9
have you bought the case yet? i suggest moving over to a Lian Li or Fractal with Gentle Typhoons for max cooling/quietness potential.
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post #6 of 9
if you gonna get h70 dont get antec 1200 >_< ive bought both and had to cut a hole for the pump on the right side of the chassis >_<
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1200 is a really bad case, no dust filters, terrible build quality make this another horrific case by antec,
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post #8 of 9
Thread Starter 
I really appreciate the feedback guys.

Siegfried, I will definitely be checking out the megahalem and ap14 combination. Do you think I'll be able to have sandy bridge up around 4.2ghz with good temps with this kind of setup?

Somebody, Yes i've already purchased the case. We got a decent deal on it and my friend really wanted this case.

So is my assumption on h50/h70 with a P183 case correct?
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post #9 of 9
I can't say for sure but I'm confidant you could hit that with the Megahalem paired with a Sandy Bridge processor.

I had an H50 in a P183 in the past and wouldn't recommend it. It cools decently enough but even with quiet fans (Push/Pull AP-14s in my case) the pump was loud and buzzy. I might have had a bad sample but I wouldn't recommend it personally.
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