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I have 2 CM case fans on my Hype 212+ doing push/pull, it works great! So if you have 2 case fans, Id recommend this instead of doing 2 dissimilar fans because the 2 dissimilar fans may make different airflows thus causing not as much air to go through the sink.
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As long as the airflow for both fans are fairly similar, it should be okay to use mixed fans. It might not be a good idea to pair up a 120 CFM fan with a 20 CFM fan.
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As long as the airflow for both fans are fairly similar, it should be okay to use mixed fans. It might not be a good idea to pair up a 120 CFM fan with a 20 CFM fan.
I have the stock fan installed and a fan which came with my NZXT Apollo (the back case fan which blows air out). Is the Apollo fan any good?
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I have the stock fan installed and a fan which came with my NZXT Apollo (the back case fan which blows air out). Is the Apollo fan any good?
I can find any specs, so I'll guess and say it pushes between 50CFM and 75CFM. The Hyper 212+ fan pushes around the same amount of air (up to 76.8CFM). The fans aren't all that great, like most stock fans, but they'll do.
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I can find any specs, so I'll guess and say it pushes between 50CFM and 75CFM. The Hyper 212+ fan pushes around the same amount of air (up to 76.8CFM). The fans aren't all that great, like most stock fans, but they'll do.
Thanks +rep
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Wondering if someone could give me a bit of advice.
Would the stock and a Zalman ZM-F3 120mm fan work? And could I position the cooler to suck air from the GPU and one pulling out the top? I have a Lancool k62 so it has a top exhaust.

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As long as the airflow for both fans are fairly similar, it should be okay to use mixed fans. It might not be a good idea to pair up a 120 CFM fan with a 20 CFM fan.
This would be doing it way wrong man. youd have to put ALOT of 20mm fans on one side of the sink and a 120 on the other side of the sink if you wanted to do it right-ish with a 120 and 20mms for push/pull
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