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Old March 22, 2012, 05:14 AM
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Hi everyone.

Yeah another case fan question. I find my HAF-X pretty silent but I'd like to lower temps a little bit and have maximum air flow. I have stock fans on it.

Normal operating temps while playing demadning games (such has Crysis2 and SWTOR (in some areas)): CPU 35~40ish, GPU#1 70ins, GPU#2 80ish

For which model should I go (let's say I replace all fans)

XtraFlo 120 Red LED - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply
XtraFlo 120 Slim - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply (For top since space is thin)
Turbine Master MACH1.8 - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply
Excalibur - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply
MegaFlow 200 Red LED Silent Fan - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply

Ok yeah, these are all CM choices. Please bring up any other choice you would find useful but I would still want to know which of these are the best to use.

Note: I still want to have a silent rig.

Thanks all!
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Old March 22, 2012, 05:41 AM
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Scythe Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM 59CFM @ 28db Fan Scythe Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM 59CFM @ 28db Fan [D1225C12B5AP-15] - $22.99 : DazMode, The Best Canadian PC Watercooling and Modding Store!
a bunch of those will do fine.
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It is an interesting choice if I lower the sizes. I know CM augmented their numbers so the 110CFM on their MegaFlow is not reality. I also came up on the following BitFenix fans that looks pretty good from what I read (looking @ 230mm). They have better bearing and seems to get better CFM. Anyone has experience with those?

Oh I almost forgot. My final plan, for now, would be to put the stock side fan as the second top fan on the case and to get a new side fan. That's all.

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