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Cooler Master Stack Cross flow fan

Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by freaksavior, Sep 23, 2007.

  1. freaksavior

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    I think it might replace the 4 x 120mm fans on the side panel...
     
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    with just that? i don't understand how that would work!
     
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    it fits in a special place at the right of the case,and blows air towards the motherboard,i believe.

    like this-

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    would it be better than 4 of these?
     
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    you can use them as well as the cross flow fan.
     
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    Newegg has it for $25.00 not a bad deal really, seems like a good idea. Would be nice if they had something like that in a HTPC case, one intake across the front top and a output across the back bottom.

    edit: reverse that
     
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    so would it be worth getting then?
     
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    if you have the dosh,why not.looks like it will blow cool air onto your ram.
     
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    I would think that depends on the layout of your board and cables. The air blowing over it like that should in most cases cool your chipsets/ram better and my direct some air under the mobo to cool the backside.
     
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    from the reviews on newegg, it sounds like a waste of $$
     
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    With the sdie panel fans on a Stacker, trust me when I say, you want a slightly more silent fan than the ones you have chosen. With the mesh on the side, all the noise easily escapes.

    I have 4 Scythe S-Flex 33.5cfm 8.7dBA fans in my Stacker side panel, and the airflow is more than enough, when used with higher flowing fans in the rest of the case. They made a huge difference in overall noise output, compared to the 22dBA(ish) fans I had in there previously, but very little reduction in cooling performance.

    I have no experience with the crossflow fan, but if you set up your 120mm fans properly, I see little benefit to having one.
     
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    hmm, yeah didn't think about that. 12 120mm @ fans 21db each. it would sound like a train! :laugh:
     
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    that is in correct you can either use all 4 120s or 2 120s and the crossflow fan basically

    120|120
    120|120 or

    120|crossflow
    120|crossflow
     

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