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Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by mysticjon, Feb 25, 2007.

  1. imperialreign

    imperialreign New Member

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    you hae an Evercool aluminum fan, or one of their plastic ones?

    The aluminum fans move quite a bit of air compared to their plastic counterparts, but they are a bit noisy
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    Uhh. I've never seen a fan where any part of it was metal, except the grill...
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    Evercool makes fans that the casing is made of aluminum, both in LED and non-LED varieties:

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    the fan itself is still plastic, although painted metallic to match (I couldn't imagine the lawsuits if the fan blades were metal :rolleyes:)

    they look really great, especially if you polish everything up
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    Well. Now I HAVE seen a metal fan. But it's still an oddity.
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    yeah, they are odd, but are pretty as hell, though, and look great with the LEDs. They also give you damn near twice as long of a power lead than other fans do. Here's a pic where you can see the one at the rear of my case (not lit up, though):

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    excellent price, too
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    nice cable management :toast:
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    My biggest problem is that it's inside a cherrywood desk:banghead:

    And it barely fits in there tooo:eek:

    Yes indeed youre's is very tidy!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I'll keep working on that again when I get the hardcano9 back out:)
    Thats why i didnt want to put it back in, way too messy!!!!!!
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    I use 14cm, 12cm and 9cm intake fans, and just one 12cm outtake fan. 12cm fan keeping my ultra 120 cool, vf900cu for my x850xt and home made heatsink on southbridge
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    SuperLanboy with 1x120mm intake, 1x120mm exhaust
    Thermalright HR-03 with a 140mm fan on my 8800GTX
    Currently stock intel on my E6420 @3.2ghz (stock voltages).. gets to around 59-60 while gaming

    Soon to upgrade the stock intel cooler to a Freezer 7 Pro, my friend recently obtained one of these and i saw the awesome performance first hand :D
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    This was my Bliss+ cooling lineup :pimp:

    Went back with the Tt 92mm for now

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    hey man whatcha hitting on 3dmark06 on just the vid cards crossfired?
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    This was how I had tried for a while

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    Homemade air duck:confused:
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    Closeup of the Kaza on the Bliss+, and all the extras:twitch:

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    And this was when I had the 2 Turbine's up top pulling in, and a Kaza forcing down

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    And that's when the stock Tt92 was in back, now have the 120 Turbine there

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    And here's a freebie 12k rpm server 40mm fan I tied on the N/B H/S !!!
    Set to undervolt to 7500 till 50c PWM temps thru uGuru

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    I'll work on the wiring issue ASAP since I now have the fan's sorted as to where they seem to be best .
    FWIW, the only rear spot is exhaust, so bacically I have an "overpressure" when the Kaza's are maxed to 3k, and also have the front 80mm harddrive fan reversed to pull the hot air out front.
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    currently, the best score I've been able to manage in 3m06 is 6471marks. But, I attribute that low score 100% to this aging Pentium 4HT, even with the ridiculous OC. Single card setup, I had to clock the CPU to 4.14GHz just to hit 4693.

    I'll be ordering a Q6600 in the near future(couple of weeks), as well as another motherboard and new mem for that setup, and I intend to run the 2 1950 PROs until I can afford a 3870x2 - but, I'm very curious to see what kind of score the 1950 will pull in single and crossfire when coupled with a quad core.

    thanks!
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    Me TOO!!!!, but it's hardly ever turning:cool::rockout:
    Only slightly warm air comes out, and not even near what I get from the stock exhaust, and it's even not that warm :D
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    I had one picked up off ebay for $70 bucks new orginal amd ati, thinking if i should get another one. how is gaming on the crossfired x1950's? if you have crysis how do they run?
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    arctic Freezer 7 pro, 120mm fan at the front, 80mm at the side sucking in feeds my hsf cool air direct, 80mm fan at the back moved closer to the hsf by custom wind tunnel made from 2 old 80mm fan cases for faster more efficient heat removal.
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    Not including my cpu psu and graphics card fan i use....nothing. i enjoy it being quiet
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    I use stock cooling. Did I mention I lapped it?
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    i only just got my card in lol it litrally rubs the sides :)
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    revin im suprised your case doesnt take off looks like it has more rpms than a helicopter lol.:)
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    some crazy cooling in this thread.

    I cool my rigs with big heatsinks and as few fans as possible. fans make noise. noise bad.
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    I tried the thermalright Ultra 120 in my case m8 wouldnt fit not wide enough.:banghead:
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    noise bad. noisy case bad. :p buy new case!
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    AIR,2x120mm,3x80mm,1x90mm,3x40mm
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    what the hell is with the dr pepper and the upside down fan on the intel cooler.

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