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3rd fan on Noctua NH-D14

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by jman20nnsss, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. jman20nnsss New Member

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    hi guys, i recently thought of buying a noctua nh-d14 and was wondering if it was possible to add a third fan to it and if so,how do i do it?
     
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    I don't see how or why one would put a 3rd fan on the cooler.
     
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    I don't believe that the cooler comes with the third set of fan clips. Adding the third fan will get you a degree or two max, not to mention when you add the third one, unless your PC is in a small bus, you have to pull the rear case fan to make it fit.
     
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    I think I remember someone here got a free third set of clips by asking Noctua. If you can get free clips and you already have a third fan, go for it. Otherwise, don't bother. Two is plenty.
     
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    sorry to intrude...but i need an extra pair of fan clips for my DH-14..how to get one or make one?
     
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    either bend some wire to match the ones you have or Google Noctua and send off an email to their support.
     
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    You dont see how? Uhhhh.. same way the others are mounted on?

    Bend some wire, a good vice will help alot in that regard.
     
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    Even if you did manage to rig a 3rd fan up, I don't think it would help a whole lot. Lowering ambient temperatures would help more I would imagine.
     
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    Yeah, but making the biggest air cooler on the market bigger has to give you cool points.... my god it would be massive.. :roll:
     
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    Get a couple of elastic bands, wrap around cooler and fans, call it done. :laugh:


    Or use zipties, etc...many ways to mount a fan to those coolers.
     
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    ok i have d14 and i am added 3d fan also test it, it's give 2c-3c less temp with my core i7 860 run 4ghz with 1.25v but the fan i dd it's higher speed than nocuta fans, so u can mod it using cable tie or tiny wire.
    and here is a picture

    162750_484375540911_686030911_5783640_7936942_n.jpg
     
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    I would try adding a shroud to the push fan instead of adding another fan. Is that 2c-3c on idle or load Hayder? Also how is the sound since you have a fan that is a higher speed?

    The D14 is a beast :twitch: I would be worried about warping the mother board.
     
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    the easy way is use zip ties and you are done
     
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    Imagine delta fans on the noctua
     
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    hayder is in iraq so i guess that makes sense.
     
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    well, im in singapore and the ambient temp is usually around 30degrees
     
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    at full load for sure mate, and the 3d fan it's not too fast it's just faster, about 200-300 rpm more speed than noctua's fans.

    :D

    yes bro
     
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    here is have another picture

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