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Has anyone tried replacing the fan of the stock cooler with another?

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I mean, taking off the fan of a C2D stock cooler and attaching another one?

Any benefits? Not worth trying?
 

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Running your processor at those speeds in your specs I would recommend just getting an AC Freezer pro.
 
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:roll:

Is your computer in a freezer?

Yeah, freezer 7, or 120mm Xigmatek would be insanely better.:laugh:
 

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hes already got a cooler on the way, I think this is just for until then........

Ohh and I have thought of running my computer in a freezer :)

atleast the radiators.... I have seriously thought about this
 
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hes already got a cooler on the way, I think this is just for until then........

Ohh and I have thought of running my computer in a freezer :)

atleast the radiators.... I have seriously thought about this
condensation :(
 

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Running your processor at those speeds in your specs I would recommend just getting an AC Freezer pro.
I order from my regular supplier a NH-U9B cooler (bigger ones won't fit in my case). Problem is there's no such cooler available in Portugal for sale :mad:

http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=58290

Judging from those reviews, this cooler outperforms some of the big coolers and since i can't get a big cooler, i want the next best thing.
 
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TV Announcer: Previously on condensation.
Johnny: Helen, there's moisture on the outside of my glass.
Helen: It's condensation Johnny.
Johnny: But what about the fog on the windows?
Helen: It's not fog Johnny, it too is called condensation.
Johnny: Con-den-sation-sation-sation-sation
 

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TV Announcer: Previously on condensation.
Johnny: Helen, there's moisture on the outside of my glass.
Helen: It's condensation Johnny.
Johnny: But what about the fog on the windows?
Helen: It's not fog Johnny, it too is called condensation.
Johnny: Con-den-sation-sation-sation-sation
Nice! Gotta love the family guy :)

oh, and this is the freezer I want to mod for my 3 radz!!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16896100017
 
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I find this utterly stupid: really!

This NH-U9B cooler is a product from an Austrian company and isn't available here in Portugal but it's available in Singapore and has been for around 1.5 months. Isn't Singapore a LOT further away then Portugal?

Come on :mad::mad::mad:
 

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It comes with an ice scraper. It doesn't defrost itself. Yes, destroy your computer. :laugh:

The same type of freezer sells for $80 at your local Walmart and it auto-defrosts. ;)
yeah, not worried about the defrost thing, Im only putting radiators in it. Highly doubt with warm water running that they will freeze. HIGHLY doubt that. infact I would like that.

I figure its cheaper than getting a water chiller.

Oh and Walmart only carries fridges, you think I havent already checked this!!:roll:
 
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I find this utterly stupid: really!

This NH-U9B cooler is a product from an Austrian company and isn't available here in Portugal but it's available in Singapore and has been for around 1.5 months. Isn't Singapore a LOT further away then Portugal?

Come on :mad::mad::mad:
I might be able to send you my lapped Xigmatek 120mm.;)

Its a really good cooler, ask anybody. It uses HDT.
 

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I find this utterly stupid: really!

This NH-U9B cooler is a product from an Austrian company and isn't available here in Portugal but it's available in Singapore and has been for around 1.5 months. Isn't Singapore a LOT further away then Portugal?

Come on :mad::mad::mad:
I feel your pain dude! That must suck. I am very thankful for places like newegg, I bitch when I dont get my stuff in a week, let alone a month or more!
 
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yeah, not worried about the defrost thing, Im only putting radiators in it. Highly doubt with warm water running that they will freeze. HIGHLY doubt that. infact I would like that.

I figure its cheaper than getting a water chiller.

Oh and Walmart only carries fridges, you think I havent already checked this!!:roll:
3 of my local Walmart's carry minifridges, and minifreezers.
 

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3 of my local Walmart's carry minifridges, and minifreezers.
The only one I could find was to small for my radz, I need between 1.5 & 2 cubic feet and it has to be a upright.
 
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The only one I could find was to small for my radz, I need between 1.5 & 2 cubic feet and it has to be a upright.
Yeah I was in the market for one to use as a beerigerator but the minifreezers and minifriges are only 1.6cu.ft. so that might be a tight squeeze.:laugh:
 
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I feel your pain dude! That must suck. I am very thankful for places like newegg, I bitch when I dont get my stuff in a week, let alone a month or more!
Try 1.5 months. I order it on 16-03-2008 and i have yet to know when it will be available.

I even went to Noctua's site and checked out every single store they say sell Noctua's products in Portugal but all i could find were older, less efficient, versions of this cooler :banghead: :mad:

EDIT

But, back on topic: has anyone tried replacing the fan of the stock cooler for another fan?
 
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no sorry, i would imagine if you used a 120mm fan with and addapter to kick it don to 80mm and cable tied it it would work.

i have a stock intel fan on my nb hs tho.