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Which 80mm FAN: most bad-ass cooler ?

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wolf2009

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i'm looking to buy a 80mm to put on the back of expansion slots to pull the air out from there . WHat is the best 80mm fan ? is the vantec tornado ? how loud is it ?

also looking at Antec Pro 80mm case fan with 34 CFM , will that be enuf .

currently have a intel socket 478 heatsink fan put on there, doing a good job by reducing the temp of gpu and HDD by 4C , but makes a high pitched nosie .
 

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Check out the Rexus and Delta fans.

TRY to find a 80mm x38 and if you do let me know please as a 38mm one would not need to spin as fast as a 25mm one if it's made correctly.
 

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yes i want to put it under the vcard , but outside tha case. its shouldn't be too nosiy. wats 70db like ?
 

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yes i want to put it under the vcard , but outside tha case. its shouldn't be too nosiy. wats 70db like ?
Fingers in ears.. i was thinking you would not need it full speed though. I have tried same kinda thing but inside the case just about fitted in there worked well too. But had to move it as i ran out of cutters for my dremel so could not put a bracket for my ZALMAN MFC2.
So just added 3 small fans from a Dominator cooler works too. Would of prefured the 80mm fan but shi i could do about it and had to get the comp all back together. SB dropped 5+c
 
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70db is probably like a powerful vacuum cleaner.
 
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hey, can i just put the antec pro 80mm fan next to graphic card heatsink touching some capacitors ?
it wont short anything , right ? its made of plastic or something.
 
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As long as there are no metal components touching the capacitors it should be fine. I don't think you have to worry about the capacitors overheating either. Just make sure the blades spin without touching anything.