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Old 12-10-2004, 11:30 PM   #11 (permalink)
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120s are quiter and move more air. if your case isnt built to support a 120mm fa its not hard to mod using a dremel
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Old 12-11-2004, 04:24 AM   #12 (permalink)
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i have a 120mm on my cpu, outrageous but efficiant and keeps my cpu down to 34c all the time:

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Old 12-11-2004, 08:15 AM   #13 (permalink)
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hehe cool , The 120 mm are the way to go , The reason you see most cases with 80mm is there cheaper to make.A case with 120mm inlet outlet fans are usually 2 inches deeper .Ive noticed with my setup running the fans at the same RPM cools better .Im using the Antec P160 case .If i purchase another case down the road they will have 120 fans .
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Old 12-11-2004, 12:27 PM   #14 (permalink)
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if you're looking for a great 120mm fan that moves a ton of get this one. http://www.frozencpu.com/cgi-bin/frozencpu/fan-22.html
Since i have a dell, the stock intake fans were sh/*. so i replaced it with this one now my cpu idle is 38c vs 45c. also the fan can get loud so i would recomend getting a fan controler as well.
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