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Old 05-14-2006, 04:01 PM   #11 (permalink)
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It looks like 3 casefans are about the average here, i'm not gonna worry.

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Old 05-14-2006, 08:38 PM   #12 (permalink)
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My new case (the acrillic one) is going to have six fans. But I will be going for quieter less powerful ones so it shouldn't be too noisy.

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Old 05-14-2006, 09:55 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally posted by talldude123
this may sound stupid, but how do you add fans for the hard drive?

And also, GPU fans are for the video card right?
I dont have specific fans that attach to the HDDs. They are just in the case in the front-bottom area that blow air right past the HDDs.

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I have 10 fans in my case. Whenever I turn it on, it sounds like a 747 engine. lol. Well at least they move a hudge amount of air.

Of course I dont run all the fans on a normal basis. I just use about 2-3 normally. I only turn on all 10 when Im at a LAN, and the room is 90+ deggrees. Those LAN rooms packed full of people and running computers always seem to heat up so fast no matter how many doors we
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Most places that have huge computer labs, such as schools, colleges, government buildings, etc. have air conditioning in each room, so the computers dont bake up the room.
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Old 05-16-2006, 06:01 PM   #16 (permalink)
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There are HD Coolers that attach to the bottom of the HD, Just look on newegg.
Just make sure u clean them, they tend to trap alot of dust.
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Old 05-16-2006, 06:22 PM   #17 (permalink)
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How about it's both quiet and loud depending if im gaming or im surfing the web

2 (80)case fans in the front
1 (120)on the back
1 (80)on the top
and 1(80) blowhole

Then if you want to include all the PSU, CPU, and GPU

2 in the PSU 80mm
1 80mm on the CPU
1 VF700-CU on the GPU dont know size
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Old 05-16-2006, 08:45 PM   #18 (permalink)
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2 80mm case fans
1 120mm PSU fan
1 CPU fan
1 GPU fan
1 HDD fan (fan screwed to the top of an old floppy drive with a hole in it)

Makes a decent amount of noise, but you stop noticing it if you are in the room for a while.


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