Need some more case fans which r decent 80mm ones

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I got a zalman zm-f1 is this crap or is there better was gonna stick another one on the front of the case will i notice much difference never had one on the front before if theres better let us know
 
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Akasa ambers are good, look around the fan section of OcUK to find them. Also, punctuate :p

:edit: The ambers are the ones that have "Ultra Quiet" in the name. If you're after a large amount of flow these aren't really that good, but they are the best noise:airflow ratio in my experience.
 
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so currently your case has only one 80mm exhaust fan?

you should notice a nice decrease in case temps with a front 80mm intake for sure, the increased airflow could potentially decrease component temps too.

if silence is an issue, you might wanna think about an 80-120mm fan adapter, as by their nature 120mm fans are quieter, and they push more air.
 
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so what your saying is i can get a 120mm fan on this case if i get an adapter did'nt know u could get an adapter to do that its hot today got the front door open windows open cpu & chipset temps are 36 idle
 
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just take into consideration that the case is deigned for 80mm, and be sure it will fit the dimensions of a 120mm fan.

for example on one of my old cases I wanted to buy one of these but I couldnt as the 80mm front intake was situated under the front drive cage and would not fit the larger 120mm in there.
 
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yeap just found it on overclockers i know a 120mm would b much better and quieter can u get a adapter that could change a 3 pin conection on a fan to a molex connection

Yeh OcUK sell those aswell, but i think the fan MAY come with one anyway, my Akasa Crystals did :)
 
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the lian li cases are good value for money as Im sure you will be told in case central. But for a few extra quid u could get a antec P180 which is based on 120mm fans and it dead quiet. nice case.
 
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says in the manufacturers spec of that case it has dual 120mm rear and front. This will out perform the 80mm based system in both cooling and noise with out a doubt.
 
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when i get the dosh im getting that thermaltake but for the moment im gonna get one of those akasa 80mm fans for this case for the front summer is here and i got a feeling im gonna need it cpu temp is like 35-36 idle today its usualy 30-32 :)
 
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got a zalman zm-f1 on the back of my case and a akasa ak-182-l2b on the front the akasa is 25.4 cfm and the zalman is 20.6-36.5 would it be cooler if i put the zalman on the front and the akasa on the back
 
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