Advice on 80mm fans?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by ChRoNo16, Jul 14, 2019.

  1. ChRoNo16

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    Need to find some good 80mm fans that move a lot of air.

    No noctuas, the price is just outrageous
     
  2. freeagentt

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    Delta, Panaflo, Sunon come to mind. Noctua fans, as quiet as they may be are only quiet because the amount of air they move is on the low side. But people love them! I think because they are used to cheapo cooler master type fans. If you are used to server type fans, everything else pretty much seems like junk.
     
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  3. brentom

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    I would choose Noctua fans. They are very silent and have better bearings.
     
  4. ChRoNo16

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    They dont move shit for air, i got conned into buying one as an intake and never again.
     
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    Yup. That would be a freak of nature. Hope others are not fooled by the typo. Closer to 50-db. Knew that going in. Fan does have twin virtues of 60-cfm at full speed, and ability to start from dead stop at 5-v while still providing decent airflow. Being this is going on a Dell workstation proprietary heatsink, 80-mm was required. And wanted ability to use simple 5v/12v switch for extra cooling under heavy loads.
     
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    You buying the wrong product does not meant the product/brand are bad

    But i do loved all the Noctua recommendations after you specifically said no Noctua

    For high speed I would defiantly look at delta and sunon
     
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    If you want to move real air, and have real static pressure, don’t look at anything under 38mm thick. Sure Noctua feels the part on the quality end of things, but they don’t move very much air. On the 120-140mm side of things I don’t consider 50cfm to be a lot, I look at it as a scam for your hard earned dollars.
     
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    Have you looked into fan adapters? I've printed a few of my own on my printer and they're easy to model up.
     
  10. ChRoNo16

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    Like what?
     
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