BEST CPU AIR COOLING FAN?

robertito

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Noctua and Scythe make good fans but are kinda pricey, I find yate loon fans work great for 1/10 the price of a noctua or scythe. It really depends on what you want to spend and how tolerant you are of noise, some fans have great airflow but sound like a jet turbine.
 

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get a high CFM rating on the fan if you dont care about noise. but make sure that the output of the case fans can match close to that, or the fan will continue to blow hot air over something that's already hot.
 

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I like quiet, so I have a Noctua fan on my TRUE. The Scythe is also good, though it seemed a touch noisier. Could be just a different pitch that got my ears attention and not the decibels. Don't know.
 

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dude, that jet fan is moving thousands of cf/m. it also would produce such a large vacuum, that you could make your entire computer a vacuum, which would make for really interesting cooling.