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    Very quick question, fan advice

    The fan on my Arctic Freezer Pro 7 is making itself known far too often now. It is a 80mm fan that needs replacing and I was just wondering if anyone had any recommendations? Reasonably cheap, but quiet is the most important factor!

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    Re: Very quick question, fan advice

    A quiet 120mm fan and some wool strings and you're sorted.

    I've had a Yate Loon 12cm fan on my AC7 before and it beat the stock fan by miles in both noise and cooling
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    Re: Very quick question, fan advice

    If you don't know which 120mm fan to choose...

    http://www.madshrimps.be/?action=get...41&articID=892

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    Re: Very quick question, fan advice

    http://specialtech.co.uk/spshop/cust...cat=885&page=1

    These Yate Loons have a good blend of price/performance

    That site probably has an exact replacement for your original as well if required but a 120mm will almost certainly be quieter for the same amount of air pushed

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    Re: Very quick question, fan advice

    My AC Pro 7 is still running OK....it shouldnt give you problems. I'm even buying another one for an AMD set up!

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