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    ThermalRight XP-120

    With the above subject do i need to get a fan for it? Or is this heatskink fanless??

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    you need to buy a 120mm fan for it. I would suggest a 120x38mm Panaflo from

    www.dorothybradbury.co.uk

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alistair
    you need to buy a 120mm fan for it. I would suggest a 120x38mm Panaflo from

    www.dorothybradbury.co.uk
    Definatly.

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    ok thanks guys

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    you can try this.... but don't do it at night~~~ lol
    http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/de12tfexhisp.html

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    I imagine he wants a quiet fan seeing as he was asking if the XP-120 could be used passively.

    Is the heatsink for your 3700+?

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    Ordered one of these yesterday, should be here today I went for the YS-Tech 120mm 38mm fan. 125cfm, 45 more than the panaflo and only 5db more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scarlet Infidel
    I imagine he wants a quiet fan seeing as he was asking if the XP-120 could be used passively.

    Is the heatsink for your 3700+?
    yes its for my San Diego 3700

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    you realise 'just 5 dba more' means its over twice as loud?

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    Quote Originally Posted by YorkieBen
    you realise 'just 5 dba more' means its over twice as loud?
    Never knew that no, but then I'm not bothered by noise as I already have 3 120mm fans in my case along 1 92mm and 3 80mm's. So it's pretty noisy anywho

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    okay cool, the decibel scale is logarithmic which apparently means that every 3dba higher up the scale is double the loudness (I think).

    Of course the problem is that one 20dba fan can sound alot louder than another 20dba fan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YorkieBen
    Of course the problem is that one 20dba fan can sound alot louder than another 20dba fan.
    im really finding that to be true lately. goes up and down tho as my acoustifan is supposed to be 26db but is really very nice and quiet. others go the other way which is never pleasing.

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