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January 11, 2011 2:51:21 PM

I Currently Run This System:
AMD Phenom II X4 970 3.50Ghz (Runs at 55C Under Load)
ATi Radeon HD5670 512mb (Runs at 50C Under Load)
OCZ StealthXStream 400w PSU
Pegatron M2N68-LA Mobo
4gb DDR3 1066 mhz Ram
320gb HDD
1 Case Fan.
My Case Is That of a COMPAQ CQ5222UK, and there is only one 92mm fan slot to the rear.
Will This Case and Fans Make my CPU+GPU Cooler?
Case:
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/233740
Fans:
For The Top:
2x http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/coo...
For The Back
1x http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/coo...
For The Side
1x http://www.ebuyer.com/product/225778

anyone reccomend me a Fan Controller?

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a b ) Power supply
January 11, 2011 3:14:41 PM

Your temps look pretty good really.

That case is ok but your fan choices are a bit noisy.

My suggestion would this case, it comes with a rear and top 120mm and 140mm fan.
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/antec-300-three-hundred-...

Then get 2 or three of these, 1 or 2 at the front and one at the side blowing directly onto your card.
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/120mm-enermax-uccl12-clu...(mbt)-veri-speed-white-led-(on-off)-inc-rubber-a-v-plugs

Its gonna cost you a bit more but it'll be very cool and look real nice, even if you got just 1 extra fan for the front it would perform well. Or you could stick with the CM and get some better fans like the Enermax or Scythe Slipstream.

http://www.eclipsecomputers.com/product.aspx?code=HFZ-Z...
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/zalman-zm-mfc3-multi-fan...
January 12, 2011 2:31:47 PM

And Will The Antec 300 Be Able to Take an ATi 6850?
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a b ) Power supply
January 12, 2011 2:45:30 PM

I would think so, depends what model and how long.
I've got 2 Asus GTX460's in mine with a couple of inches gap to the hdd if thats any help.
a b ) Power supply
January 12, 2011 2:49:23 PM

Flightsimluke said:
will these fans do?
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=FG...


They are the same as the fans that come with it except they are coloured.

2 led fans in the front does look cool, if you got these you wouldn't need a fan controller either as they come with a 3 speed switch on them, its just a case of making it accessable.

I've got 2x blue Enermax Everest in mine with a Zalman controller but I can generally leave them on full speed as they are so quiet, the Antecs aren't as quiet but still good fans.

If I was buying again I would get the Enermax Cluster white LED, your call.
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/120mm-enermax-uccl12-clu...(mbt)-veri-speed-white-led-(on-off)-inc-rubber-a-v-plugs

Got blue, green and tri colour here - http://www.scan.co.uk/search.aspx?q=antec%20120mm
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