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Psu and case fans for my first build?

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December 14, 2011 10:53:24 AM

okay guys so i'm looking to game [bf3, skyrim] currently on one 720p tv looking to upgrade to 3 high res monitors in the future so want room to xfire.

at the moment using the stock case fan config with maybe minor o.c., will upgrade to the best possible fans [noise not a factor] in the future with major o.c. Don't know much about gpu o.c. but may look into it.

I'm running with the haf-x case although ambient temp can be consistently greater than 40 degrees c in summer. so pretty much i have most of my build sorted just unsure of PSU and fan config. I would like to stay with reputable brands for the psu and don't know much about case fans.

the rest of my system will consist of;

crucial m4 64gb
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] u=C19-8024

xfx 6970 2gb w/dirt 3
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] =P450-6970

corsair vengance lp white 2x4gb 1600mhz 9-9-9-24 1.35v
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] u=C13-5823

noctua nh-d14
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] =N126-1024

i5-2500k
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] =I69-2500K

asus p8z68
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] =A455-3144

cm haf-x
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] =C283-2080

optical drive seems inconsequential

obviously tiger direct is the preferred website as it has great shipping to aus. but any australian site or amazon should suffice.
thanks heaps for any advice on fans or a psu

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December 14, 2011 11:22:44 AM

PSU : http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...
or this psu http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...
To have controll of the fans i recomend you to put a fan controller http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...
The case fans are ok 1x230mm front and 1x200mm side intake , 1x140mm rear 1x200mm outake , this a little unbalanced because the outake is smaller than intake and then in the case will form an presurized hot air. Put another fan on top of the case and then the quantity of the air who goes out is bigger then that who goes in.
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December 14, 2011 11:41:33 AM

was already planning on that just one question in relation to the fans. if say you had 500cfm in and 550 cfm out is that better than say 300cfm in and 300cfm out? second question is more negative pressure good? and thanks heaps for the help
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December 14, 2011 12:23:44 PM

how does this cheaper fan controller stack up. no thermal monitors
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December 14, 2011 12:43:21 PM

is two megaflow's for top exhaust good. bear in mind i want to overclock so maximum cooling is preferred without being ridiculously expensive for half a degree. also the noctua 140mm exhaust
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