I currently have a Dell XPS 9100 w/ Gigabyte 6870, Intel i7 920, and 20GB RAM. I just purchased the Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold (SPG) 800 Watts Modular Power Supply. Why bother upgrading? Because 1366 is becoming old and I dont want to buy a new motherboard and processor.
Im not looking at upgrading my heatsink, rear, and front fans.
I think these are the specs for my existing rear fan
3 x 3-inches (80 mm)
2400 RPM fan speed
44.0 CFM maximum air flow
32 dBA noise level
1. How come if the fan is 3x3 (80mm) it is still considered a 92mm fan?
2. I was looking at SilenX EFX-09-15 92mm Case Fan but it has 2 cfm less and the inside of my case does get very hot. I'm hoping the new PSU helps prevent heat build up.
What do you recommend? It does get pretty loud even if im not gaming or doing cad work.