Looking into case and CPU cooler fan upgrades, Looking for help picking out good fans.

I currently have a full tower. The rear has a 120mm in the push position and a 200mm in front of the case bring in air. I also have 2 fans on the EVO in push/pull positions. I have been debating if replacing all the fans for quieter faster fans. To increase the air flow inside the case. The current issues are a tiny bit of rattling with the fans, and the EVO is getting ready to die. So with that said am I better off, buy a AIO water cooler? or just replacing the 4 fans? I am looking for something that will bring the noise down and temps down also. Thank you.
I first want to say I am sorry, for leaving out important information. The 2 fans that have the rattle are, My 2 fans for the evo. I have taken them off and cleaned them with machine oil. But at this point, I think it safe to assume they are on life support. As for the case fans, I figure if I am changing too I might as well do the other two. Also current temp info Idle hovers about 32-38c and full load about 60c to 62c. Those full load temps are when I ran Intel burn test. During let's say bf4 temps don't go over 54c.

Build Specs:Motherboard: SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0

CPU: AMD FX-8320 Overclocked @ 4.20GHZ

RAM: 16GB Kingston Hyper X

SSD: Samsung 850 EVO 500GB,Kingston 120GB SSD for gaming.

HDD: 3x 5TB Toshiba 5TB SATA 6Gb/s 7200rpm, 128MB Cache

Graphics card: GTX 980

Power suppy: EVGA 600 B 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified 600W

Case: Phanteks “ Enthoo Pro Series “ PH-ES614P_BK Black Steel / Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case


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  1. The key to getting the temperatures down is to get air THROUGH the case - cool air in and hot air out. An easy way to check it is to pull a side cover off. If the temps go down you aren't getting enough air through the case so focus on that. The CPU cooler just moves the heat from the CPU into the case air flow.

    You didn't say if it was the case or CPU fans rattling but whichever are rattling need to be replaced sooner rather than later.

    As far as the water cooler goes, it will put the heat directly out of the case but then you need to make sure you are getting enough cool air in for the liquid cooler to do its job. It's the cool air in that absorbs the heat and carries it away.
  2. also with cases and fan sound. the larger the fan you can use the slower it can run and still move a lot of air see if your case can use one larger fans for air going in or out. also with smaller fans you can use a fan controller to slow the fans down so there no so loud.
  3. thx1138v2 said:
    The key to getting the temperatures down is to get air THROUGH the case - cool air in and hot air out. An easy way to check it is to pull a side cover off. If the temps go down you aren't getting enough air through the case so focus on that. The CPU cooler just moves the heat from the CPU into the case air flow.

    You didn't say if it was the case or CPU fans rattling but whichever are rattling need to be replaced sooner rather than later.

    As far as the water cooler goes, it will put the heat directly out of the case but then you need to make sure you are getting enough cool air in for the liquid cooler to do its job. It's the cool air in that absorbs the heat and carries it away.


    I first want to say I am sorry, for leaving out important information. The 2 fans that have the rattle are, My 2 fans for the evo. I have taken them off and cleaned them with machine oil. But at this point, I think it safe to assume they are on life support. As for the case fans, I figure if I am changing too I might as well do the other two. Also current temp info Idle hovers about 32-38c and full load about 60c to 62c. Those full load temps are when I ran Intel burn test. During let's say bf4 temps don't go over 54c.
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