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Well i just got my h50 cooler and id like to create a push/pull setup on my radiator.The thing is that the 2 fans at my disposal are different.
1)Xigmatek clf-f1254 68 CFM
2)Silverstone FM122 110 CFM

Its my first time using watercooling or whatsoever so as you understand i am a real newbie.

Which one should i use as push and which as pull?

Let me know what you guys think
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post #2 of 13
the fm122 is a 120mmx32mm fan, and the xigmatek is 120mmx25mm...I would use the bigger fan to push and the Xigmatek to exhaust...

or just buy 2 better identical fans and use them in PnP...
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Bump.any other opinions on this matter?
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I'd consider buying 2 identical fans, have you considered buying x2 Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM?
    
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If your going to use those two fans-same as first post-higher cfm to push-lower to pull. If you want to buy-and if not the gt,s-try the kaze 88cfm,s or the kaze 110 cfm,s-i have both and am happy with both sets. Good fans.
    
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If your going to use those two fans-same as first post-higher cfm to push-lower to pull. If you want to buy-and if not the gt,s-try the kaze 88cfm,s or the kaze 110 cfm,s-i have both and am happy with both sets. Good fans.
agree 100% higher cfm to push lower cfm to pull
    
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agree 100% higher cfm to push lower cfm to pull
I actually thought that would be better but I somewhere with statistics to prove that it's better to have higher cfm to pull and lower to push.

Also...Don't waste your money on Gentle Typhoons. Your H50 costs almost the same amount as two GTs. Should've just gotten a better cooler if you were going to spend $90-$100 total
    
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I'd consider buying 2 identical fans, have you considered buying x2 Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM?
End of thread. This says it all. Brilliant fans!
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I actually thought that would be better but I somewhere with statistics to prove that it's better to have higher cfm to pull and lower to push.

Also...Don't waste your money on Gentle Typhoons. Your H50 costs almost the same amount as two GTs. Should've just gotten a better cooler if you were going to spend $90-$100 total
against a rad the static pressure matters more than cfm afaik. just because a fan has nigh cfm in open air doesnt mean it will perform well against a rad. GTs are recommended as they have good static pressure and are quiet for the air that they move. they are expensive though.
when i recently installed my new h70 i went with the stock fans and the included resistors to limit the rpms, but i find they are still loud. i think ill be dusting off my GT 1850 and putting them on my H70 soon for a comparison.
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i stuck AP-29's push pull on my h50,savage noise but a 11 degree c load temp drop.

OP-Put your exhaust fan on a shroud if you can,wont choke the rad with its mass and will let the bigger fan shift more air

12 hrs p95 large fft,40c socket temp.....peachy!!
Edited by B NEGATIVE - 5/5/11 at 12:49pm
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