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I have an H70 with a pair of stock Corsair fans

Stats: fans are rated at 2000RPM 61.2 CFM, 2.3mm H20 static pressure and 31.5dBA of noise per fan (this is at full speed)

The Scythe AP-15's are listed atFan Speed 1850 RPM, Fan Noise 28 dBA,
Air Flow 57 CFM.


The Corsair fans spin a bit faster, are a bit louder and have a bit higher CFM. I do not however, know the static pressure rating for the Typhoon fans.


Any recommendations?
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1 of the best or the best of all fan
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post #3 of 39
The GTs are the ducks guts. I dont have solid data, but temps dropped in a big way when I switched to the GTs. I think Corsair just exaggerate a little more with their ratings.
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I recommend you the GT's they are one of the best fans out there, especially for radiators, and very, very wanted atm. For more information please visit the Official GT fan club (see signature).
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Oddly enough I saw no temperature difference when I switched to an AP-15. I appreciate their extremely high quality, however.
Edited by cmeeks - 5/19/11 at 7:48am
    
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post #6 of 39
Just upgraded from Yate Loon's to GT 1850's and im loving it.

Well worth the money.
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post #7 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by brodie337 View Post
The GTs are the ducks guts. I dont have solid data, but temps dropped in a big way when I switched to the GTs. I think Corsair just exaggerate a little more with their ratings.
Interesting....I went from Gelid Silent 12s to AP-14. Of course, this is on a RX360 rad. I did not see any appreciable temp change.
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post #8 of 39
Problem is I don't know if I can trust Corsair's ratings. Scythe's on the other hand, especially for their Typhoons, have been pretty accurate.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Awaz View Post
Interesting....I went from Gelid Silent 12s to AP-14. Of course, this is on a RX360 rad. I did not see any appreciable temp change.
Did the noise go down though?
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post #9 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by ebolamonkey3 View Post
Problem is I don't know if I can trust Corsair's ratings. Scythe's on the other hand, especially for their Typhoons, have been pretty accurate.



Did the noise go down though?
unfortunately fan stats mean almost nothing regardless of the company.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cmeeks View Post
Oddly enough I saw no temperature difference when I switched to an AP-15. I appreciate their extremely high quality, however.
I noticed my temp go down 1C on my H70. They are WAY more quiet however.
By a significant amount.
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