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Ha so your the one that got the GT's at the Finch Canada Computers. lol

Yeah I got some as well yesterday, from the downtown store, and have to say some of the best fans I have every used with the amount of noise/pressure.
     
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Ok I understand this isn't really about the AP-15s, but I changed the stock Corsair fans on my H70 to Akasa Vipers, and I saw a 5*C drop when I did that, which I found very surprising. I would however suggest the Gentle Typhoons over Akasa Vipers (I have ABSOLUTELY no idea why I picked Vipers over GTs) because they're pretty loud, although they're supposed to be close to the GTs in the amount of air they can move.

Hope that gives you some idea of whether or not you should upgrade to better fans
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Well I side-graded from AP121's to GT AP-15's and noticed a 2 degree drop, but then again, the AP121's are max 1.5k rpm, but they do push are in a straight line (watch the demo video in the link) but the AP-15's have more pressure and move more air, all I need now is to make some shrouds and screws (I need to 2 1/2 inch screws, but can't find them ANYWAYS here in Canada) so I can mount them.
     
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post #34 of 39
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Originally Posted by FlAwLeSS_666 View Post
Ha so your the one that got the GT's at the Finch Canada Computers. lol

Yeah I got some as well yesterday, from the downtown store, and have to say some of the best fans I have every used with the amount of noise/pressure.
Heh, I know the guys that work there I just picked up the last 4 at the Markham Outlet location
    
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After a few days of running the AP15's on the H70, I have to say that they are far superior to the fans Corsair provides. I am running them at full speed without any sound issues, and they provide about a 4c improvement vs. the Corsair fans (at max). Given that I never ran the Corsair fans at max (loud and whiny sound profile), that delta increases even more compared to what I ran them at.

Excellent fans!
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Mine also spin at 1780RPM. I was wondering if they were faulty.

There's a 10% variation isn't there on fan speeds? So they're still within spec?

Mine is connected straight to the motherboard.
Could you do a little experiment? Try to run the fan with no restriction and check the speed of it. It its higher, it means that restriction make it go slower...and if it doesn't, then the rehobus is not accurate enough.
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Also, I'd like to know what/how much effect fan silencers have on the Corsair fans.
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Quick question,

The "ultra low speed" GT's are you able to use a fan controller to turn them up?

Seems like the 1850 RPM ones are out of stock in most places unfortunately.
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Quick question,

The "ultra low speed" GT's are you able to use a fan controller to turn them up?

Seems like the 1850 RPM ones are out of stock in most places unfortunately.
Obviously not (unless increasing voltage could show such effect ).

Fans always specs the speed they run at when working at max voltage (12V for most pc fans). So, you can go down....but don't think you could go up.
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