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perfect color match w/ any fractal design case. My happy face is so happy...I just....AHHHHHHHHHH
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the 120's a little expensive, but the 140 is just about right. Any word on pressures? those 140s look like they might be good on some 280 rads.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Either something was touching the fan blades or their was an issue with the bearing.

Still, it would take small grade explosives to cause a fan to explode. They just do not work in a fashion where they could explode.



They're properly designed fans (IE: Good overall specs) that feature excellent bearings (Fluid Dynamic is one of the premier fan bearing technologies out there) that are 120mm and 140mm and the 140mm's are not designed to fit on 120mm mounting (so they don't look stupid when mounted in a 140mm fan's spot.)

They also do not cost an arm and a leg (as most properly designed, well performing 140mm's do.)
It was a bearing problem.

The FN200 fans have a known bearing problem.
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The 140mm fan looks like it could do well in it's niche market, but the 120mm doesn't look like anything special. Plus, that 140mm fan isn't really decently priced imo.
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No fair. I just bought some regalar NZXT fans for my Phantom case.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by qwertymac93 View Post
the 120's a little expensive, but the 140 is just about right. Any word on pressures? those 140s look like they might be good on some 280 rads.
2.2mmH20.

It's about .2mmH20 less than a 140mm Yate which is really good for it's Noise to Airflow ratio.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobicon View Post
It was a bearing problem.

The FN200 fans have a known bearing problem.
Yeah I know, they were supposed to have fixed it though.
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Quote:
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2.2mmH20.

It's about .2mmH20 less than a 140mm Yate which is really good for it's Noise to Airflow ratio.
What's the rating for a GT AP-15?
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What's the rating for a GT AP-15?
20Pa which converts to ~ 2.04mmH20
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I have 10 of their previous ones. Been in my rig for about 5 months now. Quiet and smooth. No probs at all.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
2.2mmH20.

It's about .2mmH20 less than a 140mm Yate which is really good for it's Noise to Airflow ratio.



Yeah I know, they were supposed to have fixed it though.
I got two 200mm fans in a row with bearing problems, but they were made from 2-2011 to 3-2011.
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