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Is there any point of buying GTs above 1850RPM for case cooling?
3k+ models are twice the price and I don't think I'd ever run them at their max speed, can 1850 be undervolted to around 1k RPM (which I assume to be completely inaudible)?
Heavens. I use 800rpm GT's myself. ONe of the glorious things about GT's is their ability to go up and down their rpm range with zero ticking. Other fans you must use with their stock rpm's or listen to ticking. YL fans are notable for that, though the fans they make for Nexus and Gelid do not tick.
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I find gentle typhoons and noiseblocker fans for 120 and 140 to be good, quieter and the pitch is more unnoticeable than the artic cooling f12s. silverstone air penetrator are said to be good though i cant manage to get them for testing.
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