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I plan to try ball bearing types first. Thanks for the info. thumb.gif
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KM's were great. KM2's are a lot better.

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post #1013 of 2110
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KM's were great. KM2's are a lot better.

KM2's are what I'm looking at. What are your thoughts on the sleeve bearings for horizontal intake?
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I just pulled the trigger on one of these. Any one have experience?
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KM2's are what I'm looking at. What are your thoughts on the sleeve bearings for horizontal intake?

Sleeves are the worst for horizontal intake....Says my research. I bought the above mentioned fan for horizontal mounting specifically.
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post #1016 of 2110
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I used a KM for a top intake for a long time -- up until the TY-140 came out and I could hook it up with PWM.

 

Output is key. Sideways is OK. Down is generally but not always OK. Upward is rarely OK.

 

KM2's -- I can speak to performance: see items 1 and 4 in my sig. As for longevity, I know months, not years.

 

If you pre-lubricate and re-lubricate your fans (see my sig) you will get a longer life out of them.

 

G'night.

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I was talking about the 120mm one. I have no experience with the 140mm. I was interested in trying but after getting my TY-140, I didn't bother. Plus I really needed PWM.
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@ehume

I would really appreciate it if you gave me some comments on my post here: http://www.overclock.net/t/1041926/how-to-decide-on-a-case-for-air-cooling-warning-pics/990#post_16982974

Thanks smile.gif
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Sleeves are the worst for horizontal intake....Says my research. I bought the above mentioned fan for horizontal mounting specifically.

I'm very interested in how that turns out. Let us know! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by ehume View Post

I used a KM for a top intake for a long time -- up until the TY-140 came out and I could hook it up with PWM.

Output is key. Sideways is OK. Down is generally but not always OK. Upward is rarely OK.

KM2's -- I can speak to performance: see items 1 and 4 in my sig. As for longevity, I know months, not years.

If you pre-lubricate and re-lubricate your fans (see my sig) you will get a longer life out of them.

G'night.

Noted and thanks. tongue.gif
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I was talking about the 120mm one. I have no experience with the 140mm. I was interested in trying but after getting my TY-140, I didn't bother. Plus I really needed PWM.

Thanks for the clarification. smile.gif
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this is awesome guide! thumb.gif
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