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Hi!


I'm considering buying the Prolimatech Genesis (given the Antec Kühler 920 isn't in stock), and I wondered which of these fans are best for a heatsink:


01. Zaward Golf II Fan 140mm - maybe white because of UV effect
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...ck::15602.html

02. Scythe Slip Stream 140mm
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...pm::14144.html

03. Silverstone 140mm Fan AP141
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...or::15800.html

04. Thermalright TY-140
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...mm::16567.html

05. Xigmatek Crystal 140 Purple LED
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...mm::14204.html

06. Xigmatek XLF-F1454 Blueline
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...mm::13553.html

07. BitFenix Spectre 140mm
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...te::15968.html

08. Noiseblocker BlackSilent Pro Fan PK3
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...mm::13592.html

09. Alpenföhn 140mm Wing Boost
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...ge::16852.html

10. Aerocool Shark Black Edition
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...mm::15461.html


I also thought of the Noctua NF-P14 FLX fans, but they're just too expensive.


I'd really appreciate some advice here, you guys


It really needs to be one of those 10 fans.


Thanks in advance!
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Silverstone AP's
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Silverstone AP's
Are you sure?

I just heard that they are terrible for heatsinks and rads, but superb case fans... I don't know what to believe
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I can tell you that 2 and 4 are good fans, I own both. 4 on my cpu cooler and 2 for top exhaust. 4 has good airflow even at lower rpm and both fans are very silent (some fans bearings make some noise, but for these two you only get air flow hum).
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I can tell you that 2 and 4 are good fans, I own both. 4 on my cpu cooler and 2 for top exhaust. 4 has good airflow even at lower rpm and both fans are very silent (some fans bearings make some noise, but for these two you only get air flow hum).
Thanks I'll just get a little more feedback before I decide

Btw, I like your avatar
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post #6 of 22
The TY-140 is your best bet.
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Get a Gelid Wing 14 instead!

use this comparison table

http://atreview.net/en/casefan.html
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The TY-140 is your best bet.
Thanks for the reply

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Get a Gelid Wing 14 instead!

use this comparison table

http://atreview.net/en/casefan.html
As I said: It HAS to be one of the ten I listed...
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post #9 of 22
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BUMP


I'd appreciate some more feedback on this
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post #10 of 22
I seen the Bitfenix Spectre 140 on Youtube and it makes a funny noise.

The Scythe Slip Stream has a low life expectancy.

I have had the Aerocool Shark I found it noisy but it did push a lot of air so it may be a good choice for a heat sink, it comes this a low noise adapter (which made it quiet) and not that you will need them but the anti-vibration mounts are a bit pants.
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