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Good man!

I hear Gentle Typhoons thrown around a lot as radiator fans I'm still unsure which are the best fans for a radiator.
yeah, so i've heard as well, but i'm ready to not follow trend (could be a 25euro worth mistake )

but on paper, the apache fans look better than the gts, so i'm willing to give them a try, feeling adventurous

in fact i'm about to go and grab them now, should have results up by tonight
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yeah, so i've heard as well, but i'm ready to not follow trend (could be a 25euro worth mistake )

but on paper, the apache fans look better than the gts, so i'm willing to give them a try, feeling adventurous

in fact i'm about to go and grab them now, should have results up by tonight
How much did you pay for your case?

Thinking of buying something like that for my next build looks awesome.

Won't be till anytime next year though
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yeah, so i've heard as well, but i'm ready to not follow trend (could be a 25euro worth mistake )

but on paper, the apache fans look better than the gts, so i'm willing to give them a try, feeling adventurous

in fact i'm about to go and grab them now, should have results up by tonight
I have sets of both apache and various speed GT. My experience is that the GTs are a lot better, their fan blades are much heavier and stiffer than the somewhat light and thin apache blades. This has the effect of reducing the static pressure they can maintain. They are also louder than GTs.
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I have sets of both apache and various speed GT. My experience is that the GTs are a lot better, their fan blades are much heavier and stiffer than the somewhat light and thin apache blades. This has the effect of reducing the static pressure they can maintain. They are also louder than GTs.
daaaaaamn...sounds like 25euro just went down the toilet...

oh well, i'll give them a little spin and see what they sound and perform...

here in prague, the apache is actually more expensive than the gts...
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Yate-Loon D12SH-12 is also a very good budget high CFM and static pressure fan. It's name is synonymous with water cooling radiators.
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How much did you pay for your case?

Thinking of buying something like that for my next build looks awesome.

Won't be till anytime next year though
bought my case back in the uk actually, it was just under £200, i think things in europe are generally more expensive, if you're from the states, it could be a lot cheaper

if you just want aircooling, the case is great, but if you consider watercooling down the road, i'd say look for alternatives, it just lacks the mounting options
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Silverstone makes top-notch cases but I always feel like they have too much intake and not enough exhaust.
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Yate-Loon D12SH-12 is also a very good budget high CFM and static pressure fan. It's name is synonymous with water cooling radiators.
thanks for the info

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Silverstone makes top-notch cases but I always feel like they have too much intake and not enough exhaust.
yeah, exhaust fans are always of shortage in sliverstone cases, but the bottom intake fans and the law of physics work together pretty well
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daaaaaamn...sounds like 25euro just went down the toilet...

oh well, i'll give them a little spin and see what they sound and perform...

here in prague, the apache is actually more expensive than the gts...
Indeed, they are by no means bad fans so you shouldn't be too disappointed, they're just not GT beaters
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Is it just me or was that a big disappointment? I was hoping the H80 would make water cooling a CPU easy for noobs like me. What is running through those tubes, air?

That didn't look any different than a decent air cooler. Did he try out a different TIM, or is the H80 just an overhyped rip-off?
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