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Have you used that fan as top intake? More air flow noise or motor noise?

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Budget brand bgear wasn't mentioned.

And if you insist on straying off solid manufacturers, heres one that'll put delta fans to shame.

Yes, thats 240cfm and 70db of bloody goodness.
Good lord! Lol overkill but awesome.
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post #12 of 37
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+1 for Scythe Kama, great fans.
Thanks dood.
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post #13 of 37
i'm using 2 scythe kama flows in my system
1600 rpm each and they each put out just over 100CFM... thats what scythe rates it
probably lower in real world
my gpu and cpu temps are down quite a bit
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i'm using 2 scythe kama flows in my system
1600 rpm each and they each put out just over 100CFM... thats what scythe rates it
probably lower in real world
my gpu and cpu temps are down quite a bit
Where are they located in your case? Do you use any other fans as well? Thanks!
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post #15 of 37
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Thinking about trying the Scythe Kama Flex and maybe the NZXT. Probably should get two to replace both top 140's. That would give me top front intake (1600rpm), top back exhaust (1600rpm) and rear exhaust (1200). I'm goin to try removing the rear exhaust since the SA pushes so much air.

Any further comments or ideas?
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I'd try the Scythe fans if they had 140 screw holes. Same goes with the TY-140's which I love on my SA. I plan on getting a fan controller soon so higher speed fans are fine.

What about Noiseblocker? Anyone used those as horizontal intake?
You can make an adapter for the 140 fans with the 120 holes, I used a 140mm modright filter. Somebody need to make and market something like this.
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Good idea. I'll look into that as well.
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Now dude, you've already got two TY-140's in play. Get a third, and one of these, from here. I'm running a push and pull and a top intake from an Akasa harness, all PWM - and the top intake is a TY-140.

OK, so you've got to figure out how to mount it. Well, the TY-140 has plenty of superfluous flange area. Use Velcro to mount it to your case top. Or 3M Dual lock. Or Zipties.

You know what fan you need. I know you do. Just get one and use it. (I have three TY-140's and zero Silver Arrows. I practice what I preach.)
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Now dude, you've already got two TY-140's in play. Get a third, and one of these, from here. I'm running a push and pull and a top intake from an Akasa harness, all PWM - and the top intake is a TY-140.

OK, so you've got to figure out how to mount it. Well, the TY-140 has plenty of superfluous flange area. Use Velcro to mount it to your case top. Or 3M Dual lock. Or Zipties.

You know what fan you need. I know you do. Just get one and use it. (I have three TY-140's and zero Silver Arrows. I practice what I preach.)
Lol, you're awesome ehume. Front top TY-140 intake, block off back rear top 140 (no fan), cut out back grill with maybe that Nibbler thingy you've mentioned elsewhere and get rid of rear 120. Still have a 140 (1000 rpm) and 120 (1300 rpm) in front.

Thoughts?
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Now dude, you've already got two TY-140's in play. Get a third, and one of these, from here. I'm running a push and pull and a top intake from an Akasa harness, all PWM - and the top intake is a TY-140.

OK, so you've got to figure out how to mount it. Well, the TY-140 has plenty of superfluous flange area. Use Velcro to mount it to your case top. Or 3M Dual lock. Or Zipties.

You know what fan you need. I know you do. Just get one and use it. (I have three TY-140's and zero Silver Arrows. I practice what I preach.)
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Lol, you're awesome ehume. Front top TY-140 intake, block off back rear top 140 (no fan), cut out back grill with maybe that Nibbler thingy you've mentioned elsewhere and get rid of rear 120. Still have a 140 (1000 rpm) and 120 (1300 rpm) in front.

Thoughts?
Yes. My links in the first paragraph were to the Akasa PWM Splitter. It allows you to control three PWM fans with your mobo, and draw the power directly from the PSU through Molex. I'm doing that now with two heatsink fans (push & pull) and a top intake fan. All are hooked to the Akasa. Works with no issues.
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