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Poll Results: Scythe Gentle Typhoon vs Gelid Wing

 
  • 62% (42)
    Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15 1850 RPM
  • 37% (25)
    Gelid Wing PL 600-1800 RPM
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post #31 of 38
Price per performance wise, I choose the Gelid Wing. If the GT-AP15s were still $9.99, then I would choose those instead smile.gif
    
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post #32 of 38
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Originally Posted by Lime;15243948 
Unrelated to the OP, but where would one find a 4-pack of the Gelid Wing's in the US? They sound like a great deal.

Check eBay, there are some for sale there.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/GELID-WING-12-x-4-pcs-Multipack-120mm-UV-Green-Case-Fan-/160372082111?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2556ebc5bf
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post #34 of 38
the Gelids are pretty loud at 12V (louder than the GT15), but the noise characteristic @lower rpm is better, plus they are PWM.
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are the Gelid's actually louder then the GT's? o.O
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post #36 of 38
look up on youtube for noise of the fans you ask.
Aerocool would also do for exhaust.
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post #38 of 38
I have been running GELID Wing 12's in my system for 2 years now and they are decent performers and very quiet when you dial them down. While I haven't seen the 4-pack sold in some time, in the US or Canada you can get GELIDs from NCIX in the 80mm, 120mm and 140mm sizes (yes, they do have a Wing 8 which are very quiet for an 80).

It is important to look at static pressure for radiator fans. Radiators with a higher fin density are going to require more static pressure to get the air through them (ie high performance and really thick rads). High density rads I would lean towards the GT with their higher static pressure and for lower fin density rads, the GELIDs (and for looks if you want UV fans like in my setup).

EDIT: The non-PWM GELID Wing 12's that I have came with their own mini fan speed controller - an added bonus if you don't have a full on fan controller for your rig.
Edited by HAFenvy - 10/17/11 at 12:11pm
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