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I'm going to be going watercooling soon, but the Gentle Typhoons are so pricey. I know I can go the Yate Loon route, but the mediums are kinda loud for me at 12V. I have a fan controller and have to turn them all the way down most of the time. Would the Yate Loon low speed fans be adequate to cool in a push/pull config?

Well anyways, if yall could leave some suggestions then that would be great.
    
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they should be fine if you use the RX rad over the RS. RX rads are made for low RPM fans...perfect solution for what you need
    
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I plan on getting the RX240 or something along those lines. It all depends on my budget. I really don't want to spend $80 on 4 fans though. Haha
    
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One of the reasons the GT's have been so popular is that they are extremely good for their price. The next step up at the 120x25mm size is a San Ace Silent, but those are $22+ apiece, you have to put on your own plugs, and as seven-blade fans they sing rather than hiss.

You can get more expensive fans than that, but not really any better.
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Hmmmm $80 shipped for 5 fans... Hmm I should really resist the temptation.
    
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Aw man, I was going to pull the trigger on it, but I didn't realize that they were shipping from the UK. Shipping is $18.

How are the AP15s on noise compared to the AP14s? I've only heard AP14s before.
Edited by NguyenAdam - 10/15/11 at 10:23am
    
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Aw man, I was going to pull the trigger on it, but I didn't realize that they were shipping from the UK. Shipping is $18.

How are the AP15s on noise compared to the AP14s? I've only heard AP14s before.
Really? I got 5 of them and a mips waterblock from said e-tailer for like $140+$6 shipping and handling.
    
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Aw man, I was going to pull the trigger on it, but I didn't realize that they were shipping from the UK. Shipping is $18.

How are the AP15s on noise compared to the AP14s? I've only heard AP14s before.
Look at the OP. Specs there.
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Look at the OP. Specs there.
Huh?
    
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