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The COUGAR CF-V12HP Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing (Fluid) 12CM Silent Cooling Fan with Pulse Width Modulation is fairly new and I have seen reports it works well with the Corsair H100. What's the take on this new fan and is it a good choice for cooling radiators? Hard to find but it is back in stock at newegg.
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They would work fine. However, they're rather expensive and it seems like the design would allow some air to leak around the edges. But I guess they're quiet and look nice - like a lot of things it comes down to more than straight performance.
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looks cool lol not sure how well it cools
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I am currently using three of them on my dual GPU single loop using the Swiftech MCR-Drive 320 rad. While I don't have any testing or benchmarks, they do a fine job and I'm only using three of them in push configuration.

6990 OC @ 950/1375
6970 OC @ 910/1300

temps @ idle are around 32-35*

full load @ around 45-50*

I'd like to see what three more in a push/pull config would do.
    
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