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I might purchase either one 3000RPM one and two 5400RPM ones or 2 3000RPM and 1 5400RPM. What's your opinion?
   
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Extreme fans around the Delta range. Then I would recommend the ones I have but you probably don't have a controller for it...let alone access to them...
50W per channel should be enough...
Fan controller

As for the other one, too loud!
   
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The Gentle Typhoon's are awesome for rads. I have 6 1500 GT's on my XSPC 360 with a 1.55V 4.4Ghz Q9550 and 2 X 470s with 1.212V(max allowed via software) oc'd to 875 core(stock is 600). As you can see, this is a pretty hefty load on the rad/fans. I ran prime and heaven for 30 mins, peak cpu temp was around 60, and the gpu temps were 44/43. So this is all with 1500 rpm fans, they move quite a lot of air actually die their high static pressure.

Just thought I'd give you a base line for the lower speed GT fans and similar heat loads.

Good luck!
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The Gentle Typhoon's are awesome for rads. I have 6 1500 GT's on my XSPC 360 with a 1.55V 4.4Ghz Q9550 and 2 X 470s with 1.212V(max allowed via software) oc'd to 875 core(stock is 600). As you can see, this is a pretty hefty load on the rad/fans. I ran prime and heaven for 30 mins, peak cpu temp was around 60, and the gpu temps were 44/43. So this is all with 1500 rpm fans, they move quite a lot of air actually die their high static pressure.

Just thought I'd give you a base line for the lower speed GT fans and similar heat loads.

Good luck!
Thank you. +1 REP. I'll purchase 2x3000RPM fans and 1x 5400RPM fans. Someday I'll probably purchase the other three...
   
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A fan controller that controls only three pins out of four is basically a voltage-based controller.

Some may use PWM methods, yada yada but it will more or less induce ticking and buzzing noises from the fan motor; especially if the fan in question does not like being controlled with varying frequencies of pulsating DC.

GT's rarely encounter this issue though, so you're safe.
Just get something from a Japanese manufacturer - they do tend to have the more mellow-sounding fans; and motors that don't tick as often as the rest do.

Most Deltas tick and buzz horribly, and the same goes for other Taiwanese manufacturers like SUNON, AVC and YST.
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A fan controller that controls only three pins out of four is basically a voltage-based controller.

Some may use PWM methods, yada yada but it will more or less induce ticking and buzzing noises from the fan motor; especially if the fan in question does not like being controlled with varying frequencies of pulsating DC.

GT's rarely encounter this issue though, so you're safe.
Just get something from a Japanese manufacturer - they do tend to have the more mellow-sounding fans; and motors that don't tick as often as the rest do.

Most Deltas tick and buzz horribly, and the same goes for other Taiwanese manufacturers like SUNON, AVC and YST.
Ok. I'm staying with 2x3000RPM and 1x5400RPM Skythe for now.
   
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Now it's time to find some fan grills for my other fans...
   
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Focusing on high CFM for radiator fans is a mistake. You want high static pressure over and above high CFM for this situation. The static pressure relates to the ability of a fan to continue moving good amounts of air even though it is obstructed. Obstructed, say, by a radiator or a heatsink.

Those high CFM numbers you are looking for will absolutely not be reached when in a radiator type situation. Gentle Typhoons make fantastic radiator fans because they maintain a decent static pressure.
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Focusing on high CFM for radiator fans is a mistake. You want high static pressure over and above high CFM for this situation. The static pressure relates to the ability of a fan to continue moving good amounts of air even though it is obstructed. Obstructed, say, by a radiator or a heatsink.

Those high CFM numbers you are looking for will absolutely not be reached when in a radiator type situation. Gentle Typhoons make fantastic radiator fans because they maintain a decent static pressure.
Ok. Thank you. +1REP. I'm choosing the Gentle Typhoons anyway.
   
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EK FC680 DCUII Waterblock [x3] EK Rampage IV Extreme Waterblock 3xXSPC RX480 [1x480 for CPU] [2x480 for GPU] 1xXSPC RX240 [For motherboard waterblock] 
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2xFrozenQ liquid fusion 400mm [1 for each loop] 6x Laing D5 [4x for CPU+GPU waterblock] [2x for... Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Linux Ubuntu 
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3xYakamasi Catleap [OCN Edition] Ducky Shine OCN edition [Blank keycaps] [Red] 2xAX1200 Case Labs Magnum M10 
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Allen & Heath GS-R24 Mixing desk Custom made desk 
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