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Originally Posted by SoliDD View Post

Ap15s are nearv silent to my ears when mounted horizontally

Agreed! I will revise my initial statement in post 3:
"AP-15 1850rpm will give you the best Cooling vs Price vs Airflow vs Noise in my opinion."

I love them, have 4 in my case, when I get my new MB I will replace the Corsair H80 stock fans with 2 of them, not because of performance, simply for noise reduction!
     
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post #12 of 19
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Ap15s are nearv silent to my ears when mounted horizontally

Agreed! I will revise my initial statement in post 3:
"AP-15 1850rpm will give you the best Cooling vs Price vs Airflow vs Noise in my opinion."

I love them, have 4 in my case, when I get my new MB I will replace the Corsair H80 stock fans with 2 of them, not because of performance, simply for noise reduction!


ya i have two on my h100 and four as case fans lol
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post #13 of 19
Gelid WIng P12
Noctua NF-P12
Gentle typhoons
silverstone ap121

These are all very good fans, they are very quiet and move alot of air for the noise they make. They are also all very good fans for radiators. I have tried all of them except for the gentle typhoons and I prefer the nf-p12s to be honest, but you probably wont like the colour of them. The gelid wings are also very very good, they dont hum while at lower speeds and blow alot of air for the noise they make. I really like how they look under uv too.
post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by axipher View Post

If you can fit it in, I would say most definitely. Just wait to find one for $90, paying $100+ doesn't make sense, you may as jump up to a true WC kit at that point.


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Originally Posted by Mattyd893 View Post

Over the H50 yes, even a H80 will perform better than the H50.
You will get a big difference in cooling to the h50 if you add an exra couple of fans to the H100 for a P/P or shrouded setup.
However, if budget is an issue, you should be able to pick up a H50 used or new quite cheap as a lot of people have upgraded to 80/100.

Hmmm. Thank you both. +rep Im using air right now, and only have a hundred max to spend on better cooling.
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no probs, your welcome!
     
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post #16 of 19
To be honest buying the H100 is a waste compared to buying a NH-D14, the performance is about the same. The H100 is more expensive and you will probably want to buy new fans which makes it even more expensive. The H100 pump can be noisy and the fans too. The D14 is quiet and performs amazing. I don't see why you would buy the H100 over the D14... you can get Rasa kits for 120$.
post #17 of 19
CHeck out the Gelid WIng 12 PWM fans...awesome static pressure, high airflow and QUIET!! I am running 2 in push pull on my h50, full blast 24/7 and i cant even hear them
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I have an H80 with 2 AP-15s and it is almost not noticeable, I hear my HDD more often than my fans.
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I have an H80 with 2 AP-15s and it is almost not noticeable, I hear my HDD more often than my fans.

Yep, my WD 1 TB Black completely destroys everything else in my case noise wise when I don't keep it defragged.
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