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post #11 of 18
ap-15's are practically inaudible from 2 feet away even at max rpm.
Yes, there are fans that perform better than ap-15's but in terms of noise/performance, i honestly don't think anything beats it.
post #12 of 18
Noctua NF-F12 PWM's best rad fans money can buy.
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Originally Posted by Catscratch View Post

Loons:
Speed: 1650 +/- 10% RPM
Noise: 33.0 dBA
Airflow: 70.5 CFM
Akasa Viper:
Fan speed: 600 -1900 RPM
Noise level: 6.9 -28.9 dB(A)
Max airflow: 83.63 CFM (141.75 m3/h)
So i'm guessing, at 1650rpm on Akasa, you'll get same CFM as loons and way way quiter fans.
PS: You can always tame a beast even like Silverstone 12cm 105cfm fan with a fan controller like Sunbeam Rheobus Extreme, and go crazy when needed.

No question they are quieter.

But you can get 3, almost 4 Yates for the price of 1 Akasa
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post #14 of 18
Quote:
No question they are quieter.

But you can get 3, almost 4 Yates for the price of 1 Akasa
+1
but if money aint an object, just do you playa thumb.gif
post #15 of 18
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Money isn't an issue. So the akasa viper is the best for performance and silence?

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post #16 of 18
no the gentle typhoon ap-15 is praised for its performance/noise ratio. that is, its # of cfm per db of sound, is greater then the rest.
post #17 of 18
I use 2 AP-15s on my H80, it is practically silent and I hear my HDDs over my fans. It is wonderful. I have no problems with temps, as long as my ambient temp is low, kinda hard to have in the summer, but in the winter it is super cool.
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post #18 of 18
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i guess ill wait for the ap 2150 to come in.
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