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I am only getting 2 right now for 'pushing'.

I need help choosing between these 2 fans:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835426015

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835553002
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if you are only using a row of fans, find something with a high static pressure. preferably with a reasonably high rpm too.
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I'm not a fan expert, but the cougar ones have higher cfm at the same rpm and pretty silent too.
    
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If you wait till Thursday I can tell you. I ordered those cougar fans for my new case.

I've read great things about the cougars for having good CFm and pressure for such low noise.
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if you are only using a row of fans, find something with a high static pressure. preferably with a reasonably high rpm too.

I don't need/want anything above ~1600rpm, and I want to run them undervolted at around 1000rpm most of the time.
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post #6 of 26
You would want something with a decent CFM, so try the cougars.

Ive not heard of this brand so some feed back would be appreciated on their performance, please.
post #7 of 26
I have 4 cougars... pretty darn quiet can cooling ... they do push alot.. just kind of boring an ugly ...

2 on my h100

and

2 on my gpu radiator
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I have 4 cougars... pretty darn quiet can cooling ... they do push alot.. just kind of boring an ugly ...
2 on my h100
and
2 on my gpu radiator

Yea, I might even choose the cougars if they were slightly worse, because the orange black matches the scheme of my antec 300 right now.

I'm also going to get two 1200RPM versions for case fans.
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post #9 of 26
IIRC the stock fans that come with the H100 are quite good in terms of static pressure - and you can of course use the built in fan controller or your own.

Other than that yea...I'm gonna go with the old standby answer of some GTs or Noiseblockers if you want good static pressure / noise.
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post #10 of 26
The stock fans blow a lot of air but are loud as heck, even when controlled by the H100 integrated controller on low speed.

The best fans in my opinion are Gentle Typhoon AP-13's. You can get them from Frozen CPU or Jabtech among others. They are silent, have good static pressure and move a ton of air. You don't even have to worry about putting them on a controller. Just leave them @ 100% and you'll get tons of air with no noise. This is what I have on my H100 and I'm loving it.
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