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Hello ocn!

After viewing "Martinm210" reviews, I set my goal for a low speed fan that has the best output in silence and cfm, martin recommended the thermalright x-silent

I just want to share that sidewindercomputers has it for sale at 9.99, which is the cheapest I've found so far.

heh, this is a 10$ fan(120mm or 140mm trim) with decent performance that will work for people that has a budget, by no means is this comparable to gt ap15(only available in 120mm)which sells for 20$+ which is out of my budget.

I put in the order last night, I will post some pictures when it arrives, I can't wait! biggrin.gif

Marins liquid lab reviews
http://martinsliquidlab.org/2010/12/10/r7-140mm-fan-testing-on-a-hwlabs-sr1-radiator/


140mm
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/thx14014.html

120mm
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/thx1201235cf.html
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Sweet, looking forward to hearing back from you!
I am wondering if the 120mm sort is as good as the 140mm version, seeing they have a quite different design - 7 vs. 11 blades...
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Sweet, looking forward to hearing back from you!
I am wondering if the 120mm sort is as good as the 140mm version, seeing they have a quite different design - 7 vs. 11 blades...

I order the 140mm trim, I'm not sure how well the 120mm performs. maybe martin or someone knowledgable will chime in smile.gif
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140 mm ones are working great on my Magicool 280 rad.
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140 mm ones are working great on my Magicool 280 rad.

great to hear! You remember how much you purchase them for ?
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great to hear! You remember how much you purchase them for ?

I think they were something like 9.50 € when I bought them.
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I have 2x 140mm. they are amazing fans.

 
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I think they were something like 9.50 € when I bought them.

Just noticed your not in the states. 9.50euro ~ 12.50usd. 9.99 is not a bad price after all.
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I got them on my SR1-560, they're decent fans. I have them running at 600 rpm since they're mounted horizontally under the rad in push.
Since you read Martin's review on them, I'm going to assume you know about the added noise in horizontal mounting.
    
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I got them on my SR1-560, they're decent fans. I have them running at 600 rpm since they're mounted horizontally under the rad in push.
Since you read Martin's review on them, I'm going to assume you know about the added noise in horizontal mounting.


Yes, all my rads/fans are going to be mounted vertically biggrin.gif , where did you buy the 560 from?

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I have 2x 140mm. they are amazing fans.

Great to hear, can't wait til the fan arrives!
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