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I'd recommend the 1150 rpm model.
post #12 of 13
I love my AP-15's. They are a little pricey, but well worth it for the airflow/noise ratio. When mounted horizontally on a RAD (blowing air vertically) I get no whine, but if I mount the fans vertically (blowing air horizontally) at 10+ V, I get the infamous slight whine, although the whine is barely noticeable if I keep my side panel on.
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I have 1150s 1450s and 1850s and they are the best fans I have ever used. Especially for radiators.
Hold one up, spin the impeller with your finger and watch how long it takes to stop. Magnificent bearings.
And they draw considerably lower amps than other fans to boot.
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