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Fan RPM Poll, What is your favorite fan speed?

Poll Results: What is your favorite fan speed in RPM?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 4% of voters (3)
    501-600
  • 2% of voters (2)
    601-700
  • 5% of voters (4)
    701-800
  • 8% of voters (6)
    801-900
  • 4% of voters (3)
    901-1000
  • 7% of voters (5)
    1001-1100
  • 16% of voters (11)
    1101-1200
  • 7% of voters (5)
    1201-1300
  • 2% of voters (2)
    1301-1400
  • 5% of voters (4)
    1401-1500
  • 7% of voters (5)
    1501-1600
  • 2% of voters (2)
    1601-1700
  • 4% of voters (3)
    1701-1800
  • 7% of voters (5)
    1801-1900
  • 2% of voters (2)
    1901-2000
  • 1% of voters (1)
    2001-2500
  • 0% of voters (0)
    2501-3000
  • 0% of voters (0)
    3001-3500
  • 0% of voters (0)
    3501-4000
  • 5% of voters (4)
    >4001
67 Total Votes  
post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
Looking to change fans and start over on my radiator testing to something with more range and was curious what folks preferences are?

You can select multiple choices if you use more than one.

I will probably be testing 600RPM, 1200RPM, 1800RPM, and 3000RPM, but depending how this goes, may focus data points in slightly different areas.

Thanks!cheers.gif
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post #2 of 13
Somewhere between 1200 and 1600
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post #3 of 13
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Thanks!thumb.gif
    
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post #4 of 13
I like fan speeds that are barely audible so 500-600rpm smile.gif
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post #5 of 13
Thread Starter 
Thanks!
I'm kind of an 8-900RPM guy myself.

I found out the Titan fans are only good for about 650-2200RPM for testing, but finding that their CFM/RPM is actually pretty low so 2200RPM is actually more like 1800RPM and that has me worried that I'm not testing high enough.

I went ahead and ordered some Gentle Typhoon AP-29s anyhow, but if it turns out most people only care about the 600-1800RPM or so range, maybe I won't bother changing them out. We'll see how these polls go and I'll make a decision from there.thumb.gif
    
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post #6 of 13
lol no one like 601-701, I have to say it really depends on how many fans I have but I would always try and keep my fan at under 800 rpm.

Look forward to the new reviews biggrin.gif
    
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post #7 of 13
I usually like around 1200 rpm
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Very good idea, looking forward to the test!
    
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post #9 of 13
Hi Martin, I voted 1001-1100 only, but I meant to choose 1001-1100 + 1101-1200, Just FYI... biggrin.gif

I think this speed is the best balance between noise and performance.. I am very curious as to how the Aquacomputer Modularity performs vs the old school SR1 and TC 120.3 thumb.gif
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post #10 of 13
ap-15 -> 1850rpm biggrin.gif
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