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wouldnt that messed up the fans performance a little?

Possibly a small amount. I've seen some people have great success in painting GT fans.
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post #12 of 20
both in one??

http://www.aquatuning.us/product_info.php/info/p11634_Phobya-Nano-2G-12-PWM-Silent-1500rpm-Red-LED-Double-Blade---120x120x25mm--.html
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Which is the amount of Air pressure on GT AP 15?
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thats the one i was looking at but no one gave me an answer whether they were good or not :/
    
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thats the one i was looking at but no one gave me an answer whether they were good or not :/

I would've if I've seen any 3rd party reviews on them. I know of only one review that has put them on 3 of his 480 phobya radiators on his new build, but he has yet to post any temps, benches, etc. It seems like Phobya is trying to make a big push into watercooling market, yet I haven't found enough information on them to start sending money their way.

Just by looking at the number of blades and the way it's made, I can lightly assume it was made for improved flow. But I'm not engineer by trade and would rather wait to see 3rd party reviewers to post their numbers to support Phobya's spec claims.
    
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For black radiator fans with high static pressure, go with Akasa Apache fans. They are PWM, have a HDB(I think thats what it is) bearing, and have a unique blade profile which helps with static pressure and is suppose to reduce the dead spot of the fan.

EDIT: Heres a link to sidewinders. For only 15 bucks.

EDIT2: Noticed the linked ones are 140mm, they have 120mm as well for 13 bucks. Both also come in a camo color scheme if that tickles you.

If you need to run multiple PWM fans, you can use something like this Flexa. You can run 5 PWM fans off one MOBO header's PWM singal/RPM sensor, while supplying its own power to the fans through a Molex.
Edited by goodtobeking - 4/8/12 at 6:55am
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For black radiator fans with high static pressure, go with Akasa Apache fans. They are PWM, have a HDB(I think thats what it is) bearing, and have a unique blade profile which helps with static pressure and is suppose to reduce the dead spot of the fan.
EDIT: Heres a link to sidewinders. For only 15 bucks.
EDIT2: Noticed the linked ones are 140mm, they have 120mm as well for 13 bucks. Both also come in a camo color scheme if that tickles you.
If you need to run multiple PWM fans, you can use something like this [URL=http://]Flexa[/URL]. You can run 5 PWM fans off one MOBO header's PWM singal/RPM sensor, while supplying its own power to the fans through a Molex.

what was that link? but those dont look so bad any reviews anywhere about them?
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I would've if I've seen any 3rd party reviews on them. I know of only one review that has put them on 3 of his 480 phobya radiators on his new build, but he has yet to post any temps, benches, etc. It seems like Phobya is trying to make a big push into watercooling market, yet I haven't found enough information on them to start sending money their way.

Just by looking at the number of blades and the way it's made, I can lightly assume it was made for improved flow. But I'm not engineer by trade and would rather wait to see 3rd party reviewers to post their numbers to support Phobya's spec claims.

yeah i tried to find some anywhere with no luck if you can find some anywhere itd enlighten my day thumb.gif
    
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Fixed the link in my post. My ISP is being slow today, and the past 3 years. Here it is again.

They are great fans IMO, I personally prefer the vipers because of higher speeds, but dont like the yellow blades with my system. My next build will be yellow and black to match them though I am thinking. Would be sweet
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so what those cables actually do is they slow down or speed up my case fans depending on the temperature on my cpu? but i think i might buy those fans you recommended for radiator fans and they phobya as case fans as i hear theyre silent. smile.gif
    
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Does your board have a PWM controlled fan header?? If not, then you cant use it. But if you do, that cable just gets the PWM signal from your MOBO, and reports the RPM signal from 1 fan back to the MOBO. It gets the power from a separate Molex plug, which allows you daisy chain as many fans as you like. Otherwise, the MOBOs fan header would burn out, since they are mostly rated for only 1 amp or something minimal.

I wouldnt use these fans as case fans, because of their low RPM. But they do make great radiator fans.

I have 2 of mine on my top intake radiator, because they are silent and the fans are visible where I sit. But then I have 2 vipers on my front radiator, and my case hides the louder noise because my fans are inside the case. I then have some assorted fans for case fans, that run off voltage control. Until I get my GT2150s from the group buy here at OCN.
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