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thats CFM. not static pressure. which as i'm sure you know, is more important for radiator and heatsink fans.

Martin tested airflow through a radiator if you read what I linked. Air is also what takes heat away from the fins so airflow is still important. It is not quite simple just to compare static pressure numbers since each manufacturer has different metrics for measurement.
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Martin tested airflow through a radiator if you read what I linked. Air is also what takes heat away from the fins so airflow is still important. It is not quite simple just to compare static pressure numbers since each manufacturer has different metrics for measurement.

While that is defiently true, one should put the static pressure measurement over the CFM measurement when selecting radiator fans. By no means did i say that GT's suck completely, i just said that when i'm picking fans to go on a HSF or a radiator i want something with a little more meat on the static pressure side.
 
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GT AP-31 even at 6volts its insanely loud.

GT AP-15's only gets that loud right at 12volts but inside case wouldnt even be that loud either considering how close he is to it.
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thats CFM. not static pressure. which as i'm sure you know, is more important for radiator and heatsink fans.
He's running the fans on a radiator for CFM testing, so his results are pretty much ideal and correct. I agree that the AP-15's are awesome radiator fans; in my own testing they've come out on top as well. I'm wondering why you don't think they're great fans? Their blade design alone would produce better pressure than typical 7 blade fans.
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He's running the fans on a radiator for CFM testing, so his results are pretty much ideal and correct. I agree that the AP-15's are awesome radiator fans; in my own testing they've come out on top as well. I'm wondering why you don't think they're great fans? Their blade design alone would produce better pressure than typical 7 blade fans.

i think theyre great fans i just dont recommend them for radiator fans because of the low static pressure. but if someone links me a graph where the AP-15s come out on top or close to fans with higher static pressure i will gladly say im wrong

edit: just perused riou's link. alright, im wrong tongue.gif
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i think theyre great fans i just dont recommend them for radiator fans because of the low static pressure. but if someone links me a graph where the AP-15s come out on top or close to fans with higher static pressure i will gladly say im wrong
edit: just perused riou's link. alright, im wrong tongue.gif

Read the link article. I do not think you understand static pressure. Fans with poor static pressure will have significantly reduced airflow through a radiator.

The AP-15 is second only to the San Ace H1011 for radiator airflow per rpm of the fans that martin test in that post. Radiator is a suitable application of restricted airflow. It is not like we are putting fans against a slab of wood. wink.gif
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Read the link article. I do not think you understand static pressure. Fans with poor static pressure will have significantly reduced airflow through a radiator.
The AP-15 is second only to the San Ace H1011 for radiator airflow per rpm of the fans that martin test in that post. Radiator is a suitable application of restricted airflow. It is not like we are putting fans against a slab of wood. wink.gif

Again like i said before user reviews not some stupid spec sheet biggrin.gif thanks riou
    
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Read the link article. I do not think you understand static pressure. Fans with poor static pressure will have significantly reduced airflow through a radiator.
The AP-15 is second only to the San Ace H1011 for radiator airflow per rpm of the fans that martin test in that post. Radiator is a suitable application of restricted airflow. It is not like we are putting fans against a slab of wood. wink.gif

I know this. But what i was obviously unclear about is that even though the AP-15's do 1.3mm h20 they are still quite viable!
 
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This thread has done two things:

1) Made me very self conscious about my choice of fans smile.gif

and

2) Made me rethink my choice of SSD drive. I do think I'd be better off with a 256GB boot drive. Unfortunately, my order already shipped and apparently New Egg's policy on SSD drives is "Replacement Only". Chatted with their online help dude and he claims I can just return the packaged drive and they'll waive restocking fees. But without any kind of confirmation, how likely is that I wonder? Lousy punk closed the chat window before I could get a screen grab of the conversation mad.gif
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Try anyways I think.
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Turbulence
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-2500k 4.4GHz Asus P8P67 Pro 3.1 HIS HD 7870 2GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X 16GB 1600MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial m4 128GB Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Asus DRW-24B1ST Noctua NH-D14 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Accelero Twin Turbo II Windows 7 Professional N Dell U2311H Realforce 87U White 55cN 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair TX650V2 Fractal Design R3 Black Pearl Razer DeathAdder SteelSeries 4HD 
AudioAudioAudio
Audinst HUD-mx1 Beyerdynamic DT990 Premium 600 Ω Recabled M-Audio AV40 
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