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Best fan for H100 ?

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Hello

I have H100 with its standard two fans, but I am not satisfied with the performance
anyway, I'm gonna get 4x Fans but i don't know which brand should i get ?


How about this one Cougar Vortex Fans:
http://www.amazon.com/Cougar-CFV12H-Vortex-120mm-Case/dp/B0065L9FN6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1333989440&sr=8-1
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Gentle Typhoon AP-15
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post #3 of 52
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wooow it's so expensive for a 12mm fan !

is there any other ?
post #4 of 52
High performance and quality = high price unfortunately.

I buy my AP-15s for £12.99 each in the UK.
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post #5 of 52
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Actually i think it's worth it, "AP-15" rolleyes.gif

I think i'm gonna buy two of them for now
post #6 of 52
But yourself some sleeving and heat shrink as well to make them look better.
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post #7 of 52
The default fans from the h100 go to 2000RPM+ so adding ap-15 could get a lot more silent, but not better temps
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post #8 of 52
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wooow it's so expensive for a 12mm fan !
is there any other ?

You should be able to find them for ~$15 usd each, but if you are looking for a budget fan, check out Yate Loons.

Pick a 12v fan that has the performance your looking for, they go up in RPM/CFM/DBA. Depending on how much noise your ok with, pick according.

If noise is no issues, they make some 100cfm fans as well.


I would recommend THIS if you have a good fan controller, and THIS if you do not.
 
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post #9 of 52
The H100's stock fans (on high) are actually better performers than AP-15s, albeit quite loud.
If you were to get some GTs and are putting a higher priority on performance, I'd look at the higher RPM models + a controller.

Noiseblockers are an alternative to GTs, but they're just as expensive (if not more) - and have a bit more whine to them when used w/ radiators.
There are also lots of good 38mm fans with excellent static pressure (Delta, SanAce etc), but will take up more space, etc.
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post #10 of 52
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The most important thins to me is the temps !
cause in my area, temps go up to around 55c in Aug ! redface.gif
So i intend to get a full watercooling system in the next month, but for now i need a good fans to keep the temp down.
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