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hey i am making a new build with my 800d, and im trying to replace all the fans with new ones. im going to be needed fans to do a push/pull on a rx 360 rad, fans for a 240 rad, and fans for exhaust and intake (side fans).

money is no limit for me, so i need fans for aesthetics(neutral color or red or black) and performance that will do all my needs, btw in total ~ 13 fans.
post #2 of 17
Hmm, the Gentle Typhoons are black and grey and some of the best for radiators. I also use Noiseblockers (pure black fans) as my go to fans for performance, noise, and looks.

Noiseblocker M12-P

Gentle Typhoon
post #3 of 17
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i love the way the noiseblocker m12-p look, but i might just get 13 gentle typhoons biggrin.gif, been reading threads, they work best with super thick rads especially the RX series.
should i get GT for the rads, and the noiseblockers for the case? or just get 13 gts?
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Gentle Typhoons for the rads, Noiseblockers for the case, IMO. thumb.gif
     
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You cant go wrong with Gentle Typhoons. They are amazing for RADs. Good case fans also. Try to find them on Sale because $20 a pop would be $260 just in fans.
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post #6 of 17
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Gentle Typhoons for the rads, Noiseblockers for the case, IMO. thumb.gif

This is what I've heard as well. I just use Medium Speed Yate Loons, as they're $5 a fan and are quiet and move air well, and respond extremely well to undervolting. Most people with larger budgets get Gentle Typhoons for their supreme noise/airflow through radiator. I have also seen some people like Italian Stallion, who prefer the Noiseblockers for their radiator fans. I honestly don't think that there is much difference, so I'd go with the tried and true GT's. THESE GT'S are the ones most people use (AP-15)
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post #7 of 17
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haha, im gunna go with 3 noiseblocks for the case, and 10 GTS (ap-15s).
the gentle typhoons arent that expensive XD- http://www.aquatuning.us/product_info.php/info/p6624_Scythe-Gentle-Typhoon-Fan-1850-rpm---120x120x25mm--.html
gunna buy the wholelot at aquatuning, thank god they are in the us :]

thanks for all the help guys :]
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i have noticed that the Xigmatek CLF series is works a wonder in the 800D (orange ones look the best) tongue.gif if not then the bitfenix spectre series
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post #9 of 17
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@EoL, i've tried bitfenix spectre, they imo are the same as my old sickle flow fans.
post #10 of 17
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well, i just took the jump biggrin.gif bought 13 GT AP-15s instead.
Products: (Edit)
13 x Scythe Gentle Typhoon Fan 1850 rpm ( 120x120x25mm ) $ 192.53 *
1 x Sales & Shipping Tax / Customs fee 5% $ 10.03 *
Sub-Total: $ 202.56 *
Discount Coupons:ATUSA11: -$ 10.26 *
UPS Express DDP (48h) (Shipping to US: (1 x 4.165 kg)): $ 8.00 *
Total: $ 200.30 *

Thanks for all the help guys biggrin.gif, btw the fans aren't that bad, 200 bucks for 13 fans is a deal for me :]
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