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post #1 of 26
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looking at http://atreview.net/en/casefan/
seems like they are getting expected results...

what is the go to review site?
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post #2 of 26
Actually, the site you posted seems good.
I'll suggest www.silentpcreview.com www.techpowerup.com and www.frostytech.com since I use those three the most.
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looking at http://atreview.net/en/casefan/
seems like they are getting expected results...
what is the go to review site?

that's a good site that I haven't come across before, some interesting fan videos, the ticking on the ty-140 is terrible
post #4 of 26
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the ty-140 actually what im looking at replacing. not very quiet imo
the gelid seems like the best. quieter and much higher airflow, meaning you can run it lower rpm so its even quieter
http://atreview.net/en/casefan/wing14uvblue/

i would like a site to show airflow at different rpm because none of my fans run at full speed. i know martin does a good job with that but the last update was a year ago and no 140mm
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post #5 of 26
the ty-140s didn't stay in my setup for long because of the ticking, the gelid looks a good fan and seems quieter than the ty-140
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i just read that noctua make the only ones that dont tick. you might look into those
http://www.overclockers.com/3-noctua-pwm-fans
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post #7 of 26
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Originally Posted by ihatelolcats View Post

the ty-140 actually what im looking at replacing. not very quiet imo
the gelid seems like the best. quieter and much higher airflow, meaning you can run it lower rpm so its even quieter
http://atreview.net/en/casefan/wing14uvblue/
i would like a site to show airflow at different rpm because none of my fans run at full speed. i know martin does a good job with that but the last update was a year ago and no 140mm

I can recomend the Wings. I have both the 12's and the 14's in my rig. Great fans. I even prefer them to Noctuas. IMO Gelid fans in general are underated. Good to see them getting some attention.
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i'm really looking hard at the gelid. i think i can justify the purchase if i sell my ty140 thumb.gif
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post #9 of 26

I'm sad to hear the TY-140 ticking. I have three, one of which is my top intake fan. It doesn't tick at all. The other two tick quietly.

 

I'm impressed at their efforts. I don't trust cfm and spl ratings out to two decimal points, but their method seems good.

 

I look at x-bit's fan reviews, as well as doing my own. (x-bit 120mm, 120mm, 140mm)

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what is your opinion on the magnetic bearing fans compared to traditional designs?
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