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post #1 of 13
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Anyone know. I have a bunch of these lying around. I hear CM kind of lies about their fan specs. Can't find any reviews though.

I got an antec 920. Didn't really want to use these because of the noise. Also don't really want to spend more money on fans. Just trying to see how these stack up against the fans I am researching.

Right now I have the stock fan from the 212 evo as push and a nzxt case fan from the phantom as pull.
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post #2 of 13
heres a link...specs also
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=16823&CatId=802

theses fans should work well for that setup. i think all fans will be alittle loud with a 4.8 oc.

review....
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers/display/120mm-fan-roundup-2_15.html#sect0

theres alot of reading if you got time
Edited by toyz72 - 4/28/12 at 6:40pm
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Thanks. I was hoping for a static pressure rating. Can't seem to edit the thread title.

Oh I see the rating on the TD link. But that seems way higher than reality.
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post #4 of 13
Blade Masters are known to be well rated. I'd say most tech specs shown around are true... I also have a BM set as pull on my 920 and it works almost as good as the normal Antec ones (which are also great - just too loud) but a million times less loud.
     
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Ok I'll throw them on tomorrow. Thanks. repped.
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post #6 of 13
blade masters are really awesome, they have higher cfm than the gt ap15s but are a bit louder
   
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I wonder how the static pressure compares to the ap15.
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post #8 of 13

I compared Blade Masters with other fans in items 1 and 4 in my sig.

 

The best way to calm them down is to put one of these, a 5-fan PWM harness, and hook it to one of these, a PWM fan controller. I reviewed the PWM Mate here.

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Quote:
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I compared Blade Masters with other fans in items 1 and 4 in my sig.

The best way to calm them down is to put one of these, a 5-fan PWM harness, and hook it to one of these, a PWM fan controller. I reviewed the PWM Mate here.

Can't I just hook them up to the two cpu fan headers on my board and control them with the asus software? I want them to speed up according to temp. Thats how I've always done it.
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post #10 of 13

Current draw = 0.36A, more for startup. Check your user manual to see the limit on your fan header.

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