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post #21 of 63
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Just a tip, I used to use the 5400rpm Gentle typhoons, and in case anyone is considering getting them, just don't, not unless you have a fan controller capable of using them at a much lower rpm. The fans sound worse than a vacuum cleaner. biggrin.gifold setup (Click to show)
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Probably is a vacuum fan... xD

 
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post #22 of 63
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Originally Posted by djriful View Post


Probably is a vacuum fan... xD
Worse even

Got 3 of them in my case, all on the lowest PWM signal possbile, still pretty noisy frown.gif

EDIT:
The common abbreviation for hardware.info is HWI. Thought I'd give you a heads up smile.gif .
Edited by Bloitz - 5/1/12 at 1:23pm
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post #23 of 63
Unimpressed

They simply had too many categories and lets face it, no one is going to look for a "more silent but not quite silent" 140 fan.

Had they had put all 400 fans into some more meaningful categories instead of only testing 5 or 6 fans per silly arbitrarily defined subset, the results would be more significant.

As it stands I can list a whole bunch of fans that really need to be tested and a whole bunch that everyone already knew sucked.
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post #24 of 63
wow that sux...I know this is a lot but no YATE LOONS!?
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post #25 of 63
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Unimpressed
They simply had too many categories and lets face it, no one is going to look for a "more silent but not quite silent" 140 fan.

Had they had put all 400 fans into some more meaningful categories instead of only testing 5 or 6 fans per silly arbitrarily defined subset, the results would be more significant.
As it stands I can list a whole bunch of fans that really need to be tested and a whole bunch that everyone already knew sucked.

They have a complete list of the fans and you can click on each fan to see its individual result.
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post #26 of 63
sorry to be an ass, but its HWI instead of UKH
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They have a complete list of the fans and you can click on each fan to see its individual result.

Umm... did you misquote me or do you really think I'm asking for more individual breakdowns?
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post #28 of 63
Is it just me, or do the Gentle Typhoons not seem to do too well in terms of CFM per dBA noise?

GT AP15: CFM per DB (12V) 1.76 cfm/dB(A)
Akasa Viper 120mm: CFM per DB (12V) 1.81 cfm/dB(A)
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post #29 of 63
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Originally Posted by 996gt2 View Post

Is it just me, or do the Gentle Typhoons not seem to do too well in terms of CFM per dBA noise?

They never have. GT's strength is static pressure, not CFM/dB Ratio.

Of course, they didn't test for this whatsoever, along with a lot of other relevant data.
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post #30 of 63
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Was I the only one expecting to see a case with 393 cooling fans in/on/around it?

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