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Hey guys so I am trying to get my temperatures down but nothing I do seems to help. When I first built my water cooled rig I didn't order fans for my radiator. I was only using two cooler master fans on it from my previous case (storm scout). One was a 140 fan and one a 120mm.. to get them to fit on the 360 rad I had didnt even have them fully screwed in. Well I read good things about yate loons as being cheap and blowing a lot of air so i ordered three of them. They are the d12 high speed ones. Well they do blow way more air through the rad however they are extremely loud!! I honestly can not stand them and do not know how anyone can. Luckily they were 3 dollars a piece. anyways.... putting these on my radiator the temperatures barely changed. Maybe 1 - 2c. I have tried them pushing air through the bottom of the rad out the top of the case as well as putting them on top of the rad pushing air into the case to be exhausted out. That had no change. I live in arizona and it is getting pretty hot however I have my apartment set to about 78-80 degrees F. It is a little hotter in my room though.

My idle temps are about 41c most of the time with prime 95 being 67-70c

First off aren't these pretty high?
Second how do I get the temps to lower!?
THird... anyone want my yate loons!? haha
Lastly.... what are some good decently quiet fans that push as much air as the yate loons? I am prepared to pay 15-20 dollars for a good fan. I already wasted my money thinking 3 dollar fans would be good.


Thanks!

here is my rig showing the loop:
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Edited by jakemfbacon - 5/12/12 at 10:10pm
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With such a high ambient those temps are fine. Sorry to say, but ambient temps have the most effect on your loop and there's not much you can do to improve it. I wouldn't worry about those temps at all.

Also if you are looking for very good fans, go with gentle typhoons. They have several types (speeds) so go with ones you are comfortable with. Or you can get the max speed ones and get a fan controller. Up to you.
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With such a high ambient those temps are fine. Sorry to say, but ambient temps have the most effect on your loop and there's not much you can do to improve it. I wouldn't worry about those temps at all.
Also if you are looking for very good fans, go with gentle typhoons. They have several types (speeds) so go with ones you are comfortable with. Or you can get the max speed ones and get a fan controller. Up to you.

How much of a difference in temps is there between the different speeds if you didnt get a fan controller? I was also thinking about the Noctua NF-F12 too
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I was afraid of that frown.gif How much of a difference in temps is there between the different speeds if you didnt get a fan controller? I was also thinking about the Noctua NF-F12 too
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Why do you quote your own posts? Sorry to hear that the fans are too loud? I've the 2 Noctua NH-(F)12 120 mm fans and I use that low noise adapter coming with my Noctua NH-U12P SE2 because when I let them turn at the default speed at 1300 rpm it's too noisy for me. Those fans came with my Noctua NH-U12P SE2 cpu cooler and I believe you can also buy them separatley (NH-F12)? However I can recommend the Arctic Cooler F12 pwm pst they are very cheap, great airflow, and not loud. Best bang for the buck! I post a review if you want?
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Why do you quote your own posts? Sorry to hear that the fans are too loud? I've the 2 Noctua NH-(F)12 120 mm fans and I use that low noise adapter coming with my Noctua NH-U12P SE2 because when I let them turn at the default speed at 1300 rpm it's too noisy for me. Those fans came with my Noctua NH-U12P SE2 cpu cooler and I believe you can also buy them separatley (NH-F12)? However I can recommend the Arctic Cooler F12 pwm pst they are very cheap, great airflow, and not loud. Best bang for the buck! I post a review if you want?
sure that would be great thanks for your help!

And I didn't even notice i did that it was an accident lol tongue.gif
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sure that would be great thanks for your help!
And I didn't even notice i did that it was an accident lol tongue.gif

Unfortunately it's a German review but it's really massive and up-to-date in my opinion? I cannot test myself the Arctic Cooler F12 Pwm Pst share technology but I've the 80 mm and 92 mm of the same type and I'm very happy with them. There is a huge difference in price and I think the disadvantages aren't horrible.
The NH-F12 is about 20€ here and the AC F12 about 7€ and it has pwm and pst!
Here is the review: http://extreme.pcgameshardware.de/luftkuehlung/110082-roundup-das-grosse-pcghx-luefter-roundup-2010-update-58x-120mm-140mm-luefter-im-test.html
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Jake, Can you 7 volt mod the yates loons and see if that helps a litte?
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Jake, Can you 7 volt mod the yates loons and see if that helps a litte?

I'll try it. Do you think I'd notice a difference in performance between these and the gentle typhoons on my rad besides sound? Its the ex360.
And how do I under volt them? Buy adapter?
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