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What would you guys say about using AP122's on my PS07B as intakes?

Air penetrators are perfect for internal chassis airflow. They work best If you don't have anything obstructive in front of them.
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What would you guys say about using AP122's on my PS07B as intakes?

Air penetrators are perfect for internal chassis airflow. They work best If you don't have anything obstructive in front of them.

You haven't tested AP121's right? AP122's are sleeve and spin slower so I'm guessing they're perfect for me... =o
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AP121's spin slightly faster so obviously they move more air and are louder.
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120mm Fan #53 - Fractal Design Silent Series R2:





I got these fans from two Core 1000 Chassis. I assume they are included with many Fractal Design cases.

The braiding is decent considering that these are OEM fans. The black and white color scheme gives it a nice contrast as well. Performance wes good on push mode and it scaled reasonably well in other conifigurations. The retail version is about 12 bucks on NCIX and it does come with rubber fasteners and a fan speed reducer so it has relatively good value.
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Hey guys, what would you recommend for a good fan for case airflow?

I'm looking for : At least mostly black (no tacky LEDs), good CFM/dB ratio, reasonably focused airflow, and has to be able to intake from the sides without any issues.

Budget is about $20 or so.

The last fan I bought (Cougar Vortex) ran into problems with the whole side intake thing, because I'm mounting the fan to the front of my Corsair 550D, and there is a panel blocking the front of the fan.
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AP122 or AP121?
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AP122 or AP121?

Are those fans any good though? The grill looks kind of restrictive, and I'm a little skeptical about the price.
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The grills are precisely what makes them good. They probably make the best case fans
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m8fC809TK0
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The grills are precisely what makes them good. They probably make the best case fans
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m8fC809TK0

Oh wow that looks very nice.

Does the AP122 perform on the same level or better?
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The grills are precisely what makes them good. They probably make the best case fans
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m8fC809TK0

Is this info a general info among the enthusiasts here though?
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