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I can't for the life of me find an adaptor for 12v > 7v/5v that will literally just change 12v molex output into a lower amount... the fan hub that my H440 has is just an all 3-pin male connectors with no way of adding in a fan controller :/
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Oh wow I didn't even realize you weren't doing fans anymore.

I'm sorry that you felt that your work was under appreciated, but just know there are people who do appreciate what you did before you lost steam. Thanks for all of the hard work you did!

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I appreciate your testing a lot. Very well done. thumb.gif

Thank you smile.gif.

I still have the testing rig and dozens and dozens of untested fans. I just gotta get in the groove again and kick start the whole thing.
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I can't for the life of me find an adaptor for 12v > 7v/5v that will literally just change 12v molex output into a lower amount... the fan hub that my H440 has is just an all 3-pin male connectors with no way of adding in a fan controller :/

You can make you own molex connector that can supply 5 or 7 volts to the fans.
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I appreciate your testing a lot. Very well done. thumb.gif
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Thanks. I haven't tested any 200mm fans mainly because there aren't any 200mm heatsinks apart from that big stupid thing, Susanoo it think it was called.

Any who, Cooler master makes some really good 200mm fans. Stay away from Bitfenix Spectre Pro models, they're not good and are basically a scaled up version of their 120mm part
Yeah it's really rare to see a fan duck under 8. It has to be mighty efficient. Testament to the design of most Noctua fans and that particular Zalman fan.

Thats simply not true. I have both, the Coolermaster Mega Flow and the Bitfenix Spectre Pro here. The Coolermaster moves significantly less air than the Bitfenix. It is a bit more silent though but I guess this is due to the 700rpm vs the 900rpm from the Spectre. Very dissapointed by the Megaflow, the 230mm is no different, same situation.
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Thats simply not true. I have both, the Coolermaster Mega Flow and the Bitfenix Spectre Pro here. The Coolermaster moves significantly less air than the Bitfenix. It is a bit more silent though but I guess this is due to the 700rpm vs the 900rpm from the Spectre. Very dissapointed by the Megaflow, the 230mm is no different, same situation.

Silent implies no noise at all. What you mean is quiet, so you think that the CM is quieter than Bitfenix

So how did you prove that the CM fan moved less air? What device did you use?

The Bitfenix fans (the red squares in the graphs below) are some of the worst fans on the market in my opinion, and judging by these graphs below it kinda shows that. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Yes the bitfenix can be quiet but it moves nearly no air doing so, and the tests done by Cyclops show that as well, Bitfenix''s old fans are better than the pros but they had reliability issues.


Cyclops, your thread has 71,000 views, so I would think your work was worth it. But I do understand if you do not want to do it. Testing fans is tedious, time consuming and difficult to get right.
Edited by mam72 - 3/31/14 at 11:39am
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Cyclops, your thread has 71,000 views, so I would think your work was worth it. But I do understand if you do not want to do it. Testing fans is tedious, time consuming and difficult to get right.

Thanks. Yes it is tedius work. Most of the time I had to wait till midnight to test them for noise as I wanted the environment to be absolutely quiet. I'm trying to get the wheels turning again so I might start doing more reviews soon smile.gif.
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Just wanted to extend a big THANK YOU for this thread, Cyclops. Helped me out a ton and I cannot even imagine all the time and effort you put into this. Thanks again!
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We often read and learn from someone else and don't even think of saying thanks of giving them rep for their fine work. I'm bade at this myself.

Cyclops has a rep count of 232 with 179 of those having notes attached. With a post count of 2731 that is very good, but this thread alone should have generated at least twice that many reps. thumb.gif
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@Cyclops +Rep, pretty nice (and painful, I guess) job, very good data. Let me ask you something, I know I'm not at the watercooling forum section, but that System #1 - 120 mm Test Rig's heat sink is a bit dense by looking it on the pictures. So do you think your tests can be followed for low FPI radiator use? I really liked what I saw about these,not to say their very low price tag. I will control or PWM them.

Arctic Cooling F12 PWM (6-year warranty and PWM biggrin.gif)

Yate Loon D12SM-12 or maybe the High speed version (costs less than $4 with the same performance of the above)

XSPC Xinruilian (very close to yates)

SilverStone FN121-P (silent)

SilverStone AP122 (silent)
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