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Tried the Gelid PWM on my Megahalems, but it has this droning sound which is very annoying. I put my AP-14 back on it for now. I ordered an NF-F12 PWM to try on the Megahalems. We'll see how this fares vs the Gelid PWM. smile.gif
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Any idea when these tests will commence? It looks very promising! thumb.gif

I think the two UV reactive fans with a similar bearing (Gelid Wing 14 and Nanoxia FX Evo 1000) will make an interesting comparison!
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Tator have you tested the Noctua NF-A14 FLX and ULN fans? Would you recommend either over the 140mm bequiet silentwings 2? I'm looking for silent case fans in terms of both motor noise and air woosh but still good enough to keep my 3770k and 670gtx happy when gaming. And do you happen to know what voltages the noctua LNA and ULNA run at? is it 7v/5v or 9v/7v?
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Antec True Quiet 120mm LED fans (Red, Blue, or White LEDs) are $12.99 with free shipping at SuperBiiz.com at the moment. Also, Gelid Silent 12 120mm PWM fans (FN-PX12-15) are $8.99 with free shipping. If this is a bad place to link these sales and I should stick to the marketplace area, please let me know.
   
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Tator have you tested the Noctua NF-A14 FLX and ULN fans? Would you recommend either over the 140mm bequiet silentwings 2? I'm looking for silent case fans in terms of both motor noise and air woosh but still good enough to keep my 3770k and 670gtx happy when gaming. And do you happen to know what voltages the noctua LNA and ULNA run at? is it 7v/5v or 9v/7v?

 

The A14 fans have better static pressure, but the Silent Wing 2's are quieter overall.

 

A14's can start at 4v, but 5v/7v/9v resistors all work just fine.

 

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Antec True Quiet 120mm LED fans (Red, Blue, or White LEDs) are $12.99 with free shipping at SuperBiiz.com at the moment. Also, Gelid Silent 12 120mm PWM fans (FN-PX12-15) are $8.99 with free shipping. If this is a bad place to link these sales and I should stick to the marketplace area, please let me know.

 

I'm okay with it. smile.gif

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My Gelid Silent 14's have come in smile.gif

Time to install them into my empty lonely Fractal Design R4
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I like the look of those Kingwins! I do not know how they perform though.
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THESE KINGWIN FOR 4.00 ANY GOOD ?
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7486756&CatId=494

 

I got one, but it was DOA. Design looks good, could definitely be worth $4. Duro Bearing is a double ceramic ball bearing. Not bad honestly. The DOA issue was due to a broken blade though, but it definitely didn't happen in shipping. As the fan was well protected in more peanuts then anyone could logically count. 

 

I'd definitely check them out at $5. 

 

Be aware that they are $20 with a $15 MIR though. The MIR may only count towards a single fan, and you're still paying up front. 

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I got one, but it was DOA. Design looks good, could definitely be worth $4. Duro Bearing is a double ceramic ball bearing. Not bad honestly. The DOA issue was due to a broken blade though, but it definitely didn't happen in shipping. As the fan was well protected in more peanuts then anyone could logically count. 

I'd definitely check them out at $5. 

Be aware that they are $20 with a $15 MIR though. The MIR may only count towards a single fan, and you're still paying up front. 

Thanks , ceramic ball bearings sounds good , hope it was a one off in your case .
I ordered one ,will take a chance .
And on the oil for bearings , used 3 in 0ne for one fan and 0w-30 synthetic on the other fan , will see which last longest . Figured 0w-30 would be thin enough and offer best life , better than 3 in one , at least that's what I hope .
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