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@Tator Tot,

How do you think Silent Wings 2 stack up as rad fans? Noticed they were only 5CFM short of the NF-F12's.


 

Airflow means nothing if you don't have the pressure to back it up.

 

Silent Wing 2's will work well on radiators with low FPI (which is the majority of the radiators on the market.) All-in-One water cooling units (like Corsair's Hydro Series, Cooler Master Seidon, Thermaltake Water 2.0, & NZXT Kraken line) may choke up the Silent Wing 2's, and be an application where the NF-F12 PWM's will perform better.

 

Those radiators need to be thin for maximum compatibility, so they have more fins per inch than most popular radiators from the consumer space like the XSPC RX Series, AX Series, or RS series.

 

For that matter, only the Black Ice SR1 & GTX series of rads would be a case where the Noctua's should flat out perform better.

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Airflow means nothing if you don't have the pressure to back it up.

Silent Wing 2's will work well on radiators with low FPI (which is the majority of the radiators on the market.) All-in-One water cooling units (like Corsair's Hydro Series, Cooler Master Seidon, Thermaltake Water 2.0, & NZXT Kraken line) may choke up the Silent Wing 2's, and be an application where the NF-F12 PWM's will perform better.

Those radiators need to be thin for maximum compatibility, so they have more fins per inch than most popular radiators from the consumer space like the XSPC RX Series, AX Series, or RS series.

For that matter, only the Black Ice SR1 & GTX series of rads would be a case where the Noctua's should flat out perform better.
Right on, thanks for the fast, knowledgeable reply.
post #1273 of 2743
Mr Tot, any chance on releasing a Youtube video with your results once done? Might be cool in order to get a good view at the fans/products! thumb.gif
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Mr Tot, any chance on releasing a Youtube video with your results once done? Might be cool in order to get a good view at the fans/products! thumb.gif

 

I don't have any video equipment. Good microphones are a thing and something I'm going to try for fan noise comparisons. Depends how accurate I can get them. 

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Aww, damn. Would be really really cool to see Overclock.net start a Youtube channel. I'd subscribe so hard. I know this is one of the top forum communities for computer tech in the world, so having a Youtube channel would be a natural side product! smile.gif
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Aww, damn. Would be really really cool to see Overclock.net start a Youtube channel. I'd subscribe so hard. I know this is one of the top forum communities for computer tech in the world, so having a Youtube channel would be a natural side product! smile.gif

 

Oh, but we do have a Youtube channel.

 

Youtube.com/overclocknet

 

Not much content on there at the moment, but it is going to be a venue for more content in the future.

 

 

On the other hand, if I was to make videos, I'd put them on my own channel since this isn't an OCN review but one of my own personal endeavor.

 

I would love to have some nice video equipment though. A decent light-box and a good 1080p camera, preferably something that could to 1080p/60.

Mostly so I could slow down the frame rate to show off in video (@ 30 FPS)) a fan having wobble or any other visual issues.

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Oh, but we do have a Youtube channel.

Youtube.com/overclocknet

Not much content on there at the moment, but it is going to be a venue for more content in the future.


On the other hand, if I was to make videos, I'd put them on my own channel since this isn't an OCN review but one of my own personal endeavor.

I would love to have some nice video equipment though. A decent light-box and a good 1080p camera, preferably something that could to 1080p/60.
Mostly so I could slow down the frame rate to show off in video (@ 30 FPS)) a fan having wobble or any other visual issues.

That would be really cool man, I hate video fan reviews most of the time. I hate unboxings with a passion...mad.gif
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That would be really cool man, I hate video fan reviews most of the time. I hate unboxings with a passion...mad.gif

I feel like video reviews only work for certain items. 

 

Cases are perfect for them. Fans, Motherboards, GPUs, CPUs, RAM, etc; not so much. 

 

Monitors are somewhat good for them. 

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I agree...but what you said about the reduced speed to see the wobble would be cool.
Ok, tested my 5300rpm fan with the Silver Arrow. 4.5ghz 3770k not delidded, pushing 1.4v through it with 23c ambients, max temp 86c after 8 passes of IBT max memory.
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Sorry for the random interjection but how do the Lepa's compare to the Noctua F12's? Considering you can get 2 Lepa's for the price of one F12 are the F12's really that much better on heatsinks?
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Which Lepa fan?
The LP70D12R wink.gif
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