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So i've just ordered $400 of cougar fans.

Someone cuddle me and tell me ive done the right thing please frown.gif

I have one that makes a horrible noice at above 75% pwm speed. I use speedfan to limit the max speed and it is fine but I have requested a replacement from newegg. It is mounted horizontal which from what I've read these fans have occasional problems with. I have 3 others ones that are performing really well.
post #2462 of 2743
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So i've just ordered $400 of cougar fans.

Someone cuddle me and tell me ive done the right thing please frown.gif

How many fans is that? In the US you can get about 25 of the Vortexes for that much... tongue.gif

You'll love whichever ones you got, Cougar makes some great (and quiet) fans.

The PWM version still has some issues, but the horizontal placement problems have been fixed (AFAIK at least).
Edited by WarpPrism - 1/7/14 at 3:33pm
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Hmm, I did think that but I couldn't find the figure for the ADDA one before I took the plunge on the corsair. I would have used the ADDA one but it was just too noisy, I figured the Corsair should be up to the job but it seems not by comparison frown.gif

 

Where is the fan positioned in your case or on what surface is it placed? 

 

The ADDA is ~80CFM & 0.117mmH20 (~3mmH20) so they're high airflow with a lot of pressure. 

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Where is the fan positioned in your case or on what surface is it placed? 

The ADDA is ~80CFM & 0.117mmH20 (~3mmH20) so they're high airflow with a lot of pressure
Uh, are those numbers correct??
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Uh, are those numbers correct??

 

It's off of ADDA's spec sheet, which is generally close to the final product. They spec a +/-10% deviation from that value based on input voltage and rotational speed but you're most likely gonna hit those numbers most of the time.

 

The specs you find from bigger OEMs like ADDA, Yate Loon, Sanyo Denki, Panaflo, Protechnic, Globe, Nidec Servo, Delta, Hong Hua, and a few others are gonna be what you get as those guys have a lot on the line when it comes to giving their products certain raitings.

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It's off of ADDA's spec sheet, which is generally close to the final product. They spec a +/-10% deviation from that value based on input voltage and rotational speed but you're most likely gonna hit those numbers most of the time.

The specs you find from bigger OEMs like ADDA, Yate Loon, Sanyo Denki, Panaflo, Protechnic, Globe, Nidec Servo, Delta, Hong Hua, and a few others are gonna be what you get as those guys have a lot on the line when it comes to giving their products certain raitings.
Ok, but 0.117mmH2O doesn't seem like a lot of pressure. Since most of the silverstone fans I sent you have pressures WAY over that. The air penetrator AP121's are listed at 1.71mmH2O, over ten times the pressure you listed.
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I'm assuming he meant 0.117inH20?

    
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So i've just ordered $400 of cougar fans.

Someone cuddle me and tell me ive done the right thing please frown.gif

I have the Cougar Vortex HDB 140 1200 rpm 3-pin.
Mine works without any problem mounted on top, side or front.

It can reach about 1300 rpm at full blast and it's still quieter then my other NZXT FZ-140 1000 rpm.
The NZXT seems to have a bit loud motor noise.

The noise that comes from the Cougar at full blast is quite different most likely the wind turbulence.
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Ok, but 0.117mmH2O doesn't seem like a lot of pressure. Since most of the silverstone fans I sent you have pressures WAY over that. The air penetrator AP121's are listed at 1.71mmH2O, over ten times the pressure you listed.

 

Typo on my part, it's 0.117inH20 or ~3mmH20.

 

I blame the Dayquil.

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I blame the Dayquil.
Yeah, the alcohol in that stuff is killer. biggrin.gif

Seems like everyone is ill. frown.gifcryingsmiley.gif

CryOrig R1 Ultimate is staring at me waiting for testing.. sad-smiley-002.gif
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