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Excellent thread TT, i have enjoyed it very much so far.

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The corsair sp fans are great for rads, but not so great for case fans. The AF series are designed to be used as a case fan.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nezff View Post

The corsair sp fans are great for rads, but not so great for case fans. The AF series are designed to be used as a case fan.

 

Except that the complete lack of pressure means that any restrictive surface; like a HDD cage, completely chokes the fan and the air doesn't flow properly. Instead it takes the path of least resistance and moves to the sides of a cage and creates a hissing noise.

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post #294 of 2743
Open air/case fan they are ok. Sp fans would be good for the hdd cage
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nezff View Post

Open air/case fan they are ok. Sp fans would be good for the hdd cage

They're only good for open ventilation or light restriction filtered ventilation.

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I'm looking for some rad fans and some front intake fans lightly restricted in a caselabs case.
 
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post #297 of 2743
So what is going to be the best performing Silent fan on an 80mm Rad .
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16236/ex-rad-410/Alphacool_NexXxoS_Monsta_Dual_120mm_Radiator_-_80mm_Thick.html?tl=g30c95s160

And this 35mm rad..
http://www.swiftech.com/mcrx20-qp-radiator-series.aspx

Just cooling a cpu.. Doing rad over kill so i can make the fans dead silent.. i like silence XD

I have a bunch of these.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835226042


I know there not good for rads.. but in push pull i think they could get the job done..
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If you have them you might as well give them a try?
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Tator, whats your take on LED 140mm fans, especially BitFenix's vs Aerocools? I wanna add some to my HAF XB but im having a hell of a time deciding because I keep hearing good and bad things back and forth about each model. I need to run in them in low voltage mode for noise reasons


Oh, and this thread beyond rocks now that sadly we've lost other OCN member who was a big contributor but left recently
Edited by Binary Ecyrb - 12/13/12 at 3:11am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post

So what is going to be the best performing Silent fan on an 80mm Rad .
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16236/ex-rad-410/Alphacool_NexXxoS_Monsta_Dual_120mm_Radiator_-_80mm_Thick.html?tl=g30c95s160
And this 35mm rad..
http://www.swiftech.com/mcrx20-qp-radiator-series.aspx
Just cooling a cpu.. Doing rad over kill so i can make the fans dead silent.. i like silence XD
I have a bunch of these.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835226042 Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
I know there not good for rads.. but in push pull i think they could get the job done..
Don't you dare recommend those Silenx fans! They are average at best! Their specs are a complete lie!
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