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LOL! That has a nice ring to it! It even rhymes!
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I have some nice noise blockers I want to test in the next week so they might be better Bart!!!
Pretty sure Martin tested those too, and while they did well, the Typhoons are still king of the hill as far as rad fans go. I trust Martin's testing methodology, and he's proven that fan stats don't mean crap in real-world testing. Some fans that have better stats on paper still don't perform as well as the typhoons do on radiators. You really can't go wrong with those things.

I'll be interested to hear your thoughts on the NBs!
One thing about the GT's that I really appreciate is their build quality. I wanted to get some for years, but price and availability kept me from snagging any. I missed out on the OCN group buy, but last year I acquired about a dozen AP-15'S from NCIX, when they had them on sale throughout the year.
I know that they will last a long time, and are not too bad of a deal when on sale.
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LOL! That has a nice ring to it! It even rhymes!

Well you the old man and I am High-Tech Redneck!!!! biggrin.gif
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Pretty sure Martin tested those too, and while they did well, the Typhoons are still king of the hill as far as rad fans go. I trust Martin's testing methodology, and he's proven that fan stats don't mean crap in real-world testing. Some fans that have better stats on paper still don't perform as well as the typhoons do on radiators. You really can't go wrong with those things.

I'll be interested to hear your thoughts on the NBs!
Go for the GT, you won't regret that. I'm running 3 of 'em and I'm more than happy. I've tried lots of fans in my rad, my high FPI TRUE heatsink and filtered intake. To name a few: Xinruilian, San Ace 38mm, Noctua P12/P14, TR TY-147, Silverstone APs... Nothing compares to the GT tone and quality of sound, airflow and pressure.

I'd like to try the noiseblockers, but I really doubt they come as good as the GTs. If the GT (low speed series) only had PWM...
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I was considering these ones: http://www.dazmode.com/store/product/scythe_gentle_typhoon_2150rpm_69cfm_30db_fan/

Good airflow, and I'll run them off a fan controller anyway, so once I verify that my cooling is adequate, I'll be slowing them down, and hopefully still get decent performance.
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I was considering these ones: http://www.dazmode.com/store/product/scythe_gentle_typhoon_2150rpm_69cfm_30db_fan/

Good airflow, and I'll run them off a fan controller anyway, so once I verify that my cooling is adequate, I'll be slowing them down, and hopefully still get decent performance.
I'd say get as many from Daz as you can. That 2150RPM version gives you even more versatility with a controller. Decent price for one of the best GT's imo.thumb.gif
    
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Funny commentary. Looks nice. I might watercool the next build that I do (that would be for my younger brother). I need convince my dad that WC'ing is worth it and then I will be all set.

Once again, nice build.

P.S. Does anybody know any good WC'ing shops in Europe, preferable in Germany or Austria?
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Funny commentary. Looks nice. I might watercool the next build that I do (that would be for my younger brother). I need convince my dad that WC'ing is worth it and then I will be all set.

Once again, nice build.

P.S. Does anybody know any good WC'ing shops in Europe, preferable in Germany or Austria?

Aquacomputer is in Germany, Ek waterblocks is in Slovenia, Aqua Tuning Store is in Germany and UK and MDPC-X that sells awesome sleeving materials is in Germany also!! just to name a few!!
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Funny commentary. Looks nice. I might watercool the next build that I do (that would be for my younger brother). I need convince my dad that WC'ing is worth it and then I will be all set.

Once again, nice build.

P.S. Does anybody know any good WC'ing shops in Europe, preferable in Germany or Austria?

Don't try to convince him it's "worth it", as he'll quickly realize it's far too expensive. smile.gif

For good info on where to buy in Europe, I'd register over at Overclock3D. Most of those guys are Europeans. Register over here: http://forum.overclock3d.net/
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Don't try to convince him it's "worth it", as he'll quickly realize it's far too expensive. smile.gif

For good info on where to buy in Europe, I'd register over at Overclock3D. Most of those guys are Europeans. Register over here: http://forum.overclock3d.net/

Bart it is not expensive.. compare to the cost of a teenager wrecking a car or other bad things they can get into. would be a good investment I think... Dont need to be a daddy to soon!! Think about it!!!

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