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Well I just installed these fans in my case and I can say they are quieter than I was expecting! They push the air right through my hard drive cage into my graphics card and I'm glad I didn't need to shell out $10 more a piece for "just-as-good" performance from Noctua and I may buy another one with the savings! I'm happy with the purchase for anyone in the same situation as me. They look pretty fu*king awesome, also.

dan.

That's nice to hear man. Awesome.

Was it just the SP120 QE you purchased? No AF120?
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Was it just the SP120 QE you purchased? No AF120?

Yeah, the P280 came with 3 exaust fans and although they are not as quiet as I had hoped, my ears would rather listen to the noise of the computer than the wine from my wallet thumb.gif

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Yeah, the P280 came with 3 exaust fans and although they are not as quiet as I had hoped, my ears would rather listen to the noise of the computer than the wine from my wallet thumb.gif

dan

Amen to that... Enjoy your new fans! biggrin.gif
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post #24 of 35
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One of the fans is running at 300-400 RPM's. I double checked the connection and it's in. It's a 3pin connected to a 4pin if that helps...should it be RMA'd?

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Shouldn't it run at full speed...? Is it just that one fan, or that one header? Cross check with your other fans too? Or it might be the software/motherboard throttling it with power saving options or something?
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post #26 of 35
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That's nice to hear man. Awesome.

Was it just the SP120 QE you purchased? No AF120?

It's a hard drive cage. SP would be a better choice than AF.
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post #27 of 35
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Shouldn't it run at full speed...? Is it just that one fan, or that one header? Cross check with your other fans too? Or it might be the software/motherboard throttling it with power saving options or something?

Yeah... I connected another fan to it and it did the same thing. I guess it's the connector on the mobo that's faulty. I've also been having trouble with my graphics card displaying so I wonder if the mobo is crapping out on me.

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Not sure if you've made your mind up yet, but I am going to have to agree with choosing the Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP 15 1850rpm fans. I have 4 of them on my 480 EK Radiator, and they work brilliantly. With a proper fan controller, you can barely hear them when you set them at idle. (I idle mine at: 50-60% speed)
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The corsair fans have excellent marketing.
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The corsair fans have excellent marketing.
their retail fans sucks....worse performance that the ones which comes with CLCs
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