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post #1 of 19
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I'm looking at a H100i and have narrowed it down to the two choices below. I'm sue there is better options out there, but don't know of any in Australia.

Price isn't an issue, I'm after pure performance. I will be installing these push-pull. Hoping you guys can help me make my mind up.

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_510&products_id=23081

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_510&products_id=23713


Cheers KeRo
post #2 of 19
If you are going to get the Corsair SP edition fans, I would recommend the performance edition fans. They have more static pressure than the quiet editions, and are the same price.

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_510&products_id=20516

I picked up two a while back for my H100i, and I haven't found anything to complain about (they are actually more quiet than the stock fans).
post #3 of 19
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_247&products_id=19502

these fans are practically silent and extremely good for radiators, one of the best options you can get.
post #4 of 19
yate loons from petras tech shop smoke any other 120mm fan. They have higher cfm and static pressure per dba than any other fan, really just the best choice. any tiny loss to any other fan in any segment is made up for just how insanely cheap they are.

static presure is really important in a heatsink fan, and yate loon highs have the most. 4 of them on a heatsink, just for $25 there is no better option than 4xyates...

http://www.overclock.net/t/724577/the-well-dressed-megahalems-65-fans-and-112-setups-56k-warning/0_100

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?170224-XS-Fan-Review-Part-2&p=2641609#post2641609
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post #5 of 19
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Thanks to all of you for your quick responses. Now I have even more to think about thumb.gif

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post #6 of 19
those e-loops are really good below about 1500. Far better than the corsair fans in noise.

If you want max thermal performance though, the corsair kit fans are pretty high speed turning up to 2800 rpm at 12v.

To match or better that thermal performance you will need some faster fans.

To get both faster speeds AND really good noise, I would probably try the Gentle Typhoon AP-29 and modify them by adding the fourth PWM wire. Supposedly the PWM circuit is already there you just need to solder the extra wire on.

Then you would get 3,000RPM PWM capable fans with the best noise/DBA you can get in a fan. They almost matched the AP-15 which is in a leavue of it's own:

ap29-charts.png?w=614

Been meaning to try this myself, would make one heck of a high speed capable kit for those that want max performance plus better noise than the kit fans.
    
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post #7 of 19
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Gentle Typhoon AP-29 that's not these ones? Sorry don't know much about fans....

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_247&products_id=19502

If not, anybody know where I could get these and the yate loons in Aus?
post #8 of 19
No, thats the ap-15. Same family of fans but the black blade 3,000 rpm model is the one that can supposedly run on PWM control if you modify them by adding the fourth wire:

OOS at the moment both at FCPU and sidewinder:
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/scgety120mmf1.html
    
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post #9 of 19
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No, thats the ap-15. Same family of fans but the black blade 3,000 rpm model is the one that can supposedly run on PWM control if you modify them by adding the fourth wire:

OOS at the moment both at FCPU and sidewinder:
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/scgety120mmf1.html

Thanks man, will try and get some ordered thumb.gif. 3000 rpm should keep my new 3930k nice and cool biggrin.gif
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3k RPM is going to be quite loud. And who cares about PW, a fan controller is $10-25, which you should get if you are using multiple fans anyways. software fan control sucks.
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