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Posting on behalf of a friend who recently bought my H80 off me.

He is just about to build his rig (awaiting some components still) and specs are:

AMD FX-8350
Asus M5A99FX PRO
Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950
Corsair H80.

His case is the first model NZXT Phantom, and he wants to know what are the best fans he could buy solely for the rad (in Push/Pull) on the H80? He shall be installing in the rear 120mm as an exhaust with the top two fans as intakes.

We were looking at the Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15, and he wants fans within that price range

Fans easily available in the UK only please

Thanks in advance guys.
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post #2 of 18
Just get the AP-15s, they're awesome.
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post #3 of 18
If you can stand the whine, that is.
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post #4 of 18
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If you can stand the whine, that is.

Mine don't whine and I've had them for about 18 months.
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post #5 of 18
No whine with mine either, super quite at full speed compared to other faster fans.
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If you can stand the whine, that is.
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post #6 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by VulgarDisplay88 View Post

Just get the AP-15s, they're awesome.

I agree. I bought the next speed up and they move even more air. While audible, they are not too noisy and annoying.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16059/fan-999/Scythe_Gentle_Typhoon_120mm_x_25mm_Fan_-_2150_RPM_D1225C12B6AP-45_New_Speed.html#blank
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post #7 of 18
How about be quiet silent wings 2?
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post #8 of 18
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How about be quiet silent wings 2?

They havent got as high static pressure as the Scythes, and are more expensive
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post #9 of 18
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They havent got as high static pressure as the Scythes, and are more expensive

Oh

Only other option i know of are Noctua fans but they are ugly and overpriced

There is a Silent Wings 3 series on the way but its going to be a while before they show up
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post #10 of 18
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Oh

Only other option i know of are Noctua fans but they are ugly and overpriced

There is a Silent Wings 3 series on the way but its going to be a while before they show up

I think we will stick with the Scythes, for the price they seem like a solid choice, not seen a bad review either
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