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I would go for whatever ones have the highest static pressure. Cases are extremely restrictive, and greater static pressure willrresult in greater airflow.

The P12 have a lot better static pressure. However the S12a's got better airflow... It really depends where he's gonna put them. If it's next to a hard drive cage then yea definitively the P12's but otherwise as regular intake or exhaust (without airfilters) then S12's are your best bet. For filtered intakes then P12.
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Airflow = volume of air moved with no restriction/resistance. A fan running in a open area; on a bench or table for example. Not a case with grill, filter, HDD cage, etc.

Static Pressure = pressure at which restiction/resistance stops the airflow. Static = stopped

Air moving through a case is a combination of the above. A fan with 60cfm & 2.5mmH2O will usually flow more air in a case than a fan with 80cfm & 0.8mmH2O will.
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I'll probably get the CM Storm scout 2, based on that case, where would be the best positions for the fans? Cheers
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