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What is that top fan? I have never seen a Gentle Typhoon and just did a search. The ones I found do not look like that top fan.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA3KX16M5361
oh well..people now us blind.the 1st fan is the one that comes with the argon series.and that 2nd is the same blade only that`s blue.in that case.you should have said to the OP that the FQ121 isnt similar to the SCYTHE Gentle typhoons
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Yes I did misunderstand the other posters and was corrected.
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If these turn out to be as good as a GT fan (or super close) and come out in black and blue I'd buy them.
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post #24 of 47

Here is a GT:

 

 

Aside from the notches being inboard, it does look similar.

 

If it is a Kukri, it is a new-gen Kukri:


(the bottom right fan is a Kukri).

 

As I learned with the Kukri, similar means little.

 

BTW -- the fan colors look like Deepcool, or Prolimatech, or . . .

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Nothing that tries to copy the design comes close though.

Here's one of my GTs painted in white:
    
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GT's hub is massive, much larger than this Silverstone's.
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Nothing that tries to copy the design comes close though.

Here's one of my GTs painted in white:

Beast.

I couldn't believe the weight and solidity of build when i was given two of those from my bro. He said he didn't want them as he had apache's but tbh these are so unbelievably quite now at 650rpm and still shifting some air. All other fans pail in comparison, they are like industrial fans for proper machinery
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The first thing I noticed were how GTs continued to spin much longer than other fans (twice or trice as long) when manually spinning the blades.
    
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Nothing that tries to copy the design comes close though.

Here's one of my GTs painted in white:
 

Beast.

I couldn't believe the weight and solidity of build when i was given two of those from my bro. He said he didn't want them as he had apache's but tbh these are so unbelievably quite now at 650rpm and still shifting some air. All other fans pail in comparison, they are like industrial fans for proper machinery

 

You are more or less correct. I have found that the San Ace "Silent" series is comparable, although those ARE industrial fans and run 1500 - 2700 rpm in their various speed classes. You will find PWM versions in San Ace X-type PSUs, for example.

 

I am finding that the GT's do very well on rads. Pushing through my 30 fpi rad, all six of the low speed GT's produce 59% of the airflow that they do pushing air through unobstructed. That is a high percentage. Half is good. 40-something percent is typical.

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post #30 of 47
I'm at the cross roads where I have enough GT AP-14s for all my possible rads and I need to decide if I want the non rad case fans to also be GT AP-14s or something else. Something that looks a bit cooler than black and grey perhaps but still performs well with a good non sleeve bearing. This Silverstone fan is interesting, I like NB fans, and this Phanteks 120mm fan might be nice:

http://phanteks.com/PH-F120S.html
Edited by Neo Zuko - 4/12/14 at 7:45pm
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