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I peruse the hardware news section on a daily basis, and this is the first part in a very long time that I'm considering for my main rig. My last upgrade was a Sound Blaster Z in November 2012. Compared to how ofted I used to buy stuff before, that's crazy.

Think I'm going to have to order a 140 to check it out. Might replace all my GT case fans if I like these. I wish they were PWM though, as I use software to control all my fans. 3-pin fans like these need to be powered by the motherboard header for software control, and I'm not really comfortable with running three ~0.3A fans per header. I do it with the GTs, but they're 0.034A ball bearing fans. A single PWM signal from the motherboard is easily shared with the proper splitter while the fans get power directly from the PSU.
 
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post #92 of 425
I have a 120mm PWM one in an ITX rig I'm building and it's an awsome fan. I've always used Nidec GTs 1450rpm (in a rig I had until last year), but I wanted to give these fans a try. No regrets about it. Next time I build anything with a rad I'll go with them.

Would be nice see a PWM 1500rpm version.
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These need to hit US soil... shipping and price conversion from UK to US is quite a chunk of cash.
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Originally Posted by xentrox View Post

These need to hit US soil... shipping and price conversion from UK to US is quite a chunk of cash.
Very shortly my friend! Better be good stock too as I plan to fill my Trooper with the white version!
 
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Very shortly my friend! Better be good stock too as I plan to fill my Trooper with the white version!

I want those dark gray ones.. and maybe reds.. mah gawd.. smexy =)
post #96 of 425
Would one say these are more rad/heatsink fans than case fans? Yes, I know both need a certain level of static pressure regardless, but thought I'd ask.
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post #97 of 425
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These need to hit US soil... shipping and price conversion from UK to US is quite a chunk of cash.

This so much! I want me a few of the red/blacks so bad. redface.gif
post #98 of 425
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Would one say these are more rad/heatsink fans than case fans? Yes, I know both need a certain level of static pressure regardless, but thought I'd ask.

Based on the numbers we have, it sounds like they actually flow very well. This is probably going to be a pretty versatile fan.
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Based on the numbers we have, it sounds like they actually flow very well. This is probably going to be a pretty versatile fan.
Specs and fan blade shape point to more of a case fan that is more than capable of being a rad fan but probably won't keep up with GTs
 
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something cool that the UK has first.. woohooo biggrin.gif

about time
Edited by Asus11 - 3/6/14 at 9:13am
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