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I'm going to be building my custom loop in the comings days, radiators fans will be running at around 700 to 800rpm. Are EK Vardar F4-120ER worth using? or are the eloops the better choice? I'm going for quiet and good performance.

I know eloops have anti-vibrations mounts on them were EK Vardar do not. Not sure if that's makes much of a difference for not.
post #622 of 800
eloops are always better when silence comes into account, but count on the fact that EK Vardars cool a bit better at the same RPM. SO at 700ish rpm, it shouldnt make much difference noise wise.
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i ordered 6 vardar F2's yesterday. they should arrive this weekend, i just wish my case showed up sooner. (checked out from caselabs as a guest, forgot my account i created 5 years ago)
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Should add fans will be in Pull, Heard eloops perform badly in that kind of setup.
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Go for Vardars in pull.
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Originally Posted by loffeleguan View Post

I have a hard time desiding if I should return my 120's, both the F2-120 and the F4-120ER. Maybe you guys can help me.
If I hold the fans free in the air (or standing on a soft bed sheet) they are near silent but the instant they sit in the case or stand on a table they create a lot of noise (vibrations?). Using anti vibration mounts don't help either.
I'm thinking it must be something with the construction/design of the fans because when I switch to my Noctua fan's the sound is gone.

Anyone else have the same problem?

Where did you get the anti vibration pads for these fans?
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Not all motherboards use the same PWM systems. Also not all 4-pin hubs are PWM .. and some have to be set in bios to be PWM .. and still others claim to be PWM when the are actually sending pulsed power on pin #2 instead of a PWM signal on pin #4

So plugging a PWM fan onto a "PWM" header does not mean it is sending a PWM signal on pin-4 .. and just because the fan changes speed does not automatically mean it is being PWM controlled by either a PWM signal on pin-4 or pulsed power on pih-2, because it can also be variable voltage on pin-2.

And that is why we ask so many questions about the source of the PWM header being used. tongue.gif

Question about PWM since your were discussing it. I have an Asus z68 MB and there are 2 CPU headers; cpu and opt cpu. I have a 360 radiator, 3 Vardar fans (1850) and the Swiftech bay reservoir with PWM pump. Currently I have the pump (#1 pin) and fans connected to the Swiftech PWM splitter. Can I connect the pump to the CPU fan header and connect the splitter with the fans on the Opt Cpu header without harm? Curious

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The CPU OPT header is a mirror of the CPU fan header, so you won't be able to control it separately.
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Check how much current can provide your headers. Some can do 1A or more, some are limited to 500mA. Depends on your mobo.
If your pump requires more than the header, you may damage your mobo.
Same for splitter, don't forget to supply power directly from the PSU, more than one fan can be too much for the fan header.
IMHO best set for you is to plug pump to CPU fan header and splitter to another fan header, not cpu opt -which is usually not controlled/monitored-.

edit: too late for cpu opt thumb.gif
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The CPU OPT header is a mirror of the CPU fan header, so you won't be able to control it separately.

I thought so, just wasn't absolutely certain.

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