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What the difference between these fans?
The look the same, and have different rpm configuration, but i don´t know wich is the good and wich is the not as good.
post #2 of 7
I don't know what you want ?!

SP is a 3pin case fan
XP is a 4pin case fan with little higher rpm -> static pressure and CFM and has a richer bundle
MP is a 4pin labelled as "Radiator Fan" with an even little higher rpm -> static pressure and CFM
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SPs are a three pin fan.
XPs are basically SPs with PWM. Reviews show that their CFM rating is overstated and is more in line with the SPs.
MPs are the better fans in both airflow and static pressure. The 140mm versions are comparable to the NF-A14.

Have not used the fans, but only go by reviews from sites like Thermalbench and Coolingtechnique.
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SPs are a three pin fan.
XPs are basically SPs with PWM. Reviews show that their CFM rating is overstated and is more in line with the SPs.
MPs are the better fans in both airflow and static pressure. The 140mm versions are comparable to the NF-A14.

Have not used the fans, but only go by reviews from sites like Thermalbench and Coolingtechnique.
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SPs are a three pin fan.
XPs are basically SPs with PWM. Reviews show that their CFM rating is overstated and is more in line with the SPs.
MPs are the better fans in both airflow and static pressure. The 140mm versions are comparable to the NF-A14.

Have not used the fans, but only go by reviews from sites like Thermalbench and Coolingtechnique.

Is the mp louder?
post #5 of 7
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Is the mp louder?

Should be, it runs faster and blows more air harder, but I have read it has a smooth sound profile. I find most +2000rpm fans bearable, so I'm not the one to ask if a fan is "quiet" biggrin.gif.
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I have 4 of the MPs, they're really great fans. They're part of the best 140mm radiator fans out there.
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As Duality92 said, they are very good. They move more air at low speed than most others and are as quiet or quieter at same rpm. Look at Thermalbench reviews or CoolingTechnique. Search for the fans you are interested in and look at the noise to airflow and pressure to airflow data and graphs.

Just keep in mind 'quiet' is subjective. It is very common for on fan creating the same dB sound pressure reading as another fan to sound 'quieter / more pleasing to one person than another.'


Edited by doyll - 4/28/17 at 2:02am
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