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For testing purposes, 45 minutes/fan would be idea- The equilibrium points would be reached sooner and you still have enough time to test as many fans as possible. I would also allow a 15 minute cooldown period between tests so that the playing field remains level.
You think? I could add that but would have to re-test the first batch again

I left the rig running between changes to keep temps up...
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Here's a better idea- Rig up a separate PSU to power the Pump and fan(s), and let that run for 5 minutes to get out all the extra heat with the system powered down. That way, you can get down to ambient and it'll be much faster testing.

As for re-testing the first batch, it's up to you. Depends on how much time you have. If I were you, I'd re-test the first batch at the end of the whole thing.
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Okay but only if you keep this thread nice...I cannot bear any annoyance if I am doing something this tedious...

Vapor is made of sterner stuff
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ooooooooog


Okay but only if you keep this thread nice...I cannot bear any annoyance if I am doing something this tedious...

Vapor is made of sterner stuff
I wouldn't worry about it. There are enough people here who value what you are doing. Just because we don't all chime in doesn't mean that there aren't more than just a few subscribed to this thread, anticipating results.

By the way, in theory, if all variables are kept the same, results should bear meaning. If you don't want to retest the entire first series. Keep at 30 min. and retest only the first fan (which happened to have an unmeasurable amount of time to stay at rest and therefor would be the only skewed result). I bet though that there is not a difference in the two at the end.

Thanks again.
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Glad to see you testing them like this...On a rad I think the pressure has as much to do with cooling as cfm...120x38mm>120x25mm
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I wouldn't worry about it. There are enough people here who value what you are doing. Just because we don't all chime in doesn't mean that there aren't more than just a few subscribed to this thread, anticipating results.

By the way, in theory, if all variables are kept the same, results should bear meaning. If you don't want to retest the entire first series. Keep at 30 min. and retest only the first fan (which happened to have an unmeasurable amount of time to stay at rest and therefor would be the only skewed result). I bet though that there is not a difference in the two at the end.

Thanks again.
I will go ahead and do as Burn requested. This is a requst thread lol.

SO bear with me as I shut down the T Station and fit a Silenx90 and restart. I do not want this to be skewed.

In all fairness the San Ace after Running all night showed HIGHER temps...meaning the longer the rig is left undisturbed (me constantly posting lol) the hotter it gets. I guess with the Folding continuing without stoppage...or something. So comparing the Silenx 90 and San Ace is level...they both ran all night.

More in a bit. It is about 4:36pm here I will shut down and restart with the Fan #1 in about 15 Minutes and log the temp rise as best I can.
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5:08
BIOS 41C
StartUp
37C
5:09 46C
5:10 46C
5:11 46C
5:12 46C
5:13 47C
5:14 46C-47C
5:15 47C
5:16 47C-48C
5:17 48C
5:18 47C-48C
5:19 48C-49C
5:20 48C-49C
5:21 48C
5:22 47C-49C
5:23 47C-48C
5:24 47C-48C

That is the first fifteen minutes...temps have stabilized at 47-48C.

I will let it run till 5:38 and shut it off and leave the fan and pump run for 15 Minutes and test the San Ace.
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StartUp 37C

Spikes to 44C after Folding started

Now at 47C

I will have to skip the minute by minute log--it is a PITA. I will give you the final temps after 30 mins and a zip of whatever screenshots I feel are relevant.



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15 minutes iof Folding and the San Ace is reporting 47-48C...

No different than the previous results and no better than the SilenX at about twice the noise.

This confirms my theory that the San Ace is a POS...lol

NOT

This test bed is not going to be giving us big variations on temp. It seems that no matter how much air is puffing through the PA 160 there is no drop in temps...
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I am going to have to retry the SilenX on the Enzo cooler. I am certain I saw temp increase over the Enzo's stock fan, which looks like is a Delta but Labeled Enzotech?

I'll look into it.

You're getting really good results with your SilenX comparisons.
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