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Ive noticed that people are throwing fan suggestions at you like crazy, but i gotta say I have 5 of these in my sig rig and i like em.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3879
    
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post #52 of 190
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$25 may be a lot for a fan, but it's really not a lot of money. I usually will buy a nice fan or something else that should be cheap after going a while without upgrading
...at least that's my excuse
I should edit that--I was just being silly. ANd this is not a silly thread dammit this a thread for hard questions and eerm hard answers? Or is it soft questions and hard answers...I get confused...

But no more silliness will be tolerated!
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Ive noticed that people are throwing fan suggestions at you like crazy, but i gotta say I have 5 of these in my sig rig and i love em.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3879

I hope you are not struck with fan ire when they perform poorly. On Vapors thread they bomb. He cannot get them to produce anything close to their spec..

But I already have those and as I posted a moment ago will include them in the test. I love the look--very aero very cool. But I could not get them push enough air...
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I have to say that i agree that they do not push the cfm that they claim. Its very obvious from the first get go. But they aren't that lound and still push a decent amount of air. so i still wonder how they stack up against other fans.
    
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I have one of those aerocool turbines and I have to say they don't live anything up to spec. On full tilt they are very noisy almost like they are off balance. Also compared to the 90cfm silenx's they push a lot less air at least for me the silenx's dropped my temps 4c. This might also happen becuase the silenx's have a lot more pressure than the aerocool's.
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another fan i bought on a complete whim was

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835224004

and for 6 dollars i have to say, its pretty impressive. Pushes decent air and is very quiet.
    
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I hope this test will provide some sort of yardstick to measure them all but honestly the fans are case fans--so Using then on a Rad with more resttction than mfrs intend may have so negative impact on their true maximum performance in a different application.
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another fan i bought on a complete whim was

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835224004

and for 6 dollars i have to say, its pretty impressive. Pushes decent air and is very quiet.
Again it is on the list--I already bought it tonight

I am glad I picked the same fans other think would be good to test--that is a good sign
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should pay more attention. I was actually gonna replace my sig rig fans, and saw that they were on backorder...........



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Just got another PM from Vapor--he's a really nice guy for putting up with pestering him so much--he mentioned again about wanting to test the FN122--but not being able to get one because they were out of stock. I hope I did not buy the last one
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