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yeah, i get a little ahead of myself sometimes.

I'm really excited though
because of this thread and vapors, im getting new fans.
At first i liked my aerocools, they look nice and all, yet i tested against my antec tri cools and the antecs at the middle setting seem to push more air than the claimed 89cfm Aerocools. I want reasonably high cfm, but i want a reduction in noise, so im looking forward to knowing the best balance of both worlds as it were.
I have those exact fans and they are pretty--but I found them to be less powerful than the SilenX.

Vapor mentions that the AeroCool do not perform to spec at all.
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I have those exact fans and they are pretty--but I found them to be less powerful than the SilenX.

Vapor mentions that the AeroCool do not perform to spec at all.
oh i believe it. 90 cfm is a lot, and these by no means hit that
    
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Hey guys I got the fans from NewEgg and the Quad from Audi..

I made a mistake and ordered the wrong mobo and have a P5K3 in hand instead of a P5K...but I ordered the P5K yesterday and it should be here before too long...

Gotta RMA the P5K3 (unless someone just HAS to have it lol)

More soon!
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Hey guys I got the fans from NewEgg and the Quad from Audi..

I made a mistake and ordered the wrong mobo and have a P5K3 in hand instead of a P5K...but I ordered the P5K yesterday and it should be here before too long...

Gotta RMA the P5K3 (unless someone just HAS to have it lol)

More soon!
off topic, but do you really have 4X1950pros in crossfire? i didn't even know you could do that or that there was a board to support that!
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off topic, but do you really have 4X1950pros in crossfire? i didn't even know you could do that or that there was a board to support that!
4-4-4-5 run into his graphics cards...those are his timings.
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*continues to wait patiently*

I took a look at Vapor's thread: very informative.
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THanks for debunkuing that outrageous claim Pook

It is possible to run 4 GFX--but not as CF...

Oddly enough as I was posting the shipment of 24 Silenx arrived too...ironic.

Man I wish I had read the spec on the P5K3 closer--I ASSumed it was backward compatible

SO short of taking down my daily driver (nope) I cannot start the tests with the Q... and must wait until the P5K arrives....
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I got Blue Dream Load Testing complete and crated the case so I am pretty much in the clear to do some fan testing with the Q6600/P5K Deluxe before I put it into something else.

I have a test bed to do this on a Lian Li motherboard tray with a PA160/DB-1/D-Tek FuZion..but I wanted to tidy it a bit.

A little show before we tell...


How do you like this tech station I pimped out? Lian Li MotherBoard Tray, Black and UV Red acrylic and aluminum base with a SATA DVD, Two Siverstone fan controllers with option for a third and three light switches to run three light kits. One is in the base to light Red UV backplane for the PSU...THermochill PA 160/DB-1/D-tek FuZion/ SilenX 90 cfm...Silverstone 560 Wat Continuous PSU....1 74 GB RAptor for the OS and two Seagate 7200.10 250 GB to bench on the RAID controller. Oh...and a pair of 1950pro for looks..


I got a buttload of fans to to test on the Quad so I might as well have fun with it


Silverstone FTW...keeps the underslung drives cool.


Acrylic and aluminum base. The SATA DVD and Silverstone PSU ar on rails and foam pads...silence...I took the red licorice off there eventually...


Lian Li tray with the LC kit. Underslung HDDs...


I got a PC7 and this is the first thing I removed...perfect fit with two unused mobo stand-off tappings. Gotta love Serendipity


I pop rivetted the little flange form the PC7 so it is truly all Lian Li--all removable...all aluminum...I think the whole tray might be a heatsink now


De-licoriced and coiled in a bundle with cable ties.

















The shroud on the Thermochill is rigged with long screws, nutted to the flange and I use thumbscrews to hold the fan in place. This will make it easy to test and change fan after fan...
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Looks good man, can't wait to see more results.
    
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Looks good man, can't wait to see more results.
Well I just got the fans two days ago and the mobo yyesterdayand I just finished loadtesting my client's build so the rig was tied up... I am gonna sack out and take this on tomorrow evening.
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