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Ok the damn gt ap-15s are impossible to find. Do the scythe s-flexs perform close to the gt ap-15s on this heatsink?

What fans preform the closest to the gt ap-15s for this heatsink?
You'll have to look at the study and figure out what you like the most. One thing you could do is to buy one of these cheap and then wait for something you really like to get later.
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Ok the damn gt ap-15s are impossible to find. Do the scythe s-flexs perform close to the gt ap-15s on this heatsink?

What fans preform the closest to the gt ap-15s for this heatsink?
Don't use the S-Flex on the Megahalems without shrouds/spacers. They make a high pitched noise when next to heatsink, especially the pull side fan.
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One quality mobo manufacturer needs to take a mega with fans in push/pull, take 6 ram sticks with heatsinks on them, place them together so there is a reasonable amount of room between them and then use this as "standard layout".

I wanna have push pull but i got about 10mm space left without a fan there!
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Don't use the S-Flex on the Megahalems without shrouds/spacers. They make a high pitched noise when next to heatsink, especially the pull side fan.
Wish someone would've told me that sooner. I was wondering about that high-pitched noise with a push/pull configuration. Should have gone with Gentle Typhoon or Noiseblocker fans. Anyone else with good suggestions for push/pull fans that make less noise and doesn't require the use of a fan controller?
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Wish someone would've told me that sooner. I was wondering about that high-pitched noise with a push/pull configuration. Should have gone with Gentle Typhoon or Noiseblocker fans. Anyone else with good suggestions for push/pull fans that make less noise and doesn't require the use of a fan controller?
Try putting some foam between the two towers.
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Try putting some foam between the two towers.
Got a picture or link to show me what kind of foam to put in between the two towers?
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Got a picture or link to show me what kind of foam to put in between the two towers?
Try a variety of things. I folded some scrap noise dampening foam, but you could use window foam, or a bit of rag - anything that would stop the vertical walls of the gap from being a two-reed wind instrument.
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Guess I'll look for some foam. BTW, in your sig rig the CPU cooling says you have the Noctua NH-D14. I was wondering if the NH-D14 was much better than the Megahalems. If so, what fans do you think work best on it then?
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Guess I'll look for some foam. BTW, in your sig rig the CPU cooling says you have the Noctua NH-D14. I was wondering if the NH-D14 was much better than the Megahalems. If so, what fans do you think work best on it then?
I'll be publishing later. But as usual it's quiet vs cool. But of course with the D14 you get quiet vs cool significantly cooler. I'm using the D14 with a P14 and two AP-14's because I don't need the extra cooling of AP-15's, and they're quieter than stock fans.

Ya really want cool? Try push/pull 38mm fans with a shroud in the middle. OK, the shroud only gets you another 0.5c, but you benefit a lot more with two 38's than you do with the Megatron, where a second 38 gets you only another degree.
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Alright well after looking at this thread for the last few days I finally decided to register to this forum. I have been reading some great reviews on the Megahalems and am about ready to make the purchase. I only have a few questions I would like to ask before I do so however.

Can anyone tell me how long Megahalems is based on a measuring type? I ask because I have a wind master pc case mid tower and I am hoping it will fit the Megahalems. I own a AMD Phenom II X4 965 black edition CPU, a Gigabyte Ultra Durable 3 MA790X-UD3P Motherboard and two 2 gigabyte sticks of patriot memory with the little heatsink fins. The heatsink fins look none removable however I have to slots to the right I can most likely move them over to fit the fan if needed. How long can my memory be before I can no longer get the Megahalems or fan over it?

Other stuff I don’t believe you’ll need to now just in case. I own a 5770 ATI card, a 1 Tara byte western digital HDD, a light scribe DVD R/RW +- drive, and a Rock Star 600 watt PSU. PSU is mounting on the bottom of my case.

What is the best fan with the best preference you recommend? Last but not lest what are your thoughts on the Super Megahalems coming out on the 4th of October 2010 with cooper fins? Does anyone know why they discontented the Shadow Megahalems? I mean where they defective or faulty?
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