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Originally Posted by Noviets View Post

Would you guys recommend the Cougar Vortex 120mm PWM fans over the Corsair SP120's?

Cougars have 2.2 mmh20 static pressure, vs 3.1 on the Corsair's but theres a massive noise difference, 35db (Corsair) vs 17.9db (Cougar)

I think I'f I go with quieter lower static pressure fans, then I can go push+pull instead of just push with the louder fans.

The Push+Pull should perform a little better, and they should also be quieter because of the very low dB rating, right?

This is for an ST30mm radiator mounted at the top of the case. (750D)

Does anyone own the D5 Vario XTOP? I cant seem to find much in the way of dB ratings at certain flow/rpm's

The Cougar Vortex 120 PWM fans are fantastic. The only problem with them is that if you mount them horizontally they can sometimes make a clicking / grinding sound. I haven't experienced it with my 120s but I had to replace my 140s with Noctua fans.
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post #64922 of 106449
nice build
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For everyone saying the AP 15s are out of stock they keep going in and out on frozen. I would setup an email alert and just buy them then. I had one going and within 2 days they would have like 10 in stock. I did this for like a week. Not sure where they are getting them from but I was able to pick up 5 in my addition to 5. Once I get paid I might pick up 5 more thumb.gif.

Of course that is only for the states unless you want to pay outrageous international shipping tongue.gif
post #64924 of 106449
Also what is this magical website that has fans for 12 bucks. I want in!
post #64925 of 106449
They are out of stock now, it was tankguys
post #64926 of 106449
I emailed frozen, they said that might be it for them. Last of the stock.
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post #64927 of 106449

TG has run out of stock a bunch of times since they got "Discontinued". They'll have them again

 

Also, i didn't let the cat out of the bag Derick. I just acknowledged that there was a bag somewhere with a cat in it :D

    
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post #64928 of 106449
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I guess my comment wasnt really fair. The only experience I have with silverstone fans is with stock fans.

Yeah, they are not stock silverstone fans, but they are noise. Only good thing about these is the fact dust never has a chance to stay in the case since they run full tilt around 2000+ rpms. Though, have to say they kept on running 4+ years now at these speeds since I bought them for my first build when I really did not know much between fans, and how noise a fan at those speeds was. At least on my first water cool build(2nd Build) I took more time to research, and grabbed AP-15s for my rad.
     
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post #64929 of 106449
On the front of the 750D, what are the best intake 140mm fans to put there? Are the Noiseblocker PWM 140mm fans great?

I'm putting a 360mm rad on the top and worried about them being starved, the 140mm fans that comes with the case have a bad vibration, plus they seem to have low CFM.

What are the best 140mm fans to get for airflow?
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Originally Posted by coelacanth View Post

The Cougar Vortex 120 PWM fans are fantastic. The only problem with them is that if you mount them horizontally they can sometimes make a clicking / grinding sound. I haven't experienced it with my 120s but I had to replace my 140s with Noctua fans.

Which would you choose, the Cougar's or Noiseblocker eLoops? They will be used on a UT60, in push, horizonal.

Glad you said something about the Cougars because I was having a time choosing between them.
post #64930 of 106449
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On the front of the 750D, what are the best intake 140mm fans to put there? Are the Noiseblocker PWM 140mm fans great?

no point in using pwm fans especially if you arent controlling them with pwm.
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