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Or these Blade Masters. I actually have 2 of these at the moment but should I replace them with the Yate Loons for better performance and noise level? I'm more in it for performance but less noise would be nice.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103069&cm_re=blade_master-_-35-103-069-_-Product

Stick with the BladeMasters. You'll get much better performance overall than the Yate Loons; and the Loons will be noiser. If noise is an issue, get a fan controller or dial them down manually in BIOS. If you really want to decrease noise, spend a few more bucks for the Akasa Vipers. They're very similar to the BladeMasters, but with a somewhat lower noise profile.
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I'm debating between these 2 fans:

I hear Yate Loons are good (I also like them because they are red and match my lights).
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10269/fan-669/Yate_Loon_Clear_120mm_x_25mm_Red_LED_Fan_-_Medium_Speed_D12SM-12.html

Or these Blade Masters. I actually have 2 of these at the moment but should I replace them with the Yate Loons for better performance and noise level? I'm more in it for performance but less noise would be nice.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103069&cm_re=blade_master-_-35-103-069-_-Product


You want to get them from Performance-PCs.com if you want them. I took the liberty of direct linking to the Medium Speeds. Still adjustable with a controller but you'll save over Frozens because what you see is what you get and no way to drop the price down. $4 each is nothing to sneeze at when you stop to consider shipping costs will make those Frozen models pretty spendy. wink.gif
D12SL-124R.jpg

I love my Yates. Would only run something else if they were given to me and only if they were better than my Yates. cool.gif

And NO Yates are NOT noisier. Only if you run them at full speed side by side with the Yate Loon High Speeds are Yates "noisier" . There are three speed variations to the Yates. The BMs' only one. But yeah the Yates are noisier.rolleyes.gif

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Hmm 2 different opinions! Performance or Noise and style?! How to choose frown.gif

Also, what is lapping and should I do it to my H50?
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Hmm 2 different opinions! Performance or Noise and style?! How to choose frown.gif

Also, what is lapping and should I do it to my H50?

The ones I linked you to will be perfectly enjoyable on the style and "noise" points. They are the mid range Yates and are quieter than the High Speeds. wink.gif

Lapping is flattening and yes you should do it. Just remember to save the stock paste on a piece of Wax Paper and stored in a ZipLoc baggie til you need it. Pinch off only as much as you need because it's pasted on pretty thickly by the manufacturer. You'll need 3 grits of paper. I used 1600, 1800 and 2000 grit from the local Napa Automotive Paint distribution center. cool.gif

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Lapping = smoothing and flattening surfaces, usually with grit paper on a glass surface.

Search YouTube for "lapping cpu" and u should get some demo clips.
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@Ceadderman - I just watched your youtube video and I have the same exact case and obviously an H50, I also noticed you have all the fan slots taken up. Could you explain the direction of the airflow in your case and is your H50 intake or exhaust?
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@Ceadderman - I just watched your youtube video and I have the same exact case and obviously an H50, I also noticed you have all the fan slots taken up. Could you explain the direction of the airflow in your case and is your H50 intake or exhaust?

Yeah my H50 is setup in Exhaust. Floor fan is intake. Rear fan is Exhaust, Ceiling 200 is Exhaust and the other two 200s' are Intake.

I just edited one of my photbucket pics to give you a better idea. cool.gif

Hope you caught the one with Music. The other one that is the same has the fans being too loud but that's cause my Webcam Mic is set to the highest point and I didn't lessen the setting before filming it. It really becomes apparent when the flow blows directly into the mic.tongue.gif

Nvm that one is not too bad you hear the 5770 more than anthing else. That sucker can definitely clear a room when it's over 60%. biggrin.gif

~Ceadder:drink:
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Ok ya that pic helps. I tried having my H50 as exhaust up there but I got way higher temps than having it as intake, makes me sad. But I do like how all of your fans are red...is your side fan also red?
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Ok ya that pic helps. I tried having my H50 as exhaust up there but I got way higher temps than having it as intake, makes me sad. But I do like how all of your fans are red...is your side fan also red?

Yup and it's still not bright enough to suit me. biggrin.gif

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I just ordered 4 yate loon red leds...hmm still debating how I should place my H50..might keep it as intake.
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