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Never mind, I see you did test them. I was using my Slip Stream fans as pull on my H100 with the stock fans as push for about four months without any problems. Maybe you got a couple of bum fans.
Yeah, when I bought them from Newegg sometime last year, I bought four of them in total, and with these two going out on me, that makes my dead tally of 3 Scythe fans. They definitely got the job done and it was done well, however, their lifespan was utter crap thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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that sucks , someone was trying to convince me to go scythe instead of gentle typhoons but as much as I dont mind playing in my case and replacing parts , my wife is going to kill me if I constantly have to buy new fans , its easier to apologize once for buying a bunch of fans than it is doing it every few months.
    
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If you're want something bang for bucks wise It'd be Yate Loons. But yeah... GT's are pretty good quality fans. I've had a medium speed one going for a very long time now. I can't even remember when I bought it.
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that sucks , someone was trying to convince me to go scythe instead of gentle typhoons but as much as I dont mind playing in my case and replacing parts , my wife is going to kill me if I constantly have to buy new fans , its easier to apologize once for buying a bunch of fans than it is doing it every few months.

Gentle Typhoons are made by Scythe. I have used the pair of Scythe Slip Stream fans I have on an H70 in push/pull, and then an H100 paired with the stock fans, and now I've been using them on the H100 as push/exhaust fans and they're still working great. I'll be reinstalling them this weekend because they're so much better than the flashy Casino fans I bought to try. They have turned out to be better fans for my use than I actually thought they were. Still I would rather have some GT 3000 fans, but I can't find them locally. I'd love to get a pair and do the PWM mod on them.
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weird that scythe makes the gt and its so praised online and then they have other lines of products that dont do so well ,youd think that they would make sure everything is up to standard so they dont drop in reputation because of it
    
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Well my h100 arrived today now just have to install it. Also grabbed 2 BitFenix Spectre Pro 120mm Black Tinted Red fans to replace the stock ones.
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Yeah, that would have been better with the stock H100 fans as push. How could all four fans fail at the same time? Are you sure you block fan controller is working? Have you tried testing them using a different power source (like molex from the psu)?

You should really test your fans. The odds are pretty high against all four failing at the same time.
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Nah you were right, just the slipstreams are dead... And the only reason I am using them is because they were lying around... Ordered 4 SP120s off amazon with prime.

Edit: Never mind, I see you did test them. I was using my Slip Stream fans as pull on my H100 with the stock fans as push for about four months without any problems. Maybe you got a couple of bum fans.

Was wondering when you'd catch up on the details (previous posts) LoL wink.gif ... also curious why you don't feel this fan failure "May?" be due to a "mismatch" and a less than optimal push fan location?
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Well my h100 arrived today now just have to install it. Also grabbed 2 BitFenix Spectre Pro 120mm Black Tinted Red fans to replace the stock ones.
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The new Corsair high pressure fans are OK, but I think they won't perform as well as the stock H100 fans based on their specs. The H100 fans have a static pressure of 7.7 mmH2O. I think the new Corsair fans are (Quiet edition 1.29 mm/H20 and "Performance" edition 3.1mm/H2O). Personally, I think those are not great specs. In fact, the 1.29mm/H2O is worse than the fans I'm removing from my H100 this weekend because they just suck (they are 2.1mm/H2O). I don't see how they can call 3.1 mmH2O "performance" since they wouldn't perform as well as the stock fans..

How Betfinix can claim these are "High Static Pressure" fans is beyond me rolleyes.gif ... 1.24 mmH2O (see specs HERE) I don't know all the details why you'd replace the far superior stock H100 fans except for asthetics or possibly noise concerns, but if your H100 doesn't perform as expected you'll know why wink.gif
 
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nothing under 2.5 is high static imo , there are enough high static pressure fans out there that put this one to shame im surprised theyre not getting laughed at
    
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Was wondering when you'd catch up on the details (previous posts) LoL wink.gif ... also curious why you don't feel this fan failure "May?" be due to a "mismatch" and a less than optimal push fan location?
Here comes "Bubba"? (maybe he's on vacation?) .... LoL

Bubba left OCN.
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Was wondering when you'd catch up on the details (previous posts) LoL wink.gif ... also curious why you don't feel this fan failure "May?" be due to a "mismatch" and a less than optimal push fan location?
Here comes "Bubba"? (maybe he's on vacation?) .... LoL
TBH, I don't know that much about fans and rads and such, It could have been due to "mismatch," however, I had four of these originally and one died just as a case fan within two-three months of intake. thinking.gif
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