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post #11 of 23
sr1 does just as fine up to 1500RPM as well. It is generally better since there is a built in shroud on it and is all copper and very thin compaired to the RX witch makes it a MUCH better buy hands down.
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post #12 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunkylad View Post
@bobfig, you know how loud the gentle typhoons are maxed? Thinking if I get those at about 1500, XSPC is better. If they are quiet enough maxed I may go for the Black Ice.
idk i just hear they get recommended a lot and they look like my cooler master R4's, so i would guess there about the same but maybe a little quieter.


EDIT: YouTube- Case Fan 120mm 1200RPM Comparison
foreword to ~2 min
Edited by bobfig - 6/8/10 at 9:38pm
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get a fan controller for the typhoons to be o nthe safe side
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Thanks for the chart , helps a lot. Soooo it looks like the XSPC and SR1 are approximately even. Might go with the XSPC to save some money, and it seems to be the lower of the 2 at about 1500.

@ Nick, No doubt now. Want to keep the at about 1500 is my goal. Now where to put it............. Got an SSD and an HDD, Maybe one of the disc drive slots... easier to access to.... Thinking aloud my bad lol.
Edited by Chunkylad - 6/8/10 at 9:41pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by R00ST3R View Post
^It's out^

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/94...?tl=g30c95s161

I'm using the SR1, it's a nice rad and you'll enjoy it if you choose to get it .
expensive there; it can be had for $105 @ sidewinder and danger den.

to the op: my opinion is get the cheapest, thickest radiator in whatever size blows your skirt up and stick the most powerful fan you can tolerate on it.
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You could use a controller like this Scythe unit, it fits in to a 3.5 slot
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Awesome, that saved me some research, thanks slickwilly!
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That one only controls two fans, I bought one on ebay that controls up to four
but it has no speed monitoring
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if your on a budget just get the swiftech triple rad
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