From what I've read here on these fans (not a whole lot), they are VERY good rad fans. But if they are as good or better (per the few that own them) than the legendary "sold-out-everywhere" GT's, for $5-$7 more, why aren't these talked about more here? I'd rather spend the extra $5 now, then have to wonder when the GT's will come back in stock.
From what I'm gathering, they run true to their spec's of 2.8xxx static pressure, @ 27db (about 5db quieter than the GT AP-15 - from Martins' fan thread) and push about ~20 more CFM - though from what I understand about rad fans, it's mostly about the static pressure, not CFM.
Just seeking a little help to make sure I don't go out and waste $45 on two fans. I respect the other ultra-mega high SP fans, but I value noise over a couple degree C difference. And since I don't have a huge or thick rad, I think I will be fine with a 25mm thick fan. (FYI I do plan on eventually getting the Rasa kit or similar build, so would these (NB) or similar in-stock fans do well on the Rasa/similar [low-rpm rad]?)
FWIW, I own a Coolit ECO (similar/a few degrees better than H50) - paid $62 from Newegg. Had I known about the Rasa kit from Frozencpu, I would have ordered that, but I didn't.
Thanks for your time..
EDIT: In the YT videos, the device next to the volt meter measures dB?
Edited by jdmfish - 10/22/10 at 11:37pm