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Awesome, can't wait for the Gentle Tyhpoon and Gelid Silent 12 results!

Those low speed yates are what I currently use, so it's nice to see that they perform well.
Thanks for sponsoring!, I got your GELID in the mail today. I should get it tested soon, although I'd like wait on the GT until I get my second sample, Then I'll test them both back to back to see if there is any noteworthy sample varience. I also may have some lowere speed GTs coming, so I'm curious to see how they line up..or not.
    
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You should definitely test the aerocool shark 140mm. I bought two of them practically out of curiosity and I'm pretty impressed with them. They start on the minimum power my Scythe Kaze Master fan controller can provide and spin all the way up to 1500 rpm. They are virtually silent at anything under 1000 rpm. I'm very impressed with them and would like to see how they stack up to other fans.
    
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What if you used a 120mm to 140mm adapter so that the 120mm and 140mm fans can be compared on the same radiator? It's certainly cheaper and more simple than getting a whole new radiator.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...r_-_Black.html
    
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nice i would like to know if my $200 bux in excalibers was worth it hahah. they have such an insane static pressure.
    
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What if you used a 120mm to 140mm adapter so that the 120mm and 140mm fans can be compared on the same radiator? It's certainly cheaper and more simple than getting a whole new radiator.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...r_-_Black.html
Vapor might be sending me one, but I'm not sure just yet. That is an idea although it's a bit apples to oranges since the mounting and proximity to the fins is different. I may do that in the beginning though, still deciding on the 140mm format.

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nice i would like to know if my $200 bux in excalibers was worth it hahah. they have such an insane static pressure.
Sorry, that one isn't doing well, will post results in a bit. It looks awesome and seems really well built. It also produces pretty good flow at 12V, but the noise is really high..

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You should definitely test the aerocool shark 140mm. I bought two of them practically out of curiosity and I'm pretty impressed with them. They start on the minimum power my Scythe Kaze Master fan controller can provide and spin all the way up to 1500 rpm. They are virtually silent at anything under 1000 rpm. I'm very impressed with them and would like to see how they stack up to other fans.
That one's on the possible sponsor list..
    
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Looks good, subscribed.
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Edited by Martinm210 - 12/8/12 at 6:58pm
    
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noise doesnt bother me, i want sheer performance. fan controller is there when its not in use
    
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noise doesnt bother me, i want sheer performance. fan controller is there when its not in use
That it definitely does have, out paced both the yate and Zalman in total CFM at 12V.

I'd be curious to see what would happen if you lined the metal ring with some electrical tape or other thin/strip like plastic. As an experiment, I put my hands on the sides of the frame and saw at least some indication that CFM throughput was increased.

I may try that as a supplemental test
    
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That it definitely does have, out paced both the yate and Zalman in total CFM at 12V.

I'd be curious to see what would happen if you lined the metal ring with some electrical tape or other thin/strip like plastic. As an experiment, I put my hands on the sides of the frame and saw at least some indication that CFM throughput was increased.

I may try that as a supplemental test
Enermax has cuts on the sides of some of their fans and they advertise them as intakes. However I would think the slits on the sides would reduce static pressure and actually let air out when the fan is under load. I don't understand why fan manufacturers use them. There must be some logic behind it.

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