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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.

http://www.enermaxusa.com/catalog/im...ster_6_big.jpg
Yeah, I don't know, maybe in free air applications where there is little to no restriction. I'll put some tape on the interior and see what happens.
    
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FYI, the Excalibur video uploaded. Still processing for HD, but should be ready to view in a little bit. Keep in mind my Zoom H1 is set at 100% manual gain so it's extra sensitive to noise.
    
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I am about to spend quite a bit of money on the scythe kaze Maru 2 140mm slipstream fans, the 1700rpm ones. Will you have a review for it? If not, I'm willing to purchase 1 and sponsor it if you will allow it!
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Your contributions are greatly appreciated. I now follow your posts on two forums lol
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I am about to spend quite a bit of money on the scythe kaze Maru 2 140mm slipstream fans, the 1700rpm ones. Will you have a review for it? If not, I'm willing to purchase 1 and sponsor it if you will allow it!
It's not on my sponsor list yet, but sure there is plenty of time. I have a few other sponsors looking to contribute as well. I have a feeling this is going to take me a while.

I'm not even really interested in changing out my old yates, but it seems like there is plenty of need for rad based fan testing, so I'll keep plugging away for a while.

AquaTuning offered up 10 fans of my choosing from their site too, so I could probably grab one of those in my selection. I'd kind of like to see how the 120mm Maru 2 does as well.
    
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I'd kind of like to see how the 120mm Maru 2 does as well.

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Well jsut let me know if you want some mate! I would like to see the 120mm Maru 2 as well. Being used for Radiators I would like to see how well they perform becase it says the 140mm Slipstream is "Designed for 120 mm Screw-Hole Compatible" Should be an interesting comparison, whether to use the 140mm which fit in a 120, or get a 140mm to 120mm fan base and attach the 120mm maru 2.

Goodluck mate!
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First off Martinm210 thanks for everything you have been doing and you by far have the best fan reviews I have found. I have a question. Does surface area of the rad covered by the fan blades matter? Some fans have larger motors and push a lot of air, but can that be off set by a fan that moves less air but has a smaller motor? Not all of us have room to use a shroud and I would like to know how I can take this in to effect, because I just got in to water cooling and need better fans.
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New rules do not allow 3rd Party Sponsored Testing or Reviews.
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