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It was amazing...we did Miami, Grand Cayman, Cozumel Mexico, Belize, and Roatan Honduras.

Was a REAL nice change in climate, pretty much stayed between 74-78F at all times day or night. Miami may have cooled down to 65F at night at the very coldest (was below freezing highs at home). The water was soo blue and warm especially down south, it was hard to believe it was natural. That and being waited on 24/7 without a worry in the world (or screaming/fighting kids) was a nice little addition..

We're hooked, already thinking about the next cruise..

A couple of snaps below...
No wayyy I just went on that cruise in like September! hahaha my parents gambled a lot so we got free drinks from that Shogun Casino or whatever haha. Did you go snorkeling or scuba diving? Oh and dude we're hooked on cruises too.. it's just so nice having everything there and not having to worry about cooking or where to go and stuff. We've been on a cruise every vacation for the past 4 years haha. And back on topic, would you guys recommend the R4's over the antec tricools that come with the 1200?
    
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Yeah, cruises arwe better than I thought..can't wait to go again.

Yeah, the R4s did better than the tricools especially at higher speeds.
    
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FWIW,
I think it's critical that you match the review test scenario to you intended application.
Well personally I think it's best that if you can, you test against a structure that's going to disturb airflow because then people will know what the worst case scenario is.
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And back on topic, would you guys recommend the R4's over the antec tricools that come with the 1200?
Tri-Cools are ball bearing to memory. Keep them on Medium Speed and I would recommend them over the R4's any day.

On full blast they're both pretty annoying though.
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How would something like the D12BH-12 compares to fans such as the Gentle Typhoons or the sleeve bearing equivalents?

Could send you one to review if you wanted?
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How would something like the D12BH-12 compares to fans such as the Gentle Typhoons or the sleeve bearing equivalents?

Could send you one to review if you wanted?
It's the ball bearing version of the D12SH-12, for the most part the sound signature is just a bit louder.

Per RPM value; Airflow & Static pressure the same.

The difference is you get a more durable fan. The difference in sound pressure isn't going to be really noticable.

I've compared the 140mm's against one another before. And the high speeds were more or less the same.
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It's the ball bearing version of the D12SH-12, for the most part the sound signature is just a bit louder.

Per RPM value; Airflow & Static pressure the same.

The difference is you get a more durable fan. The difference in sound pressure isn't going to be really noticable.

I've compared the 140mm's against one another before. And the high speeds were more or less the same.
Oh ok, thanks a lot Tator.
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Oh ok, thanks a lot Tator.
Model Number: D12BH-12
Dimensions: 120x120x25
Voltage: 12
RPM: 2300
Airflow (CFM): 89.0
Sound Pressure: 41

They're 1dB(A) louder than the Sleeve bearing version. They also apparently produce 1 CFM more (not sure how that works out.)

Still neither is a great difference.
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
It's the ball bearing version of the D12SH-12, for the most part the sound signature is just a bit louder.

Per RPM value; Airflow & Static pressure the same.

The difference is you get a more durable fan. The difference in sound pressure isn't going to be really noticable.

I've compared the 140mm's against one another before. And the high speeds were more or less the same.
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Model Number: D12BH-12
Dimensions: 120x120x25
Voltage: 12
RPM: 2300
Airflow (CFM): 89.0
Sound Pressure: 41

They're 1dB(A) louder than the Sleeve bearing version. They also apparently produce 1 CFM more (not sure how that works out.)

Still neither is a great difference.
I wonder how a Nidec Servo 2150RPM compares to this D12BH-12 you speak of.
Sounds like it'd be a close one....
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I wonder how a Nidec Servo 2150RPM compares to this D12BH-12 you speak of.
Sounds like it'd be a close one....
Well they are:
69CFM
30dB(A) (though a much better sound signature than any other dual ball bearing fan.)
They also have less static pressure. Though not by much.

GT 2150's are better fans than D12SH-12's or D12BH-12's though.
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