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post #1 of 26
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Hi!


I'm just wondering something...

Which is better for my H50?


The Sharkoon System-Fan P 120 or the Silverstone AP121 Air Penetrator 120?


I read that the Silverstone would be great for rads even though the CFM is only around 30, and the Sharkoons are about 140 CFM...



I don't know... Any suggestions?



Thanks!
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post #2 of 26
for a rad look at the static pressure not the cfm.
best bang for buck fans are high speed yate loons. Got one on my true and Its the loudest fan but my comp is def not loud at all.

here is a good guide thats a tad outdated but still the information is there and good.

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...ing-setup.html

silverstone fans are good but I would see if you can find the gentle typhoon ap-15
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post #3 of 26
I just bought a couple of Ultra Kaze 2000rpm 120x120x38 fans... I did a lot of research on them and quite frankly those were the best I could find. Harder to get now because they're discontinued but man what a prize for 8 bucks a piece! I'm running H70 but I'm sure the benefits of that deeper fan would be equally useful to you.
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post #4 of 26
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I'm limited by price

Here in Denmark, the selection of fans is quite small...

That's why I asked this question


The only Yate Loons I can get here are not effective enough

The Yate Loon I can get:

Yate Loon - D12SL-12

I could also use this:

Scythe Ultra Kaze 3000


Noise isn't an issue, as I will buy a fan controller.


So it lies with these fans:


Sharkoon System-Fan P 120 mm
Yate Loon D12SL-12 120 mm - cheapest
Silverstone Air Penetrator 120 mm - most expensive
Scythe Ultra Kaze 3000 120mm


What say you?
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post #5 of 26
Yeah, don't grab the 3000 and dummy it down... apparently it sounds horrible and is REMARKABLY ineffective. Testers thought they'd get the same performance out of a 3000 when it was dummied down to a 2000 +- and it wasn't even close. I'm not sure if the fan blades are angled differently or what- but I don't advise it... unless you're going to purchase an ACTUAL 2k...

I don't have enough experience with the other ones you mentioned but if 3k is your only option and your plan is to throttle it down- I'd remove it from your list.
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post #6 of 26
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3K removed then

Thanks for the advice
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post #7 of 26
Can you link me to where your looking to buy? I think we can find better choices for you
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post #8 of 26
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It's in Danish?

I mean, I can only buy here, from Germany or from the UK. Anything overseas means toll fees, and that's REALLY expensive...

www.coolerkit.dk is the best site, but again, it's in Danish
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post #9 of 26
well I dont know your currency but I can navigate based on pictures. Definetly get this fan.

noctua nf-p12. Its simply great for heatsinks/rads and is sup super quiet
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post #10 of 26
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That would be around 30 bucks for one fan, and I need two... A bit expensive... But yeah, I also heard, they should be really great for heatsinks... Only problem is the price. Going to max out my fans in my case (CM 690 II Advanced), get some cables and a fan controller, so it's gonna cost me. Anywhere I could save a buck or two would help

But you're getting +rep
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