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I have a NHU12P heatsink not sure which is the better fan to mount on it. A Noctua P12 fan or a coolermaster 2000rpm LED long life fan. I have both fans already. Both on the heatsink have the same amount of noise. The coolermaster pushes more air but the p12 has more static pressure. I heard that the noctua heatsink isn't optimized for high cfm fans as the heatsink isnt that dense. Anyone have any ideas which is the better fan to mount?

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so if you have both fans why not try putting one on, checking your temps, and then putting the other one on and checking temps... which ever one has the lower temps thats the one you use...
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go with p12, I think you will not run CM on 2000RPM (little helicopter) so you will lose CFM and for heatsink is better to have higher pressure.

and as appleg33k85 told you, it would be best to try it and you will see what temps you can get from both fans
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i run the CM on 2k rpm...doesnt sound as loud on the heatsink as on the back of my case.
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dzeeez fan on 2000RPM...turn it off, put noctua ULNA reduction on fan on heatsink and listen to the silent..

really I can hear my noctuas on 600-700RPM

I had TT frion and antyhing above 1200RPM was like small helicopter
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so if you have both fans why not try putting one on, checking your temps, and then putting the other one on and checking temps... which ever one has the lower temps thats the one you use...

I concur. You gotta test each fan and see the results.

You could strap them both on for a push pull config. Priority would be to make sure that the 1st fan is giving a better temp from testing each fan.
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