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What has a better advantage over the other with an AMD X6 thuban?

I know static pressure is what is the big thing here, but, I can't find much info on the static pressure of the Slipstream fans. Right now, I am just going with the stock ones until I can find a better deal.

Any other recommendations on better fans for this?
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If your looking for static pressure Gentle Typhoons are definitley the way to go. I'd consider them, there are a number of different slipstreams which can reach better CFM and maybe even static pressure in some cases. But I know the Typhoons are known for their best sound/performance ratio as well.
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Originally Posted by Ruckol1 View Post
If your looking for static pressure Gentle Typhoons are definitley the way to go. I'd consider them, there are a number of different slipstreams which can reach better CFM and maybe even static pressure in some cases. But I know the Typhoons are known for their best sound/performance ratio as well.
Yup, GTs are great if you can find them in stock anywhere.

That being said, they are expensive fans....and TBH, I was thoroughly underwhelmed by how poorly my H50 even with double-shrouded with AP15s kept my 1055T cold. For the coin and cooling, selling the H70 and getting a RASA kit would do better and cost only marginally more (than the H70 sale and 2xAP15s)-and cool 10C+ better. IME, IMHO.
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post #4 of 5
Slipstream fans are lousy fans, especially for radiators. They are overrated sleeve bearing fans that burn up pretty quickly. The corsair fans will likely be better for static pressure, because the slipstreams have very low static pressure.

If your looking for good rad fans, gentle typhoons are your best bet for noise/performance ratio. If your looking for performance and don't care about noise, go ahead and get a 38mm thick fan like a scythe ultra kaze, panaflo, or san ace.
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post #5 of 5
Second on the Gentle Typhoons.

Push/Pull AP-14's did wonders on my H50 while I had one and were nigh inaudible.

I've heard the Slipstreams have terrible static pressure, not to mention I've heard stories of them dying under pressure (pardon the pun). Especially the high speed models.
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