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I want to change the H70 stock fans to get better performance, what i got now go about 1700rpm. Whatshould i upgrade to? 3500rpm fans? or does more matter then rpms? what should i get??
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post #2 of 19
I would get some 1850 RPM Gentle Typhoons. It won't be a huge upgrade performance wise, but then again the H70 isn't limited by it's radiator too much anyways. The Gentle Typhoon 1850 RPM fans will be significantly quieter than the fans you currently have.

If you really don't care about noise get some 3000 RPM GentleTyphoons from FrozenCPU.
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post #3 of 19
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any ones on newegg? i saw they had 3500 rpm ones, but will their pressure not be as good as gentle typhons?
what am i looking for high rpm? cfm?
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post #4 of 19
Here are the ones I have

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835119104

Going to try them out, all but 80 CFM where as the stocks are around 60 CFM

RPM's can be deceiving due to fin design. Always look to the CFM for comparisons

I am using these because I already have them and the aluminum bodies will work well with the sinks on the P8P67 WS Revolution
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post #5 of 19
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ok so high rpm and high cfm, whichever have the highest of them both is best?
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post #6 of 19
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I want to change the H70 stock fans to get better performance, what i got now go about 1700rpm. Whatshould i upgrade to? 3500rpm fans? or does more matter then rpms? what should i get??
get some coolermaster Sickle flow fans.
they are better than Typhoons and cheaper.
    
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post #7 of 19
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get some coolermaster Sickle flow fans.
they are better than Typhoons and cheaper.
Not really. They're actually much worse than a GentleTyphoon, check Martin's fan testing thread for proof.

Their manufacturer rated specifications are a total lie, not accurate at all.
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Yeah, I just ordered some CM Sickleflow's but didn't know anyone else was using them. They have a really good cfm/noise ratio. They are also cheaper.
Edited by flaviz - 1/20/11 at 12:26pm
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post #9 of 19
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so, is having high rpm and cfm the best way to go?
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post #10 of 19
There are 5400 rpm gentle typhoons now. I doubt they are going to help the H70, but you could feel like you were really in a plane when playing Hawx2
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