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post #1 of 12
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While I was browsing SVC today, I found some fans that look rather interesting to me:

http://www.svc.com/tfd-12025h12zp.html

Does anyone here have any experience with them? I am tempted to pick up a pair...
    
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That's a sleeve bearing fan. Interestingly enough it claims to have a higher static pressure than even the 2150rpm GT, but less CFM to dBA.
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post #3 of 12
Like farkle0079 said, those claims seem a bit to good to be true. Personally' I'd go for something that has got a better/known reputation. But on the otherside, if you wanna take the bet, please don't let me stop you. biggrin.gif

Cheers, J.
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Reminds me of a sickleflow, which is starting to show up on a lot of newer tower heaksinks with different brandings. I think there's something to the blade design and manufacturies seem to agree but I don't think the sound is as good, which may simply be from the smaller hub/longer blades making more airflow and turbulence. In ehume's review the sickle seemed to perfectly match the AP15 for noise to performance ratio. Having both I can tell you though the AP15 just sounds better. What I'd really like to see is a sickleflow blade design done more seriously, ball bearings and whatnot.
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post #5 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by derfer;12095745 
What I'd really like to see is a sickleflow blade design done more seriously, ball bearings and whatnot.

That is exactly what "NIDEC" did with the GT's, and they have dual ball bearing.

Also there is a Sickle Flow with ball bearings.
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I'll tell y'all in a bit. I just ordered a batch of fans from SVC for my upcoming test runs. I got that Evercool Titan and a pair of those ball bearing sickle flows. SVC said they shipped yesterday, but they're in California and I'm in New Jersey, and there's a snowstorm on the way.

I won't be doing formal testing for a bit, but I'll post some subjective impressions.
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post #7 of 12
PM me once done, if you could. That would be awesome.

Those fans look beast and hopefully they perform well.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ehume;12104743 
I won't be doing formal testing for a bit, but I'll post some subjective impressions.

Looking forward to your reviews. biggrin.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ehume;12104743 
I'll tell y'all in a bit. I just ordered a batch of fans from SVC for my upcoming test runs. I got that Evercool Titan and a pair of those ball bearing sickle flows. SVC said they shipped yesterday, but they're in California and I'm in New Jersey, and there's a snowstorm on the way.

I won't be doing formal testing for a bit, but I'll post some subjective impressions.



So, which fans did you order and were you able to crack open the Evercool "Titan" fan?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jdmfish;12193714 
So, which fans did you order and were you able to crack open the Evercool "Titan" fan?

I'm glad I ordered just one. It's loud and weak for a 2000 rpm fan. OTOH, I got a pair of these. They both run up to 2500 rpm. Louder than the Titan, of course, but seem pretty good for their cost. I also found this.

Overall, for the price I would not jump at the Titans. I'll be posting a formal review in the next few months. Then we'll see.
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