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post #11 of 14
Scythe Ultra Kaze 3000 RPM: 133.60CFM, 45.90dBA, 8.23mm H²O

They are rather cheap too at only $12.99 and has great static pressure with that extra thickness. Check out the High Speed Fan Club in my sig.
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Originally Posted by thrgk View Post
im not worried about noise as much, up to 45dba for noise is ok, i just want top performance.
Are you sure about that? Have you actually heard a fan running at 45 dBA before? My threshold stops at around 30 dBA or so.

Anyway, just to give you some idea. The fan in this vid is Scythe GentleTyphoon 5400RPM (with PWM). The blue meter on the left is for noise level.. turn up the sound on your speakers/headsets and keep watching. Now imagine 2 of them in your rig, right next to you, strapped to an H70 (which btw will create some resonance).


Trust me, you'll want something quieter... especially if you ever leave your PC on 24/7.
Edited by reaper~ - 1/23/11 at 11:17am
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so the 3000rpm one is much better in static pressure then 1850? Also would i need to get GT's if i ever upgraded to a rsa rs360?
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Chunky_Chimp says the Excaliber is noisy and does not perform well. That Cooler master sickle flow did pretty well in my testing. See item 1 in my sig.
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