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Silverstone 120mm Air Penetrator Fan AP121

post #1 of 48
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Just replaced an Antec Big Boy 200mm with 2 of these as side intakes and I'm very glad I did. These fans are awesome!

Yesterday @ 22:18. Room temp ~21c
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Today @ 19:33. Same room temp
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Silverstone 120mm Air Penetrator Fan AP121 Thinking about changing all my fans to these.
Edited by tw33k - 1/25/11 at 2:26pm
post #2 of 48
And imagine you can do better biggrin.gif
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post #3 of 48
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On air?? Maybe. I have 3x UK 3000s in my case and 2x TY-140s on the heatsink. I'm wondering if I replace all these with more Silverstones would I get even lower temps. I'm very tempted to try it
post #4 of 48
Well you can get some HP San aces, Deltas

Those have more CFM and SP then almost any other brands.

You just need a hefty fan controller
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post #5 of 48
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My controller is 30w per channel. I think it'd cope
post #6 of 48
30W is 2.5Amps

~ a 200cfm fan

so your good!

now you need the fans!
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post #7 of 48
They're fine as case fans, wouldn't use them on a rad or heatsink. I like that Silverstone included a "fan controller" with these.
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post #8 of 48
GPU usage varies by 3% so that could be why the temp has changed....
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I really like the look and idea of these fans, I've been watching them for a while now but didn't buy because of the mixed reviews. Good that they're working out for you, cheers!
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post #10 of 48
They are brilliant case fans, I agree with not using them on heatsinks, the whole point of the design is to make a focussed column of air. You'd just make that pointless by putting a blockage right in front of it. Buy some GTs for the heatsink, and you'll be fine.
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