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post #11 of 27
Get some Gentle typhoon AP-15 (I've got 4 of them as intake in my case), but if you've got trouble getting some, join up for the 2150 rpm versions. (see sig)

Good luck.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by windfire View Post
In recent years, one trend for fans is to favour silence over airflow. Another trend is to be more colourful (with leds or uv).
So, choices for good black fans are getting smaller.

I suggest Scythe Slip Stream:
http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/ac...sl_detail.html
The fixed speed 1600rpm with 88CFM @33dbA (SY1225SL12H) might suit your needs.

They also come in with PWM, adjustable PWM and PWM+VR versions.
http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/acc_top.html
These look perfect to me... Reasonable sound and lots of CFM. Why are they not good for intake? The post below says they're just good for exhaust.
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post #13 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
These look perfect to me... Reasonable sound and lots of CFM. Why are they not good for intake? The post below says they're just good for exhaust.
They have some very low statis pressure which means while they can move a fair bit of air it does haven't the power to get through more restrictive parts in your case.
post #14 of 27
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Yeah I figured that.


Well, I need more static pressure than a turbine... So what you got? lol
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post #17 of 27
Another vote for Gentle typhoons , I´m running 2 for intake and 1 on the HS, very quiet and move a lot of air. I´d suggest a fan controller with them.
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I got a GT AP-29 (3k rpm) version earlier today. Surprisingly it's quieter than I expected. It's about as loud as my Silverstone FM-121 at 1700rpm. I expected it to be about as loud as my FM-121 at say 2300rpm but glad that it isn't, I probably should have gotten the 4250rpm (AP-30) one then heh.

Won't match the FM-121 in CFM's, but in static pressure, it dominates it.
Edited by yoshi245 - 2/11/11 at 5:54pm
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post #19 of 27
Had these scythe G fluid bearing fans running strong for 2yrs now>
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185065

installed on cpu and case work fine, I'd buy again (but they just keep goin!!)
great cooling for me.
post #20 of 27
Aah the good old s-flexes they aren't bad but i do think the gentle typhoons beat them easily, their specs are similar but the Gts are quieter.
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