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Hey,

One of my Scythe 120mm fans has screwed up a bit and started making a vibrating noise so i need to replace it, they're pretty good fans i'm just wondering if there are better, i can get the Scythe for about £7.

Specs are, Scythe Kaze Jyuni 1900RPM, 37dba, 110cfm (@1900rpm)

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post #2 of 10
I like my Scythe Gentle Typhoon ap14
post #3 of 10
GT-15 or whatever rpm you want

noiseblockers? air penetrators

ultra kaze

yate loon l/m/h speed
    
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Air pentrators suck as heatsink fans. 5400 rpms of I CAN'T HEAR ANYTHING!
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Originally Posted by Bobicon View Post
Yeah, if you want hearing damage... I can't believe this guy has the balls to hold a 5000 room fan like that. If he got a finger in those blades... Ouch! I saw a friend get a finger in a 3000 RPM fan and it split his finger open pretty bad and the blade broke right off the fan at the hub. He needed the fan so we broke the opposite blade off and it was more or less balanced.


Edited by Epitope - 2/11/11 at 11:40am
    
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post #7 of 10
There is a group buy on this forum. You could pick up a Gentle Typhoon 2150 rpm for about the cost of your Slip Stream. You'd want a pair of "bare bones" fans, for when your other Slip Stream dies.

Those 1900 rpm SS's are overdriven. You can try lubricating yours. See item 3 in my sig.
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Gentle Typhoons aren't made like their used too...

Just get the GT AP-15 or AP-14.
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post #9 of 10
I have a papst 120X38mm fan that I use for a case fan because of its insane amount of CFM it has to offer, but along with its insane amount of CFM comes noise, and a LOT of static pressure as well. it spins a whopping 3500 RPM's and it would be a good heatsink fan if you can find one on the internet. And not care about its noise output.
EDIT: it also has a dual ball-bearing support on the fan's axial shaft.
Edited by pyro_dude - 2/13/11 at 12:08am
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post #10 of 10
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thanks for the recommendations but i just followed ehume's fan lubrication guide and it's working fine now, actually i oiled them both and they're running much smoother now.

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