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GT-15 vs Noiseblocker M12-S3HS for H70?

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Using one stock corsair fan on my H70 right now in push. And it's not doing too well for me. I haven't overclocked because of this and would like to upgrade my GPU soon. No point upgrading though if I get limited by CPU speed.

So what's better in push pull for a H70?

I know everyone loves the GT-15's but has anyone done a side by side comparison?

Thanks.
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There are a few factors here;

First let me ask why do you have on fan in push on the H70? It was my understanding that the H70 at least came with two stock Corsair fans for a push/pull configuration.

Second, is noise a factor for you? If not you have plenty of options, if your looking for the best noise/performance ratio the GT's as you mentioned would likely be your best best, or some low-rpm 120x38mm's.
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One of the corsair fans was broken on the casing of it, created a bit of a loud spooling sound. Not something I want. I'd like a quiet PC but right now it seems pretty loud. I have some cheap LED fans for exhaust at the top of my 800d and might replace them too.
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post #4 of 5
The noiseblockers are nice as well.
They have a bit lower performance over the AP15, but if you are into sound, go for it.
You can also get the AP14 in push/pull and it should be well and quiet.
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if anything, add a shroud, that will actually reduce noise a bit and take out that deadspot also
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