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I'm currently using 2 on my 240rad and using mix of gelid wing12 and ap-14 on my TA120.3 mounted externally but hoping to get a same fan for all. how are blade masters on radiator?
Edited by mekaw - 2/25/11 at 3:07pm
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post #2 of 10
Gentle Typhoons over anything IMO, great airflow/noise ratio, their basically the go-to for radiator fans.
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The Blademaster on my 212+ had trouble pushing air through unless it was on 100%. It's not a bad fan, and it's quiet even at 100%, but I wouldn't want to try it on a radiator. I'd look for something with more static pressure.

Edit: jellis142 makes an excellent suggestion.
 
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Ap's are out of stock where I live. I've looked at all of martin's reviews and some of the highly rated fans arent even available up in canada. Don't really want to go through the hassle of gettings things shipped.
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I was going to get some blademasters for my 240 rad, but then decided to go PWM. I got the Akasa Viper fans, with an Akasa PWM smart splitter. Now all 3 of my Rad fans are PWM controlled by the CPU. Only goes above 50%(silent) when my rig is folding/crunching at 70c. At 100%, they are kinda loud, but quieter than my 1700RPM case fans.

Great fans IMO, just kinda ugly with the yellow.

PWM fans FTW
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blademaster is pwm also btw
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http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...ans-112-a.html

What am I missing? The 2x CM BladeMaster 120s seem to be better than 2x GT-1850's according to this test.
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post #8 of 10
Nothing wrong with the Blademasters other than noise at full speed. They are good fans.
Edited by Riou - 2/26/11 at 12:46am
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Nothing wrong with the Blademasters other than noise at full speed. They are good fans.
No doubt. I love mine. Just don't why people are dogging them.
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Blademasters make very good PWM Rad Fans
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