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Prolimatech Blue Vortex 14 (does the 14 mean we'll be seeing a 12?)

Specs:

Bearing Type Sleeve bearing
Rated Voltage 12 VDC
Operating Voltage Range 7~13.8 VDC
Rated Current 0.2 Max.Amp
Rated Power 2.4 Max.Watt
Rated Speed 1000±100RPM
Airflow 87 Max.CFM
Noise Level 18.1 dBA

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A surprisingly good fan.
Edited by ehume - 3/19/11 at 7:32pm
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What cooler is that you are using?
Edited by AMD2600 - 2/26/11 at 7:45pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AMD2600;12538346 
What cooler is that you are using?
Looks like Noctua D14.
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Noctua NH-D14. The raised up corner comes courtesy of the GA-P55A-UD3P motherboard.
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I've got two of these on my new VenX I set up on Friday. Very good fans - and exceedingly quiet. Only 0.2 amp, so no problem using a y-split cable and running both off one header.
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I posted this in another thread, but I thought you might find it interesting. Shots of fans in action, as it were.

(sorry for the image blur, it's very dark in the room at this time of day so I needed to open up the shutter speed a great deal)

I've taken three shots: Open/Off, Open/On and Closed/On. As you can see the exhaust fan is slightly more raised than the intake, due to motherboard heatsinks.

Sexy fans. I like them. smile.gif
post #7 of 26
ehume, how is this compared to ty-140 ?

btw, I thought you're giving up on buying 3 wires fan ? biggrin.gif
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87 CFM at 1000 rpm...???
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mav2000;12551366 
87 CFM at 1000 rpm...???

No replacement for displacement.... smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Daveros;12551146 
I posted this in another thread, but I thought you might find it interesting. Shots of fans in action, as it were.

(sorry for the image blur, it's very dark in the room at this time of day so I needed to open up the shutter speed a great deal)

I've taken three shots: Open/Off, Open/On and Closed/On. As you can see the exhaust fan is slightly more raised than the intake, due to motherboard heatsinks.

Sexy fans. I like them. smile.gif

Lovely shots, even with the blur. I have to use a tripod with my basement shots. Even then I use a timer to allow the camera to stop vibrating after I push the shutter button.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bing;12551308 
ehume, how is this compared to ty-140 ?

btw, I thought you're giving up on buying 3 wires fan ? biggrin.gif

It cools 1c less (core1 cpu 1c warmer) with 1dBA less noise.

I wanted this to test against other 140mm fans. I only bought one. It's purty though.cool.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by mav2000;12551366 
87 CFM at 1000 rpm...???

I never bother with stats. Except with industrial fans I assume they're all lies. That's why I test for performance.
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