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post #21 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sir Overkill;12554747 
Why don't people get these fans instead of the AP-15's? Wouldent they be better?

Thanks, Sir Overkill.

Alot louder perhaps tongue.gif?
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LOL...

I just found a video of the AP-31 (5400RPM)

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9N3jA8YPIs[/ame]

XD
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post #24 of 39
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Originally Posted by Semper Fidelis;12554898 
LOL...

I just found a video of the AP-31 (5400RPM)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9N3jA8YPIs

XD

Excellent fan....if you're deaf, LOL! Imagine just 3-4 of those running full speed in your case......
     
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If you don't have a fan controller your a fool imo, if your into watercooling and have lots of fans.

But anyway what woukld they be like at lower speeds, say idle?

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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post #26 of 39
These would suck to put on a controller though since they draw like 14W of power per fan. Usually with a controller you can daisy chain multiple fans on the same header if it is a 20W controller, but these would overload a 20W controller and be really pushing it on a 30W.
post #27 of 39
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Originally Posted by Semper Fidelis;12554898 
LOL...

I just found a video of the AP-31 (5400RPM)

XD

Here's a video of the AP-15 vs AP-29.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQ0hUMcWBUw[/ame]
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post #28 of 39
What exactly are those two meters set up displaying? The right one appears to be the voltage but what is the left one?
post #29 of 39
That would be amperes, should be 0.083 A for AP-15 according to manufacturer specs.
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post #30 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sir Overkill;12555621 
If you don't have a fan controller your a fool imo, if your into watercooling and have lots of fans.

But anyway what woukld they be like at lower speeds, say idle?

Thanks, Sir Overkill.

I use the AP-30's (4250 rpm at 12v) and they're hardly noticeable when turned down to 2800rpm when I'm just surfing,etc. As the poster above mentioned, the AP-31's use over 1 amp EACH at 12v, so I figured that the slightly slower cousin would be better for me. biggrin.gif

I'm honestly really amazed that kid was brave enough to hold an AP-31 with power on. These things could really hurt you as they are made with a really thick blade, and could probably lop your finger off without skipping a beat due to the high rpm! eek.gif
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