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Originally Posted by hawkeeyee;12635153 
i meant noctuas p14 smile.gif

i have d14 as well and was thinking if it would be big difference between p12 and p14 combo vs p14 and p14 (push/middle)

right now i have both fans@800RPM in raven 2 evolution, x6@3965 and so far getting 51C max which is brilliant. I think I will get max 55-56C in summer (with 29-30C temp in room). so i was thinking if I can get lower temps with 2xp14 combo

It's a great idea, but I won't be able to test it properly. Might be able to do a kludge, though. I'll keep it in mind.
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post #22 of 81
great work ehume. +1
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Awesome write up, especially useful as I'm finally getting that D14 soon smile.gif
post #24 of 81
I find the stock fan performance interesting. Most reviews of noctua fans I've seen weren't particularly impressive. Which came first the fans or the cooler? Perhaps one was optimized for the other.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by derfer;12635669 
I find the stock fan performance interesting. Most reviews of noctua fans I've seen weren't particularly impressive. Which came first the fans or the cooler? Perhaps one was optimized for the other.
The fans.

Noctua's Coolers are supposed to be optimized for their fans. Though the D14 (and it's fans) are not particularly amazing. It's because they are optimized for the "low speed" fans.
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post #26 of 81
Ugh... if I had known you were gonna do all this crazy testing I would've just bought a D14. Awesome, though!
post #27 of 81
dont you have?
be quiet! SilentWings USC, 140mm

I dont know if I should leave p12 and p14 combo or 2x be quiet or 2x Thermalright TY140

can you try (if you have 2x TY 140) 2xTY@ 800RPM, 1000RPM?
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post #28 of 81
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hawkeeyee;12647124 
dont you have?
be quiet! SilentWings USC, 140mm

No.
Quote:
Originally Posted by hawkeeyee;12647124 
I dont know if I should leave p12 and p14 combo or 2x be quiet or 2x Thermalright TY140

If you have both sets of fans, try them out.
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can you try (if you have 2x TY 140) 2xTY@ 800RPM, 1000RPM?

I can't really do rpm matching.
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post #29 of 81
Good info here, had a D14 for a while and it was pretty good in terms of noise vs performance. If I still had it, I'd slap 3 AP-15s on it and call it a day.
    
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post #30 of 81
nice work, ehume!

just one question: why is the p14+p12 combination more quiete than the p14 alone??? i'm kind of confused lol
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