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I am going to be putting together a new loop with an RX240 and already have 2 high speed Yate Loons, so I am thinking of getting 2 more, but the low speed ones with Green LEDs from Petra's.

Would it work out well to have the rad mounted at the top of a 932, with the high speed on top, and the low speeds on the bottom of the rad, with all the fans in pull (fresh air thru rad)?



thanks,
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no, if you do push + pull, you want the same model fan in line so the different rpm don't fight each other

you might link to the models you have but IIRC, the colored YL lose some cfm

if you want push + pull, you may be better off performance-wise buying 2 more hi speeds identical to your first pair and some green LED lighting; good luck
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no, if you do push + pull, you want the same model fan in line so the different rpm don't fight each other

you might link to the models you have but IIRC, the colored YL lose some cfm

if you want push + pull, you may be better off performance-wise buying 2 more hi speeds identical to your first pair and some green LED lighting; good luck
Thanks, definitely a good consideration. I have 2 of these and was thinking of adding these. The only place that seems to have the YL's Green in high speed seems to be Performance PC's, and I doubt they're really the same as Petra's, plus, the shipping costs more than the fans! :-)

I might just get 2 more high speed YLs and paint the fins, add some lighting, though.
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I would use low speed Gentle typhoon. Those RX series rads are for low speed fans.
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I would use low speed Gentle typhoon. Those RX series rads are for low speed fans.
AFAIK the RX perform well with relatively low airflow, but they perform even better with more airflow (according to the RX120 bench testing I was looking at, anyway). I keep all my fans on a controller, that's why I am thinking of high speeds for the optional extra cooling, and since I already have 2 YL's. . .

But I'm also trying to decide whether I should do push-pull, or just pull with a shroud. I already have two of these that I could make work on the RX240.

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If you don't do push/pull..... Just do pull. I read that pull is better than push.
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If you don't do push/pull..... Just do pull. I read that pull is better than push.
Yeah, the question now is whether push/pull without shrouds is better than pull with shroud. Hehe. There's a study somewhere on it I'm sure.
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I will let you know if i can find something...
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The only place that seems to have the YL's Green in high speed seems to be Performance PC's, and I doubt they're really the same as Petra's, plus, the shipping costs more than the fans! :-)
Here is a list of authentic Yate Loon vendors:http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...l#post10630583

So,The Green 2200rpm will work fine
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Just use your high speed with shroud in a push. Martin did a test but I can't find it...
    
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