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any good alternative fans to these since they are not in stock online...?

The fans will be going into a H70 PnP...
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Coolermaster SickleFlow 120 - 2000RPM 70CFM 19dB-a
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post #3 of 14
Scythe S-Flex F, or S-Flex G if you can tolerate a bit more noise. They're great fans, just not a great value compared to some sleeve bearing options.
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post #4 of 14
AP-14's are pretty easy to find on-line... SVC, Koolertek show in stock. I'd go with 2 of those.
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Originally Posted by Rakhasa View Post
Coolermaster SickleFlow 120 - 2000RPM 70CFM 19dB-a
The 19dBa rating is for when it's in it's slowest speed... kind of like the CM R4's. I doubt anything going 2000RPM will even be remotely near 19dBa, not even the AP15's do that.
    
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post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
Scythe S-Flex F, or S-Flex G if you can tolerate a bit more noise. They're great fans, just not a great value compared to some sleeve bearing options.
I second this. I've come across a couple of S-Flexes, and I must say, they're good. But if you can find a AP-14/15 then buy it.
    
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post #7 of 14
Yate Loons also are decent price/performance. You'll need to slow them down, but I've been satisfied with them at 1000RPM(just about silent) or 2000RPM(loud!). They are about $6 per fan at Sidewinder and are better than the $4 models from other sites.
    
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can the AP14 hold up a OC 2600k at 4.5ghz+...?
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post #9 of 14
using 3x XLP noiseblockers, holding my 5ghz oc. I actually prefer the noise of these over the ap-15, they're a more pleasant hum.
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can the AP14 hold up a OC 2600k at 4.5ghz+...?
Using H70 w/ 2 AP-14s on Push-Pull should hold it up
    
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