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I have 2x Delta 120x120x38 amd thinking to replace them with Panaflo.. I heard that panaflo is quieter.. that I dont really see by numbers... so what do you think? Should I replace them?

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CFFM: 114.7 CFM
NOISE: 45.5 dBA


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NOISE : 34.0dB-A
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The NMB/Panaflo fan has more CFM. Which is good for case fans if you need alot of airflow in your case.
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delta, IF you have a fan controler.

what bout yate loon?

D12BH-12D is what i would recommend.
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Get the Delta. That Panaflo has an annoying grinding sound when undervolted.

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just watch the deltas me and my girl laugh whenever we call it the finger bitter as i lost a chunk of my pointer finger to one at full speed
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surprisingly there is not that many fans out there...
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post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Born4TheSky View Post
I have 2x Delta 120x120x38 amd thinking to replace them with Panaflo.. I heard that panaflo is quieter.. that I dont really see by numbers... so what do you think? Should I replace them?

Panaflo fan
CFFM: 114.7 CFM
NOISE: 45.5 dBA


Delta Model AFB1212LE
CFM : 84.76CFM
NOISE : 34.0dB-A
Luckily both of those are industrial fans so you can rely on the specs.

10dB means twice as loud. So your Panaflo is more than twice as loud as your Delta, but puts out only 35% more air.

Plenty of fans out there, but you have to know what you want.

And Panaflos growl when undervolted - or at least mine does.
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post #8 of 9
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That Panaflo has an annoying grinding sound when undervolted.
I have Panaflo U's and H's. The H's don't make that sound when undervolted and have similar performance.
103.8 CFM
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Luckily both of those are industrial fans so you can rely on the specs.

10dB means twice as loud. So your Panaflo is more than twice as loud as your Delta, but puts out only 35% more air.

Plenty of fans out there, but you have to know what you want.

And Panaflos growl when undervolted - or at least mine does.
Well if they make a grinding noise, its either the undervolted motor making a motor noise, or you can use my guide to relube its ball bearings(if they have ball bearings) and then it wont growl.
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