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Temp difference, noctua nf-p12 to gentle typhoon ap-15

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I'm thinking of changing my noctua fans on my rads to ap-15s to get more performance out of my rads which have loads more potential than my noctuas are letting them show.

I have a black ice gtx 240 lite and a black ice stealth 120 lite.

I was wondering if anyone would be able to tell me if I'd get a big improvement on temps with the ap-15s coz I'm trying to figure out if it's worth the upgrade.

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I think you will notice a some improvement in your temps... because those noctua are not good at all for radiators. I had them in a RX240 and they suck.
But I think fans don't make as much difference as everybody think.
I just recently added 3 more fans to my RX360 to have push/pull config and my temps are not much different than they were before.
Now is: 3 NoiseBlocker XL2 1500rpm pushing - XSPC RX360 - 3 YateLoon medium pulling
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try & error..



and post here!
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I think you will notice a some improvement in your temps... because those noctua are not good at all for radiators. I had them in a RX240 and they suck.
But I think fans don't make as much difference as everybody think.
I just recently added 3 more fans to my RX360 to have push/pull config and my temps are not much different than they were before.
Now is: 3 NoiseBlocker XL2 1500rpm pushing - XSPC RX360 - 3 YateLoon medium pulling
Unless you are able to run those fans at the same rpm and has equivalent CFM, I was lead to believe in this forum that it is generally not a good idea to mismatch fans in push/pull configuration.
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I'll be replacing the noctuas rather than using them with the ap-15s in push/pull.

So general opinion is that I will see some improvement then? Atm i get 35C idle and I've seen 69C at load so getting those down by about 5C at load would be good. Reckon thats possible by upgrading to ap-15s?
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