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Currently I have the radiator mounted at the top as an exhaust with 1 coolermaster R4 sickleflow and 1 bladmaster fans. I know this combo isn't really ideal, but I decided to use these fans rather than the stock no name fans that came with the XSPC kit. My temps are about 32-34 on idle, and 54-60 on load. I think they are ok but I probably could do with better and quieter fans. Any suggestions?
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Currently I have the radiator mounted at the top as an exhaust with 1 coolermaster R4 sickleflow and 1 bladmaster fans. I know this combo isn't really ideal, but I decided to use these fans rather than the stock no name fans that came with the XSPC kit. My temps are about 32-34 on idle, and 54-60 on load. I think they are ok but I probably could do with better and quieter fans. Any suggestions?
Gentle Typhoons or Yate Loons as a cheaper alternative.
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Gentle Typhoons or Yate Loons as a cheaper alternative.
Yates are probably the better of the two for the time being.

Only place which has any of any speed to my knowledge is aquatuning.us I think they're already sold out of 1850s again.
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I personally use Noctua NF-P12 with my Rad as well have some Noctua's throughout my case. Control is with a NZXT fan controller. At 40% power, I swear you can barely hear the system when its running
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I have two red fan/black chassis D12SL-12 (1350 RPM) unused yate loons. Would this do a better job? What about Scythe S-flex fans? I was looking at the S-Flex Fs.
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I personally use Noctua NF-P12 with my Rad as well have some Noctua's throughout my case. Control is with a NZXT fan controller. At 40% power, I swear you can barely hear the system when its running
Yeah, I've read that Noctuas are one of the quietest fans you can get. However, do you think the NFP12s will push enough air through the RX240? Also, these are pretty expensive.
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post #7 of 12
Why not use the Yates and test it out? For the High Speed version They don't get quiet until 800-1000RPM, anything past that is noticeable.
    
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post #8 of 12
The RX series of rad has a low FPI count and is designed to work well with low speed fans, but it works best around 1800RPM, more then that really is not needed.

The black Ice SR1 series also has a low FPI count
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Gelid Wings I've heard are good
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I would definitely recommend the GT 1850's.
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