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Fans:
Sanyo Denkis
Gentle Typhoon
Delta
NMB-MAT
Noiseblocker
TY-140
Yate Loon
Other (please mention)

Questions:
120 vs 140?
25mm vs 38mm fans?
best fans for Archon?
best fans for NH-D14?
best fans for Silver Arrow?
whats positive air?
whats negative air?
positive vs negative? (I have filters in every opening)
filter in exhaust needed? (Will dust keep out with the air blowing against it?)

I want:
great cooling and quietness
easy to take apart because I want to paint them?

Computer Area:
Hardwood Floor
Not-Slighty cramped
Very little dust (but can get some dust in there sometimes)
Either on desk or under desk.
there is air con
Edited by somebodysb2 - 4/11/11 at 6:26am
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Yate Loons are tremendous fans. I have the 1850RPM's and 1400RPM's and they're great. Crazy quiet, but still do a great job at cooling.
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Gentle Typhoon vs Noiseblocker vs TY-140 vs NMB-MAT?
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Not happy with your Noctua NH-D14??? Does the abee AS Enlosure 900. Not have room for the side panel sadface?
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post #5 of 14
120 vs 140?
Whatever fits. The larger it is, the lower the RPM and thus less noise.

filter in exhaust needed?
No.
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Gentle Typhoons AP14 or AP15
    
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post #7 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by M3thodAngel View Post
Not happy with your Noctua NH-D14??? Does the abee AS Enlosure 900. Not have room for the side panel sadface?
This is for another build.

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Originally Posted by That Guy View Post
120 vs 140?
Whatever fits. The larger it is, the lower the RPM and thus less noise.

filter in exhaust needed?
No.
Quote:
Originally Posted by ahm12ed34 View Post
Delta Company has Got the best fans.
Try that One with Flap and curve ending.
Delta is loud.

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Originally Posted by ttoadd.nz View Post
Gentle Typhoons AP14 or AP15
Quote:
Originally Posted by adamlau View Post
The MP12-SH3 also outperforms the GT AP-15 .

GT AP-15 = 57.68 cfm @ 28dba
NB-MP12-SH3 = 87 m3/h = 4379 cu ft/h / 60 min/hr = 72.98 cfm @ 27 dba

GT AP-15 = 20 Pa of static pressure
NB-MP12-SH3 = 2.3 mm-H20 (min) = 22.5 Pa
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post #8 of 14
Delta fans are good from what i heard one of the best.

120 vs 140? 120 IMO have the best CFM / dba ratio, 140 are less loud but also have less cfm output in most cases
best fans for Archon? Deltas
best fans for NH-D14? They have good fans already but if you want more power and dont' mind noise. Go with Deltas
best fans for Silver Arrow? Deltas
whats positive air? positive air pressure is when you have more intake fans then out. example 3 intakes fans and 2 out fans
whats negative air? negative are pressure is when you have more output then intake. example 2 intake fans and 3 out fans
positive vs negative? i wouldn't got negative always go even or positive.
filter in exhaust needed? (Will dust keep out with the air blowing against it?) there no need unless you want to keep the dust in your case just make sure you have some in every intake
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by Darksoul844 View Post
Delta fans are good from what i heard one of the best.

120 vs 140? 120 IMO have the best CFM / dba ratio, 140 are less loud but also have less cfm output in most cases
best fans for Archon? Deltas
best fans for NH-D14? They have good fans already but if you want more power and dont' mind noise. Go with Deltas
best fans for Silver Arrow? Deltas
whats positive air? positive air pressure is when you have more intake fans then out. example 3 intakes fans and 2 out fans
whats negative air? negative are pressure is when you have more output then intake. example 2 intake fans and 3 out fans
positive vs negative? i wouldn't got negative always go even or positive.
filter in exhaust needed? (Will dust keep out with the air blowing against it?) there no need unless you want to keep the dust in your case just make sure you have some in every intake
I want GT/NB noise levels, not the ear drum bursting Delta noise.
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140m: http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=p...3&lng=en&set=1
120m: http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=p...5&lng=en&set=1 or http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=p...s_id=12&lng=en

if you look at the specs those are around 100m3/h idk how to put that in CFM but i think thats over 150 or 200 CFM and it says there there only 20dba
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