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post #1 of 14
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Hey.

Recently installed a RX240 kit. Right now I'm running with standard fans, and I get good temps.


However I'd like some new ones obviously.


I don't care about noise ( just not way too loud ) but want performance.

- How much diffrence are we talking about, going from the standard, to for example 1850RPM GT?

Also is Scythe Gentle Typhoon Fan 5400 rpm worth it? or should I go with the 1850RPM if I can get some (here in denmark, they're short on them..)
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post #2 of 14
The AP-15s or the AP-14 GTs are the way to go...Quite and serious performers.

and they look sexy too.
post #3 of 14
You would look for lower RPM fans like Gentle Typhoon AP-14s. Don't go for 5000RPM GTs
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post #4 of 14
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What I thought.


Yes, they do look awesome :=)

Problem is they're hard to obtain! Only 1 left here in denmark, I checked every shop frown.gif


- What about case fans? Are the AP 15s good for that?

I was looking to buy 4 for push n pull (guess this gives the best temps) and 3 more the case. But I'm unsure if they're good for the case too?
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post #5 of 14
AP-13 are even quieter and the RX240 are the best performing RADS at 1000RPM
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post #6 of 14
ap-14s/15s + fan controller are my choice. the 15s are nice but you cant really get them anymore ( at least not easily)

My second choice is high speed yate loons from jabtech -> god i love these fans and they are like 4-5 for 20 bucks.
    
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post #7 of 14
*bracing for impact*

I was running Gelid silent 12s for my RX360. One of them started to make noise, so I bought some GT AP-14. AP-14 gave me better peace of mind, but honestly, for the type of rad I have, I did not see any appreciable difference in performance over the Silent 12s. Granted, I was only looking at the GPU temps. I did not do any CPU stress test.
Bottom line, it seems for the RX series of rads, get any low rpm fan and you should be fine. AP-14s, Yate Loons, Noiseblockers. If you do a search in this forum, you will get bombarded with all kinds of options.
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I have 6 AP-14's in my case, My Liang D5 is the noisiest in my computer now.
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AP-15s
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post #10 of 14
AP-13/14's.

You don't need high speed fans in RX series radiators...they are designed to be used with low/mid speed fans.
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