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So I got my AXP's installed last night..and I have to say that they are so good I'm skeptical.

I can set the fans to 100% and still not hear them, at all..I know they are spinning and the tachometer is reading 2000 RPM (max spec).

I can't get the cards to load over 55C in CFX while benching at 100% usage..

Is the AXP really this good and quiet or am I missing something?
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I'd say they're that good, I had a pair in cfx with 6950s unlocked. Only thing restricting about them is that they're 3 slot and the vrams aren't cooled as well as water. But other than that, I'd say they're one of the best air vga coolers.
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So I got my AXP's installed last night..and I have to say that they are so good I'm skeptical.

I can set the fans to 100% and still not hear them, at all..I know they are spinning and the tachometer is reading 2000 RPM (max spec).

I can't get the cards to load over 55C in CFX while benching at 100% usage..

Is the AXP really this good and quiet or am I missing something?
It really is that good, but 2000 RPM surely can't be quiet. What else have you got in that PC?
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Its by no means quiet on full speed, but it's quieter than stock on even 65% I think. The VRM heatsinks on AC coolers always suck and are sometimes hotter than with stock so watch out there.
    
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It really is that good, but 2000 RPM surely can't be quiet. What else have you got in that PC?
Standard HAF 932 fan setup + Silver Arrow fans (2x TY-140)..

The AXP is completely silent in my case at 100% so maybe I am not truly able to push it to 100%..however CCC reads 100%, AB reads 100%, and AB reads 2000 RPM..
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I have an AXP in an open platform and they are quiet at 100 percent. I can't even hear them, even without a case.
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I have an AXP in an open platform and they are quiet at 100 percent. I can't even hear them, even without a case.
Must be background noise. I can hear my 120 mm fans at >800 RPM, a 92 mm couldn't possibly be quiet at more than twice that.

OP: How fast are the TY-140 mm's running? Max too?
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Must be background noise. I can hear my 120 mm fans at >800 RPM, a 92 mm couldn't possibly be quiet at more than twice that.

OP: How fast are the TY-140 mm's running? Max too?
Yup I believe the Ty-140s are both at max..

I don't consider my case to be silent by any means, but every graphics card I've ever had (including 460 Cyclone and 460 DirectCu) were both considerably audible at 100% over the rest of my case..interesting to see that I can't get this cooler to spin loud enough..

I guess at the end of the day, either I can't push it to 100% right or the quality of the fan really makes that much of a difference..like a Gentle Typhoon vs a crappy case fan?
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Must be background noise. I can hear my 120 mm fans at >800 RPM, a 92 mm couldn't possibly be quiet at more than twice that.

OP: How fast are the TY-140 mm's running? Max too?
It's definitely the quietest gpu cooler I've ever owned, and that goes for water cooling.
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I love mine. Can't hear it at all.....
    
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