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Old 12-25-2007, 05:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default S-FLEX vs Slip-Stream vs ?? (for TRUE)

Why are the Scythe S-FLEX fans (more specifically the SFF21F) more reccomended than the Scythe Slip-Stream fans for the TRUE? Seems like the Slip-Stream ones offer better performance:noise ratio than the S-FLEX ones, and they're a bit cheaper...

Are there any other nice fans that'd nicely compliment a TRUE(moreso than the Scythe ones - and at a competitive price)? Saw a post yesterday on here about a new Noctua fan.

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The best fan is probably the new noctua nf-p12

It's specifically designed to create higher air pressure to force it through fins in radiators and heatsinks...and is also designed to be very quiet.

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Old 12-26-2007, 06:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This is the fan I am using on my TRUE atm. I am running 55-59c on my Q6600 @ 1.5v at 3.6 atm. My case fans (Thermaltake A2018 120mm) are louder than the Cool Jag. I picked it for the air flow and the 4 pin PWM.

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New Noctua NF-P12 ! Just look at it...it's actually been engineered...it's not just your bog standard bladed thingy strapped on a motor. THe only downside is the price.

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I am running 2 S-FLEX (SFF21D) fans (800 RPM) on my TRUE.... both cores are sub 30*C under full load.
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