Published on 16th November 2012 by
Originally Posted by blackworxThere's a real dearth of high quality, low speed PWM fans out there.
Originally Posted by blackworx
I don't think much of the fan though, so it's just as well I didn't need it! ;) ... That said, the Noctua's no great shakes either; it gets very loud very quickly once you go above ~650rpm.
Originally Posted by LennyRhys... functional rather than decorative
the king of the hill will always be the Gentle Typhoon, which is virtually inaudible at about 1000rpm
Originally Posted by pbryanwIt's a very good fan as long as you keep it below that magical ~650rpm figure
Originally Posted by blackworx"Virtually inaudible" is a subjective term. I personally have never experienced a fan that was quiet enough for my liking at 1,000rpm although I'm happy to believe that if anyone can do it then Scythe can - the S-Flex D & E models were outstanding. I wasn't aware that they made a 4-pin PWM version of the Gentle Typhoon though - must check that out.
All the high speed versions of the Gentle Typhoon have the PWM circuitry, however most of them (strangely) are sold as 3-pin fans
You are not logged in, please login with your forum account below. If you don't already have an account please register to start contributing.
20th October 2014
16th October 2014
15th October 2014
© Copyright bit-tech