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Old July 19, 2009, 08:28 PM
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Default Undervolting Scythe Kama Maru fans (140mm fan recommendation thread)

I'm rethinking my fan decisions for my build in progress, now deciding to use 3 Panaflo U1s on my triple rad rather than a set of unruly 6000rpm monsters (San Ace). So to manage them I'll be using a 4-channel Rheobus, which leaves me with one channel free.

The Corsair 800D I'll be getting (once it hits, hopefully soon) supports either a 120mm or 140mm fan on the rear for exhaust, so I figured I'd grab a 140mm fan and throw it on the last rheobus channel. My options seem to be pretty limited (I'm shopping on Performance-PCs), so it's basically between Yate Loon and the Scythe Kama Maru line. I've heard bad things about Scythe fans on fan controllers (at least, for the Ultra-Kaze models), but has anyone had any luck/problems with the Kama Maru fans? Is there another fan I should be throwing my money at?

Thanks in advance, everyone.
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Old July 19, 2009, 09:11 PM
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I'd pick the yate loons for 140mm since kaze maru's fit on 120mm mounts
afaik...most of scythe's fan (with the exception of the ultra kazes) undervolt relatively well
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