Does anyone know how it compares to the 27.2cfm YS-TECH fan in terms of noise.
I can't stand the racket of the YS-Tech that I'm currently using.
Might go for a FOP-1 sometime.
AMD Duron 800@1000 (7.5x133MHz)
128Mb 133MHz RAM
Abit KT7a RAID
2x 8.4GB in RAID 0
Elsa GeForce2MX 32Mb SDR
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These things are so loud that people in my house always complain when I leave the door to my room open, and sometimes I have to shut down my PC just to understand what people are saying on the phone . Yet the sound never really bothered me personally somehow...
I have 3 Delta 38s running! 1 on the cpu, & 2 cut in the side for blow holes, a total of 8 fans running, the sweet sound of a 3HP vacuum cleaner! hehe! It will give you a headache after 2 hrs of UT, but 23-35*c looks nice.
I don't mind constant, unchanging sounds, even if they're quite loud. I've got a BLORB, 80mm suckhole, 80mm blowhole, FOP32-1, PSU and KT7-RAID fan all running and it doesn't bother me (I admit though, quite a modest setup by HWC standards). The thing that really pisses me off is when fans start whining: