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Arctic P12 PWM PST 5 pack back in stock.
FREE delivery: 10 - 18 May
Fastest delivery: 3 - 5 May
Something like $30-$40 cheaper than buying on the AU store.
I don’t understand why this is the case
Why Australia TAX on tiny shit like this
Cause Gerry Harvey had a cry about it to his polli mates.
Edit: misread that article
The irony and hypocrisy in that is that Harvey Norman operates and retails as a business outside of Australia
F#ck Gerry Harvey. When the shoe is on the other foot he is happy to take the $$$ and run.
Boasts about making massive sales during COVID and yet has no qualms taking the tax payer funded jobkeeper handout to boost his profits. What a hypocrite!
looks like it wasnt linked right https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B07HC782D5/ref=ox_sc_sa...
ARCTIC P8 PWM PST CO value packs are back as well - p14's values remain overpriced
Looks like all stock on hand is gone. Now says 'In stock on May 20, 2021.'
Can this fan efficiently cool a case or is it more designed to bolt onto a radiator?
Yes they work well as case fans.
this is generally recognized as the affordable counterpart to Noctua fans, as for cooling, it really depends on your fan setup.
except it makes annoying noise at around 1000rpm. <900rpm it is great. I have five of them bought from Amazon_uk through amazon_au. But if you have GPU ignore my comment.
alter your curve
so the trick is to spin it at 999 rpm 1001 rpm or higher/lower
The whine is around the 1100 RPM mark, so I just have mine set to skip from around 950 RPM to 1200 RPM and they're fine. Still louder than Noctuas, but not by enough to justify the price difference.
@trankillity: I keep mine under 750 while idle or just browsing and then like trank and I imagine most people it skips the 900-1100 range and goes straight up. Doesn't matter since I headphone but I imagine for people using speakers they may want to invest into noctua's for QoL
Nice. I put 3 of these into my case a few months ago. Can be a little noisy at some RPM, otherwise good budget Dan's with handy cabling design.
What Dan's do you recommend for those who want better than budget Dan's?
Don't get a budget Dan mate. Might end up being a bit of a Wally.
Noctua Dan is the king, or so I'm told
Doctua Dome-max, or for cheaper black ones, Dee Diet
pretty sure these guys are upvoting each other's comments cus I've got no idea what's going on.
What's the size?
Are these RGB?
They'll do any color you want, as long as it's black.
you can add the phanteks halo (pricey)
Some testing as radiator fans and case fans.
TLDW: Seem to be excellent cpu/radiator fans, on par with the $70 (!?) Noctua NF-A12x25. Also seem to be very decent as case fans.
Also pretty sure optimum tech tested these. He's an awesome aussie tech youtuber.
They're not very good for case fan , I can barely feel the airflow, good for radiators though
I can barely feel the airflow
I can barely feel the airflow
Turn the speed up then? I certainly wouldn't call them weak at higher RPMs
i run max rpm, there's no airflow if your hand is like 5cm away, any el cheapo case fan would do a better job
the blade is not designed to be normal case fan
to put into perspective, i need to put an extra case fan on my ssd or it would throttle under full load, and this is on an o11 dynamic xl populated with 9 of the p12
@ln28909: You must have a dud fan controller or something mate. I can feel a decent breeze holding one at arms length right now, let alone all the professional reviews saying these have pretty decent airflow.
@Merlict: Bought 2 from this exact listing and they are loud at so shouldn't be an issue there, they are just not designed to be case fan
You maybe have the CO version? I think those are capped at 800 or 900rpm.
i ran the 140mm at full speed and they have a big dead zone in the middle, basically air flow is like this
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Ah yeah, I see it now
Though I would still not use them for case fans
@ln28909: from what i heard they are useful because of static pressure so they can pull in/push out air. which is good because case fans are usually fighting against a filter.
but not in a straight path like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m8fC809TK0
@kehuehue: it creates a lot of turbulance in the case environment when it sprays in a dispersed pattern like that
good for radiator cause the main idea is to extract the heat away from them as fast as possible
@ln28909: good point, i guess they are fine as exhaust but probably not as intakes
Damn why is it such a long wait :(
Related to this post, grab this free software to control your fans. Incredible piece of software.
Legendary. I dont understand the MSI B550 bios at all for fan control. This looks much better.
I bought these fans for my tower cooler (and bought new thermaltake paste) and dropped my cpu temps 10 degrees idle and load.
I'll head over to youtube to learn more about the curve optimisation.
Thank you for the recommendation!
is this software universal?
Yes, it's open source and uses libraries that support most manufacturers.
been using it for the last couple of month, excellent stuff
the level of optimization (tying fan speed to a certain temperature reading) different fan curve types is perfect
I just took delivery of them 2 days ago, I paid $71 hahahaha. Decent fan for the price, replaced my stock Fractal design fans and NZXT AIO fans, can confirm they move a lot of air and are a lot more quiet.
i only need two.. hmm and dont wanna buy noctuas haha
I need 3. If you buy this, I am happy to share the cost (provided you are in QLD)
Any one from NSW wanna share?
Sydney NSW here!
I'm looking for 3; I'd love to share the cost. If you don't have amazon prime, I can ask my brother to buy it for us (was gonna anyways for myself)
hmmm many reviews say at 1100 rpm they are noisy… one thing for fans is they need to be quiet.
damn, i have bottom noctuas already. maybe i should just go noctuas,..
Check out Scythe fans, very good alternative to Noctua and cheaper.
@capslock janitor: https://www.amazon.com.au/s?k=scythe+fan&ref=nb_sb_noss_2
Wow. They did a good job of copying noctuas design for this cpu cooler
In stock @ Amazon UK via AU $52.56
Got some. Thank you!