Fan recommendations for Thermalright SP97

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Fan recommendations for Thermalright SP97

Post by chrisojeda » Mon Apr 26, 2004 5:46 pm

I am planning on purchasing a Thermalright SP97 heatsink and it support 92mm fans. I'd appreciate recommendations for reliable 92mm fans. I plan on putting this on my Athlon XP 2400+. I run everything stock and don't overclock. I'd prefer a quieter fan, but it is more important to me that the fan provides more than sufficient cooling and is reliable (long life time).



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Post by tay » Mon Apr 26, 2004 7:53 pm

Either the Panaflo L1BX, the evercool, the antec variable, or the enermax variable speed available here should be good. I'd probably buy 2 and keep the one you like better.
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Post by Leto » Tue Apr 27, 2004 9:56 am

I will recommend the Acoustifan 92mm, I plugged it in my Zalman 7000, softmounted and its more quiet than the stock and cools better thanks to the thermistor which I personally recommend you use, put it whereever you want in the chassis for the amount of cooling you think you need.
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Post by chrisojeda » Tue Apr 27, 2004 11:45 pm

Thanks for all the insight...Also I didn't se the Panaflo L1BX at Directron?

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92mm L1A-BX fan

Post by TrekNW » Sun May 02, 2004 9:59 pm

you can purchase the 92mm L1A-BX (RPM monitoring) fan at either or digikey.


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Post by mond » Mon May 03, 2004 12:47 am

don't under any circumstances get the panaflo 92mm, it goes click-click-click-click-click-click-click-click-click-click-click-click
a papst 3412NGL would be infinitly better, or possibly one of the others recomendet.

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Post by hero » Tue May 04, 2004 1:44 pm

I ordered a Nexus. I get it tomorrow and will post results Thursday/Friday when I get home to install it. Currently using a Zalman ZM-2F that makes too much noise.

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Post by fabre » Tue May 04, 2004 5:56 pm

I have a Silenx 92mm the "14"dba version, already very quiet at 12v

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Post by luminous » Wed May 05, 2004 9:37 am

I've a 92mm Acoustifan, it is really good (the 120mm version is meant to really suck)
Definately stay clear of 92mm Panaflo's (the 80mm ones are fine)
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