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Scythe Announcing New Glide Stream 120 mm Fan Series

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Japanese cooling expert Scythe is hereby announcing the brand new case fan series by the name Glide Stream 120. Scythe Glide Stream 120 mm fan series stands for the further development of the very popular Scythe Slip Stream 120 fan series but will not replace it. In the development process various improvements and new features have been added to the new fan series.

Most of the new improvements are in plain view. Scythe Glide Stream 120 mm fan blades have been modified and firstly make use of the new grooved blade design. Hence allows the reduction of air resistance and therefore achieving lower operating noise. Furthermore a new anti-vibration feature was added. All four mounting holes of the Glide Stream 120 mm fans are equipped with a rubber pad-inlay. Transfer of vibrations from the operating fan to the PC Case or CPU Cooler can be significantly reduced thanks to the new rubber pad-inlays.

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I like fans.. :p
Nice idea with the grooves.
I wish more people would start thinking like this..
Air is liquid, not solid.. Just like a submarine, that layer is going to help it cut down on air resistance a lot I'd think.
 
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Boring. When most are starting to make golf ball styled fans, look at Noiseblocker's eLoop series. Nothing you've seen so far...
 
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Nice CFM per dBA
 
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Boring. When most are starting to make golf ball styled fans, look at Noiseblocker's eLoop series. Nothing you've seen so far...
Maybe you should post some new item reviews and topics then, if it's too boring for you..
I appreciate the effort put into these review.. I find it helpful, not boring..
 
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Not the article, the floods of these so called innovative products taht are pretty much the same thing as all the rest.
 
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reduction of air resistance and therefore achieving lower operating noise
Seems counter productive to still use a cheapo sleeve bearing. Maybe that should read "...and therefore achieving lower operating noise for a few months"
Wouldn't be so bad if they were priced at throwaway pricing (a la Yate Loon D12), but Slip Stream's are usually priced well above a number of good dual ball bearing and fluid dynamic bearing fans.
 
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Servo Gentle Typhoons (sold under the Scythe brand name in western nations) are generally a better choice indeed (IMHO), in that price range especially on the long run.
 

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Servo Gentle Typhoons (sold under the Scythe brand name in western nations) are generally a better choice indeed (IMHO), in that price range especially on the long run.

Agreed, I consider that to be one of the best 120mm fans out there. They need to sleeve the wires and make larger sizes then they would really have something.
 
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The CFm numbers are good, any word on the hydrostatic pressure for cooling applications?
 
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114CFM at 38dB is impressive.
 
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Don't forget to not rely on those figures! Read reviews to find actual values, this is a press release and thus an ad.
 
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There would most probably be a Glide Stream Slim then.