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[User-Review] Phobya G-Silent 18 700rpm Red LED im Cartago´s Review

Discussion in 'Watercooling' started by cartago2202, 27 Apr 2011.

  1. cartago2202

    cartago2202 What's a Dremel?

    19 Apr 2011
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    Phobya G-Silent 18 700rpm Red LED im Cartago´s Review

    Hello and welcome to my new Review


    Today I'm going to, for you, the new 180mm fan Phobya of the "teeth feel"
    This new fan series is only recently come onto the market and would,
    like the 180mm aperture for Nova1080 radiator, so to speak from my idea developed out.
    It is very enjoyable to see a manufacturer that implements the ideas
    and suggestions of a user and of course the realities of the market in new products.
    The fact that the development and production is not "from now on after" happened so normal,
    so there are already past couple of months since I've turned to Phobya and the fans have finally come to market.
    But now they are there and need to compete in this test against the Phobya Nano-G 120 PWM.

    Optical appearance:

    Phobya Returns the fans in their typical red-blue-black packaging,
    marked with the Phobya logo and name on one side and the technical data on the other side.
    The fans themselves have a matte black frame and red rotor, but this time,
    as opposed to the 120 G-silent, the fan blades in a much darker red and are not as clear and transparent.
    Unfortunately, the connection cables are not covered, which can be taken negatively on the one hand and on the other hand,
    the modders among us to be the cables themselves, in favorite color to sleeving.
    The supply is limited and consists of just four mounting screws.
    The four built-in LEDs has Phobya, in my opinion, very well chosen,
    they are not too bright and thus fit well with the dark-red fan blades.






    and the Nano-G 120 PWM



    Technical details:

    Dimensions: 180 x 180 x 32mm
    Colors: Black frame, red wing leaves, red LEDs
    Weight: 432g
    Rated Voltage: 12V
    Start Voltage: 7 Volts
    Power: 3W
    Rated speed: 700rpm (+ / -10%)
    Airflow: 169 m³ / h / 100 CFM
    Noise level: 18 dB / A
    Connector: 3 Pin Molex
    Feature: 4x red LEDs


    1x Silent Phobya G-18 700rpm Red LED (180x180x32mm)
    1x 4 black fan screws

    Test system and test procedures:

    Motherboard: Asus Maximus Formula III
    CPU: Intel i7 860 @ 4GHz @ 1.425 V (Bioseinstellung)
    CPU coolers: CPU water cooler Phobya
    RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB Kit PC3-12800 9-9-9-24 (DDR3-1600)
    Grafik: PowerColor HD6950 @ 6970 with Koolance VID-AR697
    NT: be quiet! Dark Power Pro 850W P9
    Koolance TMS-200 controller
    Koolance INS-FM16 Flow Sensor
    2x Koolance Temperature Sensor SEN AP006G
    1x Koolance Temperature Sensor SEN AP002P zuständigt for the room temperature
    Laing ultra pump with Alphacool Laing DDC Reservoir and top combo Rev.2
    Alphacool Slot plate HF38 Panama
    2x Phobya couplings
    Masterkleer hose 16/10 Dark Red
    Phobya Radiator Stand 9x12/4x180 Bench Edition
    Phobya Nova 1080 with 120mm and 180mm aperture
    Phobya ZuperZero Pure Water

    For the utilization of the CPU caused the program Prime95 (small FFT's) in the latest version and the video card Furmark.
    The temperatures were recorded after 60 minutes running.
    For logging the Koolance Thermal Management Software v2.1 was responsible.

    Since in my test is to improve the efficiency of the fan,
    only the temperature difference would be taken into consideration water to air.
    This value shows the best performance of the cooling fan, the less pronounced this difference,
    the better the existing room air to cool the water used in the radiator.

    For both fans varieties of three measurements are made ​​with 5V, 7V, 12V.
    The results will lead me clearly in a table together to reduce clutter are no extra values​​.
    Room temperature was almost always constant at about 22 ° + / - 1

    Test results:

    All values ​​+ - 1 ° for the tolerance






    As can be seen in the tables, the G-Silent 180, almost in every shot,
    better than the nano-G 120, although the difference is not so big that it would affect
    the system but the species is already clear.
    The silent G 180 perform, in any tension, their work significantly quieter than the nano-G 120 and the wiring is much smaller.
    Of the 8pcs. The running has made ​​me Phobya for this review available seven without any background noise,
    and one developed only in the lowest level, around 250rpm, a light grinding of the covers from about 500rpm but quietly through the air noise.
    From a distance of about 50cm but the noise is not noticeable.
    At 12V, the cooling performance, despite the low speed of about 750rpm, and the huge air noise has discreetly been limited.
    This performance and the very good workmanship coupled with the pretty decent design,
    I can only with the coveted "Cartago's Review" Award in honor of gold.


    I would like to especially Phobya, Aquatuning and Alphacool thanks for providing the test sample, the support and trust have placed in me, and the company Asus, Intel, Corsair, PowerColor, be-quiet!, Koolance, und Masterkleer for their kind support.
  2. aquatuning

    aquatuning What's a Dremel?

    5 Jul 2006
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    Sweet review :)
  3. zulu9812

    zulu9812 What's a Dremel?

    21 Oct 2010
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    Those LEDs look terrible - I think they'd be better if they were hub-mounted. They also seem to be orange rather than red - is that what they look like 'in person'? And the 180's seemed quite loud judging by the video on the product page.

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