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  1. Deimos replied to the thread EKWB Vardar.

    I've never heard anyone claim that fan bearings are designed to not rattle only within operating range. That doesn't sound like dealing in facts to me, more like blatant trolling. In the 18 years I have been building PCs I have only had an issue...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 2:38 PM
  2. Deimos replied to the thread EKWB Vardar.

    The fan that is rattling is one of these ones: https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-vardar-evo-140s With a max speed of 1150rpm, it should not be rattling at 600 rpm. Also, you're quoting the pwm duty cycle, 40% is the minimum signal required to start...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 2:14 PM
  3. Deimos replied to the thread EKWB Vardar.

    Three is no way that is correct. The Vardar are designed to start at or lower than 300 rpm. Have a look at their marketing page; https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-vardar-f4-120-2200rpm Designed for high static pressure and low noise profile over the...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 3:11 AM
  4. Deimos replied to the thread EKWB Vardar.

    If you read my original post you would know that a) I am happy with Noctua fans (performance/noise) and b) some of the fans rattle and buzz and get worse at higher fan speeds. I have 3 140mm fans on one radiator and one of them rattles randomly...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 9:11 PM