No more Gentle Typhoons?
No more S-Flex FDB fans?
I am sad. These two were tops for my various needs; nobody could touch them for quality. The Gentle Typhoons are an especially good design. I hope someone continues to source them from Scythe Japan.
Gentle Typhoons were rebadges or licensed production of some Nidec Servo fans anyway...someone else could come out with them pretty easily if they wanted to.
It doesn't mean they will, though.
I agree with others that not all Scythe products are good. I chose Lamptron for my fan controller as I heard a lot of negative things about Scythe's quality control, and my Lamptron has been great. However, those two lines of fans were the best 120mm models I could get my hands on. I'm glad they last a long time; I have Gentle Typhoons and S-Flex fans in my desktop (Typhoons for case fans, S-Flex as push/pull for my Thermalright TRUE Black heatsink), and S-Flex fans in the wife's case (much better than the Lian Li fans that came with it). Combination of good airflow, low noise, and long-life bearings.
I especially hope that someone markets the Nidec fans again; I thought the blade design was nicely done, and the fans are well-balanced and just last.
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