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Cheap but quiet case fans?

Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by theonetruewill, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. theonetruewill New Member

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    What manufacturer makes cheap but also quiet case fans?

    I figure Zalman or Akasa but I don't know, its just that I don't want to go really cheap on fans that I thought would be quiet and then find my build sound likes a chinook helicopter taking off.

    I'm talking 80-120mm, as in all the fans in my case.
     
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    120s would be the quietest but ass for 80s i dont know
     
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    Yeah but I need 80's as well as 120's
     
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    Yeah but I need 80's as well as 120's
     
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    go with spire..its cheap and quiet..to make a comparison a 80mm fan cost like 2-3$ , a 90 mm fan is like 4$ and a 250mm costs arround 9$...these are the prices in my country ,still i've found a coolermaster 250mm fan that costs 14$..all of this fans are simple,no transparent plastic,no led ilumination...
     
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    Arctic Cooling, 'nuff said.
     
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    iv got the akasa 80mm one on other pc, pretty quiet, until it gets to 4000rpm
     
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    I will say it again. ARCTIC. Cheap and very quiet.
     
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    agreed
    my next pc will only have artic fans
     
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    I am going Noctua...45cfm and around 17dbi...win win situation...
     
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    Wouldnt it be great if they were cheap enough to just buy ALL of them and decide yourself :roll:
     
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    Yate Loon. Good quality, very quiet and very cheap.
     
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    i use 2 antecs.they were fairly cheap ($7) i also bought an antec quiet kit (a few silicone thigns that you put on the fans)...


    chris
     
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    Coolermaster are pretty good...
     

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