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Decent fans + fan controller? help!

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by kyle2020, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. kyle2020 Guest

    Right I need some serious recommendations on some decent fans and a fan controller*

    The fans need to have decent CFM whilst maintaining a low decibel rating, as two will be used on my radiator to replace these unbearable yate loons (noisy as hell, not air noise its a rumbling noise, I assume they are both knackered) and 4 others to be used inside my case.

    So far its a toss up between these fans

    Contender #1

    Contender #2

    As for the fan controller, at this point Im open to any suggestions!

    Thanks!

    *However if better fans at a higher decibel rating are found, then i also need recommendations on a decent fan controller - must be black, and have more than 4 fan connectors
  2. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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  3. kyle2020 Guest

    Wow, how expensive is that fan controller?! :laugh:

    I have found this one on ebuyer - not the prettiest / most well known, but im buying it anyway.

    Im going to get those XLF's I think, just 2 at the minute, then get another 4 down the line.
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Well god dude you could have done it yourself then . I did the leg work and you :nutkick:
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    i have that fan controller and it's awesome (esp. for the price). It's basically a rip of off the Sunbeam Rheobus Extreme but 1/4 of it's price :p

    It's LEDs are extremely bright though!

    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/149248 These fans seem OK, they're silent at 19db but only 50CFM.
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    If you are buying fans, this is worth a look:

    file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Wayne/Desktop/Bits%20etc/fan%20review%20links.htm

    Saying which, I've seen some very experienced builders using the Xigs, so they can't be all that bad.

    Otherwise on a budget the Zalmans are good buys.
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    I would strongly recommend not buying stuff from cclonline.com, had major problems, tried to get a refund after about 3 days of arrival (hadn't even used them) and they refused to receive them back and give me a different pair. More like - didn't care not refused.
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    Whoops! Didn't realise I put up a bad link. Here's the right one:
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    I have 4 x 120 Akasas (push alot of air) and a xilence fan controller for sale.
  10. kyle2020 Guest

    old thread is old. lol. Dont worry moon, I got some Xigmatek XLF's and a fan controller of ebuyer ages ago - this thread should be gone by now haha.
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    haha, i didn't look at the dates. Just saw "last post" and that it was like 5mins ago... lol. Sorry.
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    LOL so did I ;D I just necro-posted
    *smacks himself*
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