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Cougar Fans Worth It?

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Going to be updating my Antec 902 with a new case, and one of the new H110's from Corsair. Now I know the stock Corsair fans aren't the greatest and seem to be hearing a lot of good things about the Cougar fans (and they look nice), but my question is are they worth the $$.

A quick google on the fans doesn't really turn up too much in terms of reviews.

I was planning on grabbing 2x140mm for the H110, and Prob 3-4 120mm for case fans. If you want to recommend something other/better be my guest.

Thanks!
 
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Scythe Slipstream fans give good value for money. Nidec Servo (though distributed under the Scythe brand in some regions) Gentle Typhoon fans are excellent as well but are relatively expensive.
 
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Newegg currently has the 120mm orange fans on sale. Very quiet, good pressure, and decent installation options. $9.99 plus free shipping.


The other models are nice, but they are on the expensive side. If you want quiet performance, then spend the money.
 

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He write the corsair H110 this means he need 140mm fans !!!!!!!!!!!

Gentle typhoon are only available with 120mm fans !

Not so much choice for the 140 mm fans market. But you can buy the cougar's or Noctua's if you want extreme silence.

Go with the cougar.
 

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The 140mm Cougar fans are definately worth the money! They are pretty quiet, and move alot of air! I even put one as my exhaust on my wooden HTPC case, which doesn't have the greatest airflow, yet it's evacuating the hot air quietly and keeping the components cool.
 
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Thanks for the advice guys, went ahead and grabbed 2x120mm and 3x140mm Cougar fans to go into a new White Cooler Master Storm Stryker case.

Looking forward to trying these things out.
 
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"Worth it" would depend on your budget :p
For me I would've went with Yate Loon fans, total bargain for their quality (less than $4 for 120mm and about $8 for 140mm, with your choice of plastics or LED colours).
 
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I like the cougars. They move a lot of air silently. Its worth it if you don't want to sound like an airplane. From my testing a thermaltake high speed fan on a fan controller running at low speed makes more noise than a cougar fan on molex at 100%. The thermaltake moves more air then the cougar with both at 100% but the noise is deafening.
 

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#10
Bgear Blaster Fans Are The Best 140mm Fans Out There. Cougars Aren't That Great As Their Specs Are Exaggerated