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so its that time of year when i have some extra cash and i want new fans for my pc and truth be told i don't know jack about fans. As my previously purchased thermaltake fans are terrible compared to the fans that came with my friends antec 900 that i put together for him.

Basically im looking for fans with the highest airflow and least noise so CFM>Db airflow taking priority, id prefer they don't have any led's

Im open to any and all suggestions and greatly appreciate you help :D
 
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I was going to recommend the tri speed fans from Antec, but it seems you dont really want those as you have already used them and are still looking for something else!
 
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i think you misunderstood antech fans where in my friends new case and i was impressed with them, do to they make a non led version
 

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nice find thanks :toast:
 

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No need for that kind of language...calm down!
 

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like you know anything sneekypeet,your about the last one i would take advice from:nutkick:


J/K
PLEASE stop shitting in threads....be constructive at least?:wtf:
 

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Nice one fit...30 more CFM but there is also almost 10DBa difference to the Antecs.
 

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86.5 CFM @ 35.5 dba

Panaflo/NMB 120mm fan, Medium Speed with RPM, FBA12G12M

is that a good ratio??

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Well Im just going by the Antecs....you guys gave me sh** for em on Skype even when I got my leafblower, I mean my 850 calmed down...and those are around 30DBa . It really depends, the OP has heard the ANTECS so its up to him how loud he wants to go from there.

@ nammy...they would work for me, but noise is no matter for me I usually have my headphones on and my PC isnt in my bedroom either!
 
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Well Im just going by the Antecs....you guys gave me sh** for em on Skype even when I got my leafblower, I mean my 850 calmed down...and those are aroun 30DBa .
Realy that thing is rated at 30dba???

Wow, thats suprising.

WATER COOLING...lol.

Other Panaflow's

http://www.coolcases.com/cart/p120_1a_2_4.html

Speed CFM dBA Watts
Low 68.9 30.0 2.16
Medium 86.5 35.5 4.08
High 103.8 41.5 5.52

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Ha-ha, from reading the title of the thread I thought you'd want one of these:

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/de12tfexhisp.html

Only 220CFM....

But if you're looking for high CFM and quiet, most people liek the Scythe series of fans. Rather pricey, but they are supposed to be very quiet. Personally, I don't mind the extra noise, and I tend to buy Yate Loon fans a lot. They're inexpensive and the numbers are pretty good. Match them with a fan controller and they can be as quiet as you want. My current system has three medium speed YL's with blue LEDs, two low speed YL's and a couple others, all running at 5V most of the time. When I bench or test heatsinks, I crank them up to make sure the case is as cool as possible.
 

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one thing to consider is will you be using the fans for aircooling or W/C?

could save some space by using 25mm slim fans.

if space is ample get the highest flowing fans you can and throw them on a rheo.

those white silver stones come with a rheo and are like 20$ excellent fan

lemme find the linky.....

edit: looks like fitseries3 beat me too it! he'll tell ya just how good they really are
 
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Ha-ha, from reading the title of the thread I thought you'd want one of these:

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/de12tfexhisp.html

Only 220CFM....

But if you're looking for high CFM and quiet, most people liek the Scythe series of fans. Rather pricey, but they are supposed to be very quiet. Personally, I don't mind the extra noise, and I tend to buy Yate Loon fans a lot. They're inexpensive and the numbers are pretty good. Match them with a fan controller and they can be as quiet as you want. My current system has three medium speed YL's with blue LEDs, two low speed YL's and a couple others, all running at 5V most of the time. When I bench or test heatsinks, I crank them up to make sure the case is as cool as possible.
Only 220CFM, that made me lol. Oh god I know someone who needs a pair of those for a server.
 

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A lot of racks have the option of adding fans in the top of them, and most of the ones I've seen had spots for four fans. That's 880CFM blowin out out the top. Muhahahahahaha...........
 

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A lot of racks have the option of adding fans in the top of them, and most of the ones I've seen had spots for four fans. That's 880CFM blowin out out the top. Muhahahahahaha...........
Hmmm, imagine getting enough of those fans and building your own sky-diving arena. HA, that would be awesome. Actually, you probably could build one of those with a couple of these:rockout:...
 
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