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wanting new fans but lost on which ones

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by leemerlord, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. leemerlord New Member

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    i have some cheap ones that are load and dont seem to move alot of air, my main point is idk which is a good brand and/or which ones move the most air while being the most silent. so some good fans be pointed m way would be awsome :toast:
     
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    Depends on what "loud" is to you. Some people are fine with 30-40 dba fans, others complain if they are over 20dba. What fans are you using now? So we know what to base "loud" off of.
     
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    Scythe Gentle Typhoons. And some Noctua ones. I hear those getting recommended every so often.
     
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    Noctua's fans are solid. Kinda expensive (bought a 92mm one for €20 :eek:) but pretty awesome.
     
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    I'm using Noiseblocker BlackSilent Edition fans...2 120mm and one 80mm.
    They're pretty great, the 120mm ones can move a ton of air and barely make a sound...the 80mm move a little less, but spins faster and makes some noise, but nothing too much.
    Check them out here.

    Noctuas are very good too. Thermaltake make some good ones. Enermax have a few good silent fans with good performance.
     
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    I use almost exclusively Noctua fans at the moment, and can attest to their quality and quietness.

    That being said, the next fans I want to try are the Scythe Gentle Typhoon, and the Sharkoon Silent Eagle 1000.

    This review might be useful.
    This site has some useful info on keeping your PC quiet.
     

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