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post #11 of 29
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I didn't even know there was 140mm GT's..
Where can i get them?

I was also looking here.. http://www.koolertek.com/computer-pa...-Fans-c188.htm

is this good?
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post #12 of 29
Check out Noiseblocker fans for good, (relatively) quiet 140mm fans.

http://www.noiseblocker.de/en/Products.php

Yeah they're German, but you can get them from a bunch of places in the US. Like here:

http://www.svc.com/140x25mmfans.html

I got a 140mm Noiseblocker NB-PK-3 from there, and it's about as quiet as a 140mm, 94 CFM fan can be (I use it as intake.) They're not cheap, I must say.
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Scythe Gentle typhoon, that is if you can find them in stock.
He said 140mm fans. Unfortunately, the GT series only come in 120mm.

For 140mm fans, I personally like these (Scythe Kaze Maru 2). They're inexpensive and move tons of air. They come in 3 different versions with 3 different RPMs. I went with the highest one with a fan controller to lower the noise.
Edited by reaper~ - 4/30/11 at 8:11pm
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post #14 of 29
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Ok, i also don't want anything that is worse than the stock antec at the lowest setting... I cant find the CFM of it anywhere. On the specs it just says 140mm Antec TriCool.

Also i was looking at this yate here... its pretty cheap and its blue.
http://www.koolertek.com/computer-pa...B-188p2486.htm
Is this any good? is 29db pretty quiet?
    
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if you decided to buy from koolertek they have a 5% off coupon good until 5/1
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The problem is your case. You have one of the Antec Tomb(tm) series. The 300, like the 900, allows only exhaust. With a rear-only top fan position, no sense in a top intake, which is 3-5c superior to a top exhaust.

Forget upgrading your fan. Sell the case unmodified and replace it with a real case.

But if you want a 140mm fan, get a ball bearing or sealed bearing fan. Sleeve bearing fans tend to shimmy when pushing air up. You can get a sense of good fans with this review. Also, I looked at 140mm fans in item 4 of my sig. Good luck.
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The problem is your case. You have one of the Antec Tomb(tm) series. The 300, like the 900, allows only exhaust. With a rear-only top fan position, no sense in a top intake, which is 3-5c superior to a top exhaust.

Forget upgrading your fan. Sell the case unmodified and replace it with a real case.

But if you want a 140mm fan, get a ball bearing or sealed bearing fan. Sleeve bearing fans tend to shimmy when pushing air up. You can get a sense of good fans with this review. Also, I looked at 140mm fans in item 4 of my sig. Good luck.
I know how much you hate these Antec cases lol... Getting a new one isn't an option and id like to work with what i've got.
EDIT
Also should i just use the rear top as intake then?
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I know how much you hate these Antec cases lol... Getting a new one isn't an option and id like to work with what i've got.
EDIT
Also should i just use the rear top as intake then?
No. The only three things you should do with that is exhaust, open or blocked. OTOH, I could be wrong: test it in exhaust vs intake and see what you get. Maybe we'll be surprised.
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No. The only three things you should do with that is exhaust. open or blocked. OTOH, I could be wrong: test it in exhaust vs intake and see what you get. Maybe we'll be surprised.
Ok, i will try and report back... Another option would be cutting up the top of the case for another fan slot. Would prefer not too, but i can if i really need too.

Il try intake w/ the antec tricool and see if i see a difference.

Still though,
Which one is better?

http://www.koolertek.com/computer-pa...M-188p2459.htm

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