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Are you sure a 38mm fan will fit in there without hitting something?They are very loud and offer no performance increase from 2-3,000 rpm's.
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Personally, I have 9 of these stuck in my HAF, and I love 'em to death...some people think they're overpriced, but they move all the air you could ask for, and I don't really even notice them...that's my recommendation, but I also don't have a ton of experience with fans...I have a friend who has a couple of these in his case and they are a bit louder (IMO) but they do move significantly more air...
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Originally Posted by behickma View Post
Personally, I have 9 of these stuck in my HAF, and I love 'em to death...some people think they're overpriced, but they move all the air you could ask for, and I don't really even notice them...that's my recommendation, but I also don't have a ton of experience with fans...I have a friend who has a couple of these in his case and they are a bit louder (IMO) but they do move significantly more air...
Noctuas are nice for case fans but they are garbage for stuff where you want good static pressure (any thing where you're pushing air against resistance).

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Originally Posted by djsi38t View Post
Are you sure a 38mm fan will fit in there without hitting something?They are very loud and offer no performance increase from 2-3,000 rpm's.
Proof?? I get amazing temps with my three scythe ultra kaze 3000. As I previously stated they knocked off 10C when I replaced three thin medium speed yate loons with them.
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Do you think the performance worths the sound ?
I do not think you should use those for your case, do a search for "good case fans" here on ocn. It will bring up several good results.
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Originally Posted by Taylorsci View Post
I do not think you should use those for your case, do a search for "good case fans" here on ocn. It will bring up several good results.
I agree. Scythe Ultra Kazes aren't case fans. They are meant to be put on heatsinks and radiators which is where they really shine.
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Originally Posted by behickma View Post
Personally, I have 9 of these stuck in my HAF, and I love 'em to death...some people think they're overpriced, but they move all the air you could ask for, and I don't really even notice them...that's my recommendation, but I also don't have a ton of experience with fans...I have a friend who has a couple of these in his case and they are a bit louder (IMO) but they do move significantly more air...
Pretty good fans, did you really find it necessary to replace the stock fans? I find them to be pretty good and they're certainly quiet.
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What about those other i found ? ( on 1st page )
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Pretty good fans, did you really find it necessary to replace the stock fans? I find them to be pretty good and they're certainly quiet.
Was it necessary? No it wasn't...however, I really had no experience with building my own machines, and I built it before I joined up with OCN...so i just heard a bunch of people say how terrible case fans always are, rather than research I just assumed and bought these fans...I don't regret it, I find my system to be cooler and (IMO) quieter than with the stock case fans, but definitely didn't need to replace the case fans, 230mm fans move a ton of air
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post #19 of 29
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What about those other i found ? ( on 1st page )
Well, Chrome is not translating it for me, so I'm just guessing here...but moving 70CFM at 30-ish db doesn't seem bad, if it can actually move that amount of air at that volume...
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post #20 of 29
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What about those other i found ? ( on 1st page )
Don't know about those, these should be adequate though. They're quiet also.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103060
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