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First off, yes I know, I picked a water cooling case for an air cooled build... consider it future proofing.

So the way I figure it, I have 3 pre-installed 140mm fans. And I have 4 empty spots for 120mm fans.

From what I read/ can feel, the pre-installed fans suck.....

For my cpu cooler I have a Scyth Mugen 2 rev B. And I have a single GTX 590.... which blows air back into the case and out.

I also have a Asus Crosshair IV Formula, which I will be running these fans from.

So What is the best fan setup I can get? I would like to keep the cost under 50$, but sound level (dB) is not a problem. I would prefer something that has a high CFM and a nice bearing that won't wear out or wobble in 1 year.....

Obscenely loud is not desired, but I sit next to a large box fan, so as long as it isn't louder than that I am ok....

I am having trouble finding stores that have good prices on fans. And I am having trouble finding the high speed variants of fans, can only find the slow/medium types.

I have an amazon prime account (free 2 day shipping), so if that can get it cheaper keep that in consideration....


All right all you helpful people, GO.....
 
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Originally Posted by rush2049 View Post
From what I read/ can feel, the pre-installed fans suck.....
Isn't that what they're supposed to do?

Get some Gentle Typhoon AP-13's (1150rpm) or AP-14 (1400 rpm) or a mix. My impression of your case is that it is a bit air-restricted, so your fans will need extra pressure. That's what GT's are all about - and they're quiet.

GT's cost a bit, but you've already spent a great deal on your case.
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but those are all 120 mm, I need 140 mm to replace the stock fans....
 
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I'm using

as my 140mm. I also have one more that will be put back in once I go WC. Quiet, pushes air, cheap enough. Nothing more to say. Not a particularly strong fan, but does the job.

With a $50 budget, there's not a terrible amount you can really do. The fans alone in my rig cost almost $150, and that will just go up when I go water.
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but those are all 120 mm, I need 140 mm to replace the stock fans....
I was responding to your statement that you had four empty positions for 120mm fans.

For 140mm fans look at item 4 in my sig. Also here.
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