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As far as 120mm fans go, whats the best for each category?
Noise
Air flow
And of course, looks.
I wanna get some good reviews on some fans.
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post #2 of 11
Look here and here
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post #3 of 11
I like Noctua NF-P12 Fans. Silent and good static pressure. Suited best for dense finned CPU Coolers but like all Noctua fans, seriously ugly.
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I like Gentle Typhoons. See item 1 in my sig for fan comparisons, mostly 120mm
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post #5 of 11
Coolermaster SickleFlow 120 mm will be a good choice for you!
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post #6 of 11
these push a lot look cool and have lowish sound output
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/de12trblvehi.html
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post #7 of 11
IMO you cant go wrong with some AP-15 Gentle Typhoons. Great fans and really quiet.
post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by lostmage View Post
As far as 120mm fans go, whats the best for each category?
Noise
Air flow
And of course, looks.
I wanna get some good reviews on some fans.
Delta GFB or TFB wins in all of those categories considering a reasonable budget and power usage...


...or did you mean LOW noise .

Quote:
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo View Post
these push a lot look cool and have lowish sound output
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/de12trblvehi.html
Have you used these? I've been wanting to get one and see how well it undervolts but I haven't been able to justify it with a whole box of AFB's sitting in my room .

If it undervolts quietly it is potentially a price/performance winner. The 32/38mm ones don't look to bad either .
Edited by drjoey1500 - 5/14/11 at 9:12pm
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Originally Posted by drjoey1500 View Post

Have you used these? I've been wanting to get one and see how well it undervolts but I haven't been able to justify it with a whole box of AFB's sitting in my room .

If it undervolts quietly it is potentially a price/performance winner. The 32/38mm ones don't look to bad either .
I be getting some soon
they do look cool
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 5/14/11 at 9:12pm
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by drjoey1500 View Post
Delta GFB or TFB wins in all of those categories considering a reasonable budget and power usage...


...or did you mean LOW noise .



Have you used these? I've been wanting to get one and see how well it undervolts but I haven't been able to justify it with a whole box of AFB's sitting in my room .

If it undervolts quietly it is potentially a price/performance winner. The 32/38mm ones don't look to bad either .
Where do you get your GFB's and TFB's? They do look cool.
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