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the yate loons are probably the best you will find for silent fans
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Thank you for not reading the thread.
i just thought i would second the notion
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post #53 of 76
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i just thought i would second the notion
This thread is saying that Yate Loons are not the quietest. They are, however, quiet "enough" on the cheap.

I'm looking for quiet fans, PERIOD. DONE. FULLSTOP. WRITTEN. FIN.
    
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This thread is saying that Yate Loons are not the quietest. They are, however, quiet "enough" on the cheap.

I'm looking for quiet fans, PERIOD. DONE. FULLSTOP. WRITTEN. FIN.
sry bout that... i only read the first page cause i didnt have time to go though all six... ignore my responce about yate loons, cause i prity much only look at cheep fans cause im poor

EDIT: i was thinking about gentle typhoones, not yate loons
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Well if you're looking for quiet ones definitely look into Noiseblockers and their fans...I have XLPs and those are really amazing..+ they give you that rubber stuff instead screws so there's no vibration at all...check them out!
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high speed deltas have 5-1 cfm to dba ratios and higher!
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im sitting 3 feet from the thermlright ty-140s in my pc and cant hear them at all. Get a PWM splitter and enjoy silence. They also have basically the Best noise/cfm ratio on the market

I cant find it in 10 seconds of searching but a couple users have done multiple comparisons of 100+ fans and the ty-140 always comes out on top for noise/cfm ratio


Afterthought: could you use an electrostatic device like an air cleaner for a low cfm low pressure air mover? you wouldnt need fan grills or filters. too much magnetic field? does one exist for PCs?
Edited by MCImes - 5/19/11 at 12:55am
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Don't know if you ran into this yet.

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beleave it or not, the fans with the best DBa to CFM ratio is probably this... 66.5 DBa for 252.8 CFM... not exactly quiet but a realy high ratio ... also, this is an absolutely silent fan for how much air it pushes ... now on a more serious note... the yate loons are probably the best you will find for silent fans
Deltas are good but loud. I'll just say this, NoiseBlocker, Noctua, Yate Loons (for some), AP-13, and the CM Sickle Flow 120 based on what I've read and posted is great for HTPC since they're pretty silent.
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post #60 of 76
CM Sickle Flow do much more noise then they say i have one so i know.
My opinion goes to SilenX iXtrema fans i have a few and they are very good something like this 72CFM for 14DBA on 120mm*25 http://www.silenx.com/ixtremaprofans.asp
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