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Directron has the Noctua NF-P12s for $16.99 right now.

http://www.directron.com/nfp121300.html
 
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Why don't you buy gentle typhoons if your budget is 15-20? I just bought 3 for 18 a piece plus a 5% off coupon for my 360 rad
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post #13 of 16
AP-14's.. virtually silent
post #14 of 16
I got couple Gelid Silent 12 sitting around. They are quiet and awesome for case fans. Do not know as a CPU cooler fan though. If you want, give me a holler.
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Originally Posted by Acoma_Andy View Post
Budget? Noiseblocker fans are great but rather expensive.
This.

These are great fans, right up there with AP-15s for 120mm / static pressure.
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post #16 of 16
Bah. If you want something comparable to GT's, get GT's. Nothing else really out there but the Evercool Titan, and that is a 200+ rpm fan.

I got some San Ace Silent Series fans - they're PWM's: 9S1212P4M011. Same specs as the GT's, and work as well. But GT's make a wind rush sound and these make a tone. Even with identical sound pressure readings, they sound louder.

If AP-15's are too loud for you, go with AP-14's. I have the whole range from 500rpm to 1850rpm. I use them as appropriate, with no fan controllers.

If you want to compare fans, check out item 1 of my sig.
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