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post #1 of 19
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I'm looking for some quiet 120mm fans. Can anybody recommend me some??

Also I'm kind of on a budget and don't really want to spend $20+ on some noctua fans.
Edited by wompwomp - 6/7/11 at 4:56pm
post #2 of 19
You could undervolt your current fans for less noise. If you'd rather get some new ones, typically any fan with less than 900 or so RPM will be quiet. I think some of the Scythe Slipstream fans fit the bill as well as Gentle Typhoon AP11 and 12
post #3 of 19
I'm using about 8 of these: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=26377

2 of the 140mm versions and 6 of the 120mm. They're nearly whisper quiet, push a moderate amount of air, come pre-sleeved, and are pretty damn inexpensive.
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Originally Posted by wompwomp;13773976 
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Click my first link in my sig. Check the fan section, I would also recommend a fan controller now or eventually....just read the appropriate sections, you'll get the idea of what I am trying to get at.
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post #6 of 19
A Those fans with a fan controller would be the best idea, Are they 3 pin connectors?
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post #7 of 19
I have 2x Noctua NF-P12 120mms on my H70 they are super quiet, kinda pricey though and the fan color isnt the nicest.
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post #8 of 19
I have got Akasa 120mm Apache Fan. It looks nice, regarding the noise, without fan controller, it is quite, i like it.
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post #9 of 19
gelid wings are extremely quiet as are some silver stone fans you should check them out


the silver stones are really cool and quiet same with the gelid wings
post #10 of 19
Scythe Sflex 120MM 800 Rpm fans :-) I use them, they are dead silent and push a good amount of air for excellent cooling. My whole system was built with silence in mind :-)

http://www.centralcomputers.com/commerce/catalog/product.jsp?product_id=57258
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