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I purchased a Corsair 650D and wanted to replace the front 200mm fan. Which would be the best for air flow and low noise?

Thanks! +rep for helpful input.

EDIT: Prefer no LED's.
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I've heard good things about Coolermaster 200mm fans. I don't think there is really a huge range though. I myself am thinking about getting a 650D, basically the only thing I can fault with it is the 200mm fans.

I am thinking about just drilling some holes or zip tieing two 140mm or 120mm fans in the front. I believe this will yield better results than a 200mm, although would be louder.
post #3 of 26
My Bitfenix Survivor has two 200mm fans and they're spiffy as can be.

They move a good amount of air and I can't hear them over the rest of my system (which is pretty quiet ^^) unless I put my ear right up to them. Plus they come in a wide array of led colors (including no leds) and the leds are subtle and not super bright.
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+1 for the CM fans. Megaflows I think they're called. I have two, stock with my case, I can't hear them and they push a lot of air.
    
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my Coolermaster fans seem to do the job very well
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coolmaster megsflows seem to be the ones to get. i'm looking to replace four of my 120mm with theses.
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post #8 of 26
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eggs2see;14242684 
I've heard good things about Coolermaster 200mm fans. I don't think there is really a huge range though. I myself am thinking about getting a 650D, basically the only thing I can fault with it is the 200mm fans.

I am thinking about just drilling some holes or zip tieing two 140mm or 120mm fans in the front. I believe this will yield better results than a 200mm, although would be louder.

Yea.. I wanted to mod it and put a 120mm Rad there with a P/P 120mm fans, but I don't wanna ruin a new case.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Siegfried262;14242696 
My Bitfenix Survivor has two 200mm fans and they're spiffy as can be.

They move a good amount of air and I can't hear them over the rest of my system (which is pretty quiet ^^) unless I put my ear right up to them. Plus they come in a wide array of led colors (including no leds) and the leds are subtle and not super bright.

I'll look into those. Thanks smile.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Syrillian;14242725 
I have had good luck with this BitFenix Spectre fan:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12863/fan-835/BitFenix_Spectre_All_White_200mm_Fan_BFF-SCF-20020WW-RP.html?tl=g36c15s1391

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I think ima end up going with one of these, but they don't seem to move alot of air. 46CFM. The CM move around 80+ if thats true.
Quote:
Originally Posted by PiERiT;14242730 
+1 for the CM fans. Megaflows I think they're called. I have two, stock with my case, I can't hear them and they push a lot of air.

Yea, but I don't want LED's frown.gif
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Originally Posted by bige83;14242755 
my Coolermaster fans seem to do the job very well

I might end up getting the CM and breaking the LED's tongue.gif

Thanks + rep to you all biggrin.gif
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The highest cfm 200mm fan I've found is this NZXT fan. I'm using 2 on my HAF-X and they move some serious air. The only problem with them is that they aren't true 200mm fans, so you have to rig them a little to get them to work with a 200mm configuration.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by F-U-B-A-R;14242805 
I think ima end up going with one of these, but they don't seem to move alot of air. 46CFM. The CM move around 80+ if thats true.

I wouldn't recommend getting those BitFenix fans unless you are ok with low cfm, they don't move much air at all.
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