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I'm wondering if fan manufacturers are like some electronics manufacturers in that some models of products are great and other models are complete trash, or if various fan models are consistent with good manufacturers.

If consistent, who are your favorites?

I ask because people always ask/mention specific fans that give high pressure, low dB, etc. But like other things it also comes down to personal preference, color, size, etc.

So if there are a couple definite leaders that make great fans, I'd love to know who those are. Or if it's all across the board and depends on the fan model, I'd like to know that too. Thanks!
    
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Nidec Servo! They don't make colorful fans though. Just high performance/low noise.
Edited by Epitope - 8/1/11 at 9:04pm
    
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Nidec Servo! They don't make colorful fans though. Just high performance/low noise.
Fine with me... I'm just doing all black right now and will go back and add color later.
    
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post #4 of 22
Arctic Cooling, Feser, NoiseBlocker, Delta, San Ace, Gelid all make very good fans.
post #5 of 22
Nidec, Thermalright, Enermax, Nexus.
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post #6 of 22
Nidec, AVC, Delta, Sunon, etc.
All the big-ass OEM manufacturers.
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post #7 of 22
Sanyo Denki - Check out ehumes Well Dressed Megahalems thread. Down side to San Aces is that they can be hard to find in retail.

Nidec Servo - The Scythe Gentle Typhoons are just very very good fans. The 1450 RPM one has the most brilliant noise to performance ratio in my opinion.

Gelid - Started with a Tranquillo and went from there. Gelid makes my go-to 140mm fan.
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post #8 of 22
Nidec, San Ace...
I could care less about bling on fans; all I want is a powerful fan that has PWM controlling circuitry, that way I can tame it back for daily use and when the time comes to let it shine I can just get my earplugs and let the thing spin at its own pleasure...
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post #10 of 22
I like yate loon myself.Bless them and their $4.00 high speed fans.
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