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post #1 of 12
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Looking for suggestions on the best possible fan for the side on my coolermaser scout case. I've looked at a few the Cooler Master Turbine & the Excalibur but before i go off and buy one i thought it would be best to ask.

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post #2 of 12
Scythe, Xigmatek, and Enermax TB Silence fans are great on airflow, low on noise, and have a good price.

Do you have a price range and are you worried about sound?

CM R4 fans are good and flow around 70cfm aren't too loud either. I owned a pair of the Red LED versions that were 90cfm.
    
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post #3 of 12
Gentle Typhoon and Noiseblocker have a good variant of silent and also well-perform fans..
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post #4 of 12
I'm a fan of Yate Loon fans, mine have performed very well. I'd recommend a D12SX-12 (the X being L, M, or H depending on what you're looking for-performance or quiet). The other option is the Scythe Slipstream 120mm fans. Both good deals and good performance....you can't go wrong with either of them.
 
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post #5 of 12
What amount of noise is acceptable for you? Many people prefer quiet rigs, but I'm perfectly fine with 37db fans. It'll be easier to recommend a specific fan knowing how much db you're willing to go with.
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post #6 of 12
Yate Loons are great for people with a very low budget. The NoiseBlocker Multiframes are rather expensive but really nice fans. Scythe's Gentle Typhoons are great fans too.
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post #7 of 12
I just rebuilt, changed cases from an Antec 900 with Scythe Slipstreams & an Ultra Kaze. Scythes move a ton of air but are quite noisy. Go with the Loons - they're cheap, quiet, and perform very well.
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post #8 of 12
I've never had experience with the Yates but have only heard good things. I got myself 6 Scythe Kama Flow 2's (1900rpm models) and they're quite tolerant at full tilt. I usually run them at about 1200rpms though and that is quiet yet pushes good air.
post #9 of 12
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Money isn't a problem and as for noise not to much noise but airflow is key i needed to reduce the heat in my system. I have thought about changing the case but im lazy lol
Edited by nani17 - 8/5/11 at 6:23am
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post #10 of 12
Take a look at these:
Scythe Slipstream 68cfm @ 24db
Scythe Slipstream 88cfm @ 33db
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