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Anyone know if these are half decent?

I need 4 white LED 120mm fans for a case door and want something that pushes moderate amounts of air without being too loud. I have a fan controller in the case but it is being used for other things so these would be direct connected.

They seem awfully cheap...

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16835200051
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For direct connect, I would look at the NEXUS D12SL-12WL (with 4 white LED's), They're a bit more $$ but 1000 RPM, 37 CFM 18 dBA quiet. Sorry, I don't know anything about the Rosewill fans, other than they sound very loud.
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they seem decent, nice RPMs with decent air flow, i say go for it
   
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I have some stock Blue LED fans that came with my Blackhawk case. They push significantly more air than the CoolerMaster LED fans that came with my CM690 and are about equally as quiet. I can't hear em at all actually. The loudest fan in my system is my AP-15 gentle typhoon undervolted, and those are relatively quiet.
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Anyone know if these are half decent?

I need 4 white LED 120mm fans for a case door and want something that pushes moderate amounts of air without being too loud. I have a fan controller in the case but it is being used for other things so these would be direct connected.

They seem awfully cheap...

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16835200051
I have the blue LED version of this fan. It's a nice enough fan, runs at 1700 rpm at 12v, 1000 rpm at 5v. Quiet clicking at 5v, sings at 12v.

I also have two RFX-120's. I bought the first one to get the fan controller. At $10 and free shipping, they're nice enough. Run 2200 rpm at 12v, 1100 rpm at 5v. One clicks very faintly at 5v, almost lost in the ball bearing noise. At 12v they sing at two pitches - each one sings at two pitches. I assume I'm hearing the ball bearings.

All the fans have a pleasant tight sleeving. The frames are good.

Decent fans for the price. You do get what you pay for, but since Rosewill is Newegg's house brand, they can and do give value for the money.
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