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i'm getting ready to move back into my p180 mini. im looking for some suggestions on fans that can pull pleanty of air though the front grills. i would like to keep this as silent as possible.heres what the front grills look like'
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I have noctua fans in the front of my p183. They've been pretty quiet and move a decent amount of air. Lots of other options. Check out the silent PC website for reviews, etc.
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If you want silence, then the fans need to be ~1200rpm. Any louder than that and it'll be annoying (unless the rest of your rig is louder)

You could get some low speed S-Flex or Gentle Typhoons.
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I have noctua fans in the front of my p183. They've been pretty quiet and move a decent amount of air. Lots of other options. Check out the silent PC website for reviews, etc.
ya..there some nice fans, but im not loooking to spend that much on them. there color scheme is pretty meh.
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If you want silence, then the fans need to be ~1200rpm. Any louder than that and it'll be annoying (unless the rest of your rig is louder)

You could get some low speed S-Flex or Gentle Typhoons.
well the problem isnt only the grills,they also have fan filters behind them. so im thinking ...if i use higher cmf fans,the grill and filters will block some noise. it might be better for me to look for high static pressure fans? maybe something that would be used on a rad setup.
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For the front fans high static pressure is better.
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well the problem isnt only the grills,they also have fan filters behind them. so im thinking ...if i use higher cmf fans,the grill and filters will block some noise. it might be better for me to look for high static pressure fans? maybe something that would be used on a rad setup.
I tried that on my P180 Mini. It was far too loud for my tastes, though.
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