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post #1 of 25
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I will be using Black Ice SR-1 Series Radiators,

I am shooting for as quite as possible

There will be a total of 5 Rads in my case

Im looking for the quietest, best performing ones.

Ive heard the videos of different types of fans and how they sound at different RPMs

But they weren't all the fans out there.

Need advice

Thanks
post #2 of 25
The Syche Gentle Typhoons AP-15 are a good option.
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post #3 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kieran View Post

The Syche Gentle Typhoons AP-15 are a good option.

+1 for Gentle Typhoons. Those are quiet and good.
post #4 of 25
ap-15's with fan controller .
post #5 of 25
Thread Starter 
ive heard that gentle typhoons are great, but at higher fan speeds, they sound awful.

Also i forgot to mention,

I would really like the color black
post #6 of 25
The SR-1 likes fans sub-1000rpm...
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post #7 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Triangle View Post

The SR-1 likes fans sub-1000rpm...

^what he or she said.

if you want quiet undervolt some Nexus Basics, Scythe Slip Streams or do the same with Gelid Silent's but they are very quiet. GT's are good but you won't notice the difference at 1000rpm or less, still a good choice if you have the money.
post #8 of 25
I have Thermalright X-Silent\'s 140mm on my SR-1 420... I like them.

Check this out
http://skinneelabs.com/hwlabs-sr1-360/4/
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post #9 of 25
Noiseblocker PL2, slightly less cfm than an AP-14 at full speed and about the same noise levels as an AP-15 but the sound is smoother with none of the high pitched whine of the newer AP-14s and 15s.

Noiseblocker PL2
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post #10 of 25
I bought a SR-1 420 and decided on Gentle Typhoons AP-15s to take advantage of the adapter/shroud benefit. My other choice was to get Thermalright X-Silent 140mm fans. Haven't tested it yet though!
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