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I will be doing my first build in April and I was wondering what are the best fans for your case. I want fans that are 25 DP or under but I want the most actual CFM, not advertised. I heard about the Gentile Typhoon and they are good for what I want.Also, are the SilverStone AP121 Fans good. I will also use a fan controller. Thanks for your help in advance!
Edited by Ted Muffin - 2/4/12 at 11:06am
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What size? The thermalright Ty-140 are amazing 140mm fans with 120mm mounting holes. They push a lot of air but are extremely quiet. Even at max speed!
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What size? The thermalright Ty-140 are amazing 140mm fans with 120mm mounting holes. They push a lot of air but are extremely quiet. Even at max speed!

I will use 120MM fans.
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What size? The thermalright Ty-140 are amazing 140mm fans with 120mm mounting holes. They push a lot of air but are extremely quiet. Even at max speed!

I will use 120MM fans.

i always recommends cougar vortex
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i always recommends cougar vortex

I don't like the color, it would make my build look horrible. Any other fans you recommend?
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I don't like the color, it would make my build look horrible. Any other fans you recommend?

Gentle Typhoons best for radiators or heatsinks with high fin density since they have high static pressure. And they're pretty quiet.

For case fans, though, I would probably just go with medium speed Scythe Slipstreams unless you're looking for a particular color.
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Scythe Slipstreams or Yate Loons, imo. Both are good "all-around" fans and neither are expensive.
    
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post #8 of 14
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Scythe Slipstreams or Yate Loons, imo. Both are good "all-around" fans and neither are expensive.

+1 to this
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Slipstreams are nice and quiet. Enermax makes some surprisingly pleasant quiet fans. Noiseblocker BlackSilents and Multiframes are awesome (don't know about their BlackSilent pro line). Thermalright's X-Silent and TY-140 are awesome fans too and mount to 120mm fan holes. If the fans will be filtered, that changes the requirements slightly and really leans toward Adda fans (if you can find them), Gentle Typhoons, Noiseblocker Multiframes, San Aces Silents (hen's teeth), and TY-140s.
    
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+1 On the TY-140, I'm replacing my current R4s with 6 of them.
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