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Which ones have the best cfm/noise ratio? I do prefer LED fans, but I'd like input for both normal and LED fans.

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I guess YateLoons? They are cheap ,quiet and move a decent amount of air.

CoolerMaster R4 fans are nice for case cooling as well.
    
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I bought 2 of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835200028 a few months ago. I didn't like the fan controller that came with them but I really like the fans. I think they were on sale when I got them for 7.99 or something. But it looks like you can get some Yate Loons on Amazon for 2$ more http://www.amazon.com/Yate-Loon-120mm-Crystal-D12SL-124UB/dp/B0047EJFIS/ref=pd_sim_sbs_e_5
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+1 for yate loons. I have some red Yate Loon high speeds, and on a fan controller they can get really quiet while still moving a LOT of air, as well as being able to crank them up for awesome performance. Oh, and being less than 5 bucks a pop is pretty sweet too.
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I'm looking at some Yate Loons now and I see they have a 220mmfan, but it looks like the mounting for it is closer to 200mm. Is that the mounting size for those Yate loons? Btw the 220mm looks really cool.
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Gentle Typhoons?
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Does anyone know of a good 200mm fan that has good cfm/noise?
post #8 of 13
Scythe Gentile Typhoons Medium Speed.
If you can find them.

Short of the GTs, I would recommend some Akasa Vipers or Yate Loons.
But any of the 3 will be great.

Ive got some of the Red and Black 2 Bearing 12cm Rosewill fans off of newegg and they are alright, but they arent super quiet, and they dont move a ton of air unless I crank them up to max, then they whine a bit.

EDIT: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835200021
These ones.
They are fairly good, but nothing special.
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I'm looking at Yate Loons now a lot, the only thing that worries me is if the 220mm fan will fit a 200mm fitting. I also found the GT's at xoxide for $15:
http://www.xoxide.com/scythe-gentle-typhoon-120mm-1850rpm.html
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I'm looking at Yate Loons now a lot, the only thing that worries me is if the 220mm fan will fit a 200mm fitting. I also found the GT's at xoxide for $15:
http://www.xoxide.com/scythe-gentle-typhoon-120mm-1850rpm.html

Get the GTs.
They may be a tad louder than the Loons depending on how you use them, but they are better fans overall.
Well worth the price.
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