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Ok I have an H60 water cooler. The stock fans on it are a little noisy and I am looking for something to replace them with. I have heard about the Gentle Typhoons, but they are almost impossible to find at a reasonable price and also I worry about them not being PWM.(Will my 4 pin PWM CPU fan header control the speed of a GT?) I also have an Akasa Viper laying around. How does that compare to the stock H60 fan? Another fan I was looking at is the Noctua fans. I know those have gotten good reviews. So what would you guys recommend? I am looking for a good balance between performance and noise.
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have you looked at Yate loons? might be worth a look at thumb.gif
http://www.yateloon.com/manufacturer/8511/8511.html
you can look up specs here and buy from like forzencpu, sidewinder or a reseller in your country smile.gif
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post #3 of 3
Use the Akasa Viper, though you might get the same performance as the stock fan but it might be a shade quieter. I believe your MB will not control voltage regulated fans, so stick with PWM.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_5kfPpmO1M
Edited by gymenii - 2/12/12 at 4:39pm
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