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So a while ago I got myself the v6 cooler (sig rig) for my cpu. It ran pretty silent until recently I started folding, since its been underload for more then 10 hours a day, one of the fans has developed this highpitched whine. So now im deciding to just get a new fan for replacement. Any suggestions for a quiet fan porbably under $20? I was looking at this
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=8_130&item_id=040644
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I'd go with the fan you have chosen, or I would have either of these 2:
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=8_130&item_id=046145

http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=8_130&item_id=027866

Hope I helped
 
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I think they're a bit louder than what he's looking for smile.gif
 
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I think they're a bit louder than what he's looking for smile.gif

2 things
1.CM blade master are very good for heatsinks better than those bitfenix
2.CM blade master are silent under load thumb.gif
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2 things
1.CM blade master are very good for heatsinks better than those bitfenix
2.CM blade master are silent under load thumb.gif

Bitfenix aren't bad you know, even though they're not well-known like CM. they still make good quality components.
 
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Originally Posted by PontiacGTX View Post

2 things
1.CM blade master are very good for heatsinks better than those bitfenix
2.CM blade master are silent under load thumb.gif

Bitfenix aren't bad you know, even though they're not well-known like CM. they still make good quality components.

theoretically CM fan has more air pressure which benefits any type of heatsink/rads
bitfenix in the web that eh shows, says a poor quantity of pressure
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theoretically CM fan has more air pressure which benefits any type of heatsink/rads
bitfenix in the web that eh shows, says a poor quantity of pressure

Well, the bitfenix fan's I got seem alright? smile.gif they're fairly quiet too
 
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I really like my Scythe Kama flow 2 1900rpm fans. They might be a bit on the loud side if you don't have a fan controller though. They aren't really all that expensive either.
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Originally Posted by OC-Guru View Post

Well, the bitfenix fan's I got seem alright? smile.gif they're fairly quiet too

Yea I just went out and got the bitfenix fan that I posted up. its whisper quiet. Thanks for the input guys. The cm fan that was originally in there had a high pitched buzz after some time.

On the side note the temps stayed the same after swapping fans so no arguements for cm vs bit fenix.
Edited by Onex - 4/5/12 at 6:16pm
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