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post #1 of 11
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As the title says. Looking for 120 and 140mm fans with these attributes. As examples I offer:

The zalman

And the Aerocool

Not really into clear, but the numbers on the aerocool are pretty enticing and the White LED's will suffice. They have to be sufficient to push/pull on a RASA RX-360 radiator also.

Gonna end up being a lot of fans, so VRC's to put on the fans in the loud spots would be nice too

Edit: Quick thought - chrome and stainless are OK too. But I didn't notice any real performers in this category.
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post #2 of 11
the white NZXT fans that come stock with phantom cases are very very quiet. I just my GF a rig with 1x140, 6x120, and 2x200, and you have to be in the room and pretty close to hear any fan noise
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post #3 of 11
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I'll be getting 4 of those in the switch 810 that will be delivered any moment now. Need about 8 more though, and I don't think they'll match the airflow on either of those I listed.
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post #4 of 11
are they for the rad?
why you dont want black fans?
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post #5 of 11
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They're for all of my airflow needs. And the black switch 810 already comes with a few black\white fans which add a nice contrast. I want to add to that, and will also be picking up some solid white tubing. Someday I'll be brave enough to sleeve my non-modular PSU I picked up for a very reasonable price, and I'll be doing that in varying shades of gray.

I've lived with a rave party beside my face for 3 years now, it's time for a clean build.
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post #6 of 11
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They're for all of my airflow needs. And the black switch 810 already comes with a few black\white fans which add a nice contrast. I want to add to that, and will also be picking up some solid white tubing. Someday I'll be brave enough to sleeve my non-modular PSU I picked up for a very reasonable price, and I'll be doing that in varying shades of gray.
I've lived with a rave party beside my face for 3 years now, it's time for a clean build.

nothing is answered here rolleyes.gif
Edited by PontiacGTX - 5/2/12 at 1:09pm
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post #7 of 11
I like the nzxt fans,hardly any noise and flow good.
post #8 of 11
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nothing is answered here rolleyes.gif

Everything is, actually. Anywhere there is an area to mount a fan, I will be putting something in there. If I have a radiator, it obviously needs fans, the case has about 6 open slots despite coming with 4 fans also. Those will be filled. The three fans that come with the cooling kit leave a bit to be desired, but they can be replaced at lesiure. I'd like to keep it uniform also.

The NZXT fans may be my choice, but there are enough places to hide the 4 I have if I decide to go with something else. Which it looks like I will. Reading around It seems that the Zalmans have a pretty high static pressure and better air flow than the NZXT's, and still are the quieter of the two. So if anyone is still offering suggestions they're the fan to beat.
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post #9 of 11
what about XSPC Xinruilian 2000 RPM? cheap and 3.00mm-h2o static aire pressure
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what about XSPC Xinruilian 2000 RPM? cheap and 3.00mm-h2o static aire pressure

This is a good rad choice.

I have some of the areocool sharks, couple that I am about to sell as well as some I have in my rig right now.

They are great fans, but make decent noise if you squish them up against a non-honeycomb grate/mesh. They move a ton of air, while looking amazing and being quiet and I couldn't be happier, but they are not to be used on any type of radiator.
 
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