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But hey if CorsairGeorge wants to send us all Corsair fans for free.......I won't complain. So whataya say Corsair ol chap.......1000 fan giveaway? smile.gif I could really use two good 92mm fans better than these Fractal Design R2's.
hey I'm down for that lol
post #2232 of 2742
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If noise bothers you just wear headphones, they don't even need to be noise canceling. I wear my ASTRO A40s and I can't hear anything even if someone is shouting at me =P

Not a chance. My PC is now near inaudible at load or not - using only SSDs and watercooling with EK F1 fans running at 400-600rpm. Best thing I've done.
     
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post #2233 of 2742
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Not a chance. My PC is now near inaudible at load or not - using only SSDs and watercooling with EK F1 fans running at 400-600rpm. Best thing I've done.
my mistake, thought you were searching for noise reduction... Still you'll get better performance and airflow with noctuas with the same amount of noise if not less, but double the rpms. Plus if you msg them on Facebook asking for swag they'll send you a mini Keychain fan wink.gif
I don't think anyone here will disagree with me that noctua is top notch
post #2234 of 2742
well, i've yet to see any other fan with a dramatically better noise curve than noctua.
post #2235 of 2742
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my mistake, thought you were searching for noise reduction... Still you'll get better performance and airflow with noctuas with the same amount of noise if not less, but double the rpms. Plus if you msg them on Facebook asking for swag they'll send you a mini Keychain fan wink.gif
I don't think anyone here will disagree with me that noctua is top notch
I actually will disagree. I don't like the noise and vibration of Noctuas I've tried.. and when I consulted the test results from thermalbench.com... the EK F1 was more effective in cooling than any of the Noctuas. So in short the EK F1 is cheaper, performs better and looks better. Pretty easy. The only thing I would consider is the Corsair ML as it could reduce the bearing noise. You double rpms suggestion is a whole load of rubbish..
     
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post #2236 of 2742
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I actually will disagree. I don't like the noise and vibration of Noctuas I've tried.. and when I consulted the test results from thermalbench.com... the EK F1 was more effective in cooling than any of the Noctuas. So in short the EK F1 is cheaper, performs better and looks better. Pretty easy. The only thing I would consider is the Corsair ML as it could reduce the bearing noise. You double rpms suggestion is a whole load of rubbish..
I've got to agree with this. While Noctua aren't objectively loud, their sound profile seems very abrasive at higher RPMs. Maybe it's just a personal thing, I don't know.
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post #2237 of 2742
So is NB Eloop best fan among 140 mm? Considering all together: quality, noise, air flow etc
post #2238 of 2742
Sorry I meant at low speed, 400-800 RPM

I have several EK F1-140 and F2-140 and found them loud, even those EK sent me as replacement of their first batch
post #2239 of 2742
I would just like to state i never said noctuas were the very best, all i said is id take them over corsair, as i had corsair fans in my comp prior.. noctuas are what I personally prefer, for me they are quieter than the corsairs i replaced them with but cfm was my main reason for switching at the time. im not denying there are comparable fans out there. as i said if corsair were to offer me some free fans id def take them. in fact out of the 9 fans in my comp presently, two are corsair
post #2240 of 2742
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I actually will disagree. I don't like the noise and vibration of Noctuas I've tried.. and when I consulted the test results from thermalbench.com... the EK F1 was more effective in cooling than any of the Noctuas. So in short the EK F1 is cheaper, performs better and looks better. Pretty easy. The only thing I would consider is the Corsair ML as it could reduce the bearing noise. You double rpms suggestion is a whole load of rubbish..
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I've got to agree with this. While Noctua aren't objectively loud, their sound profile seems very abrasive at higher RPMs. Maybe it's just a personal thing, I don't know.

I agree as well, but only with the iPPC fans, which I find to have a brutally invasive sound signature. I could stand them for only a couple of weeks use - while they weren't loud on the dB scale, they were incredibly irritating at all speeds.

But, I never had any issue with any of the beige lines or Redux.
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