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Hi! I need a set of 3 fans to mount in my case, an antec 1100, as intake fans. Which fans would you recommend me, for around 15$ each? I need the fans to be quiet, but they also have to move a good amount of air, to cool down my GPUs.I was thinking about the Arctic F12 or Bitfenix spectre, but if you can give me advices, i'd appreciate that! Thanks a lot!
Have you read the graph...? The arctic F12 PWM CO is a good option, the spectre sucks.
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Have you read the graph...? The arctic F12 PWM CO is a good option, the spectre sucks.
Yes, i saw it, but i thought it was good because of the temp to noise graph. Anyway, what about the non CO version of the fan?
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Ive got 6 Arctic F12 non PWM fans and for the price i got them for - 5 usd each - i believe there are no better fans. They are really quiet at under 1000 rpm. The only con is that had i known beforehand i wouldnt use them horizontally because at low speeds they produce barely noticable clicking noise which isnt an issue when you are doing something with sound on but when the room is silent you can notice and be bothered by it after a while. At full speed they turn into jet engines though.
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Ive got 6 Arctic F12 non PWM fans and for the price i got them for - 5 usd each - i believe there are no better fans. They are really quiet at under 1000 rpm. The only con is that had i known beforehand i wouldnt use them horizontally because at low speeds they produce barely noticable clicking noise which isnt an issue when you are doing something with sound on but when the room is silent you can notice and be bothered by it after a while. At full speed they turn into jet engines though.
So, if i use them as intake fans, at 1300RPM they are really loud? What about the airflow? Is it good?
Also, what about the slip stream 1200rpm fan?
Edited by RyuBlade94 - 3/9/14 at 2:33pm
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You cant really run them at 1300 rpm unless you are using a headset, they are too loud at full speed.
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So, if i use them as intake fans, at 1300RPM they are really loud? What about the airflow? Is it good?
Also, what about the slip stream 1200rpm fan?

I recommend FN121-P from Silverstone.
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I recommend FN121-P from Silverstone.
Thanks a lot for the answer! Unluckily where i live there are only the led version of the fan, but i need a fan without leds :/ Which would be your second pick? (btw i'm probably going to connect the fans to a fan controller) Thanks again!
Edited by RyuBlade94 - 3/10/14 at 4:54am
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Thanks a lot for the answer! Unluckily where i live there are only the led version of the fan, but i need a fan without leds :/ Which would be your second pick? (btw i'm probably going to connect the fans to a fan controller) Thanks again!

Zalman ZM-F3 with LNAs, F12 PWM, or XSPC Xinruilian 1200.
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Zalman ZM-F3 with LNAs, F12 PWM, or XSPC Xinruilian 1200.
All right, thanks a lot! I'll go with the F12 PWM or the Zalman fans. Thanks again smile.gif
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