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Currently I've the Zalman Z9 Plus case, I want to replace the fans, what's the best fans available? I need 4x1400mm and 1x120mm fans

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Corsair Air Series AF120 Quiet Edition and Corsair Air Series AF140 Quiet Edition. These fans are simply amazing.
Edited by bigkahuna360 - 9/7/12 at 4:00am
     
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Corsair Air Series AF120 Quiet Edition and Corsair Air Series AF140 Quiet Edition. These fans are simply amazing.
AF120 is better than SP120? Are the fans PWM?
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The SP series are for radiators. AF are case fans.
     
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The SP series are for radiators. AF are case fans.
AF120 Quiet Edition only has 1100RPM but AF120 Performance Series has 1650RPM
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I assumed you might have wanted it to be quieter as people love quiet cases.
     
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the speed of the Quiet versions is plenty, imo. There's other good fans but the Corsairs are easy recommends as theyre very good, not super expensive, and widely available.
    
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The SP are not just for rads, as they are high-pressure fans and will be excellent case fans in any type of restricted airflow situation, such as intake fans in front of drive bays or behind filters. The AF series are designed to work best in completely unobstructed areas, such as internal fans and exhaust. I would suggest getting the Performance model, as you can always turn down fan speeds but you can't speed up fans beyond the max setting.
   
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Scythe fans better than Corsair?
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Is VW better than a Honda? rolleyes.gif
Is Boeing better than Air Bus? biggrin.gif
Is German better than Dutch?thumb.gif

I'm no lover of Corsair so I would go Scythe if those were the only options.
I like Thermalright TY-140/141/143/147... haven't use a 147 or 150 yet. I have and use Akasa FN053 and Apache and like them too. But Corsair lies when they call their TX650 rev 2 fan "Ultra Quiet". I can hear it at idle 3 meters away.. mad.gif
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