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post #11 of 23
The BEST are the deltas, however they will send you deaf, make sure you get a fan controller.
    
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post #12 of 23
120's are superior in CFM/dBa ratios than 80's

The silverstone FM121 is a good choice. It is a multi function fan (temp/manual/full).

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999344

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post #13 of 23
These are the fans I would recommend if you don't care about sound.

120mm fans:
- Delta TFB (220 CFM @ 65.0 dBA)
- Silverstone FM121 (110 CFM @ 39.5 dBA)

80mm fans:
- Delta TFB (106 CFM @ 65.0 dBA)
- Silverstone FM82 (72 CFM @ 40.4 dBA)

Be wary, these fans are extremely loud. They sound like a motorcycle on a mountain pass at full speed.

To give you an example of how loud the Delta is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11spw-uewHI
    
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wow reminds me of a turbine cool thats what I need for my power supply!
if I have a really solid case and its screwd down pretty tight with vents/tube it should help the noise right? lol if not its still perfect thank you!
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Originally Posted by metalmodman View Post
wow reminds me of a turbine cool thats what I need for my power supply!
if I have a really solid case and its screwd down pretty tight with vents/tube it should help the noise right? lol if not its still perfect thank you!
Dont let any power supply wires get near that thing...
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never mind
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post #17 of 23
I use these ones:

SilenX iXtrema Pro fan, 120x120x38mm, 1500rpm, 149.2m³/h, 18db(A) (IXP-76-18)

I don't know if you can get them in the us.
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post #18 of 23
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thank you is just a cpu fan or can I use it on my case?
Actually, its the other way around. They advertise their FM121 as a case fan, but anybody I know that has one always uses it as a CPU fan. They move a LOT of air.

The vantec stealth fans are pretty nice if you want silence. But they don't move much air.
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post #19 of 23
I use two Silverstone FM121s (120mm) and an FM82 (80mm). I don't mind running the two 120s at full RPM day in day out (Although it takes some getting used to - it's not a whine, just a whoosh of air) - but as for the 80mm, that wines at full RPM. I keep that down below half RPM. But seeing as they all come with individual fan controllers [Careful, they can break easily if they aren't mounted], it's not much of a problem. At low RPM, they still move more air than most cheap fans, but are near silent.
Hope that gives you some perspective.
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post #20 of 23
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Originally Posted by Rakukojin View Post
These are the fans I would recommend if you don't care about sound.

120mm fans:
- Delta TFB (220 CFM @ 65.0 dBA)
- Silverstone FM121 (110 CFM @ 39.5 dBA)

80mm fans:
- Delta TFB (106 CFM @ 65.0 dBA)
- Silverstone FM82 (72 CFM @ 40.4 dBA)

Be wary, these fans are extremely loud. They sound like a motorcycle on a mountain pass at full speed.

To give you an example of how loud the Delta is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11spw-uewHI
Damn! 65dBa... can't that like make you deaf? That's extremely loud, even if it is 220CFM, it won't help cool your rig that much more than a nice SilenX or an Aerocool Xtreme at 89CFM and 32dBa
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