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I currently have five fans in my cm 430 case. The way the fans are running at the moment is unacceptable. I was thinking about grabbing some decent fans that ran quietly. Which ones would be best? I have an H80 in my case, I was thinking about putting a noctua on it to push air. But I would like to spend a little less on the other fans.
post #2 of 7
I use this fan and I love it to death. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835705004 It runs loudly, but the amount of air this thing pushes is well worth the sound. It legitly sounds like a normal fan you would be running in your room on a speed between slow-medium.
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jesse618; if you can find any at all then definitely try out Thermalright's FDB fans, they're basically rebadged S-Flexes which are awesome fans; if you can't, then give the Scythe Kama Flow 2 a try, they go down to 800RPM. smile.gif
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I use this fan and I love it to death. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835705004 It runs loudly, but the amount of air this thing pushes is well worth the sound. It legitly sounds like a normal fan you would be running in your room on a speed between slow-medium.
Funny, I have one of those, too, and it's VERY loud at full speed, hence why I have it connected to my Rheobus with my other fans. The motor tone is very pleasant but the noise volume overtakes it by a long shot.
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post #4 of 7
Noiseblocker Eloops if you're willing to spend a bit of money. Otherwise Bitfenix Spectre Pro's and if you want really cheap fans: the Arctic F12 series fans smile.gif
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I realized the sound won't be an issue, I use a headset whenever I'm on. What would be the best performance fans? Budget isn't an issue on the rad fans
post #6 of 7
Then you'll want some 38mm high speed San Ace fans. They are really loud, but they push air.
post #7 of 7

LOL I just finished posting about these fans.

TFC - Triebwerk 55mm Optimized Radiator Fan Shroud 61CFM @ 21dB $20

or if your not concerned about the noise level

TFC - Triebwerk - Performance Radiator Fan 3000RPM 215CFM 65dBA $20

 

These are the best fans I've come across. and Daz Mode has the best deals on them

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