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noctua nf p12 on sale 16.00 at the egg , free shipping , is that a good deal ? Noctua used to be my go to fan , can always use another fan .

 

I don't like them, the SSO bearing is nothing special and it's prone to leaking.

 

If you like them, then I can't really recommend against it too much.

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noctua nf p12 on sale 16.00 at the egg , free shipping , is that a good deal ? Noctua used to be my go to fan , can always use another fan .

Are you using some secret code for that, beyond 20% off fans? They show up as $25 for single fans + $3 shipping. Amazon's generally the best place for cheap Noctua fans.
   
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so this http://www.xilence.net/en/products/fans/fans/2-component-fan-140.html is the same as the deepcool sf 140 , but in red ? Good to know . I am changing out all the stock fans in 3 computers , almost done about 3 fans left to replace . Good thing about the deepcool 140 is it has mounting holes for 140 and 120 spacing on the fram , my case does not have holes for 140mm fans but has the space , less drilling
Where to buy xilence ?
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so this http://www.xilence.net/en/products/fans/fans/2-component-fan-140.html is the same as the deepcool sf 140 , but in red ? Good to know . I am changing out all the stock fans in 3 computers , almost done about 3 fans left to replace . Good thing about the deepcool 140 is it has mounting holes for 140 and 120 spacing on the fram , my case does not have holes for 140mm fans but has the space , less drilling
Where to buy xilence ?

Yup, but rounded frames instead of square ones.

Ebay, unless you're in the EU.

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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608004
the one time being canadian helps no more free shipping :-(
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I had a great laugh watching this Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm fan "review" video that I thought fellow quiet fan enthusiasts would appreciate biggrin.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2CnK0UDpHg

Notice how many times the guy says how quiet the fan is biggrin.gif
   
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I had a great laugh watching this Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm fan "review" video that I thought fellow quiet fan enthusiasts would appreciate biggrin.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2CnK0UDpHg

Notice how many times the guy says how quiet the fan is biggrin.gif
I have 3 of those Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm fans and i have heard busy aircraft carrier decks that was less noisy
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I don't like them, the SSO bearing is nothing special and it's prone to leaking.

If you like them, then I can't really recommend against it too much.

Oh , did not know that about the sso bearing , will avoid them then . Which are the good Noctua bearing/fans then , or are they all prone to leaking . Have 2 noctua going on 3 years on 24/7 and they are still silent , will check for leaks next cleaning not sure what model they aere 120mm . Still need 3 more 120mm fans to complete my computers .
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Oh , did not know that about the sso bearing , will avoid them then . Which are the good Noctua bearing/fans then , or are they all prone to leaking . Have 2 noctua going on 3 years on 24/7 and they are still silent , will check for leaks next cleaning not sure what model they aere 120mm . Still need 3 more 120mm fans to complete my computers .

 

SSO2 bearing is perfect.

 

What's the price you're looking at spending on each fan? Also, Canadian correct? Also, what case are you putting them in, specifically, where at in the case?

If you have a picture of your rig, that would help.

 

GeLID Silent 12's would be a good option though.

http://www.ncix.ca/products/?sku=34071&vpn=FN-PX12-15%20%2F%20Silent%2012&manufacture=Gelid%20Solutions%20Ltd.&promoid=1268

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Cougar Vortex HDB & Corsair SP/AF Series fans all use HDB's.

Corsair actually uses a better OEM on their fans, so reliability should be higher.

As for performance metrics; Corsair's fans are more optimized for different scenarios. On a radiator the SP series will perform better. As a case fan, the AF Series would perform better.
Corsair does offer Quiet & Performance edition fans as well.
Thanks man.
Going to order soon :3
Why is the Vortex series rated for 300,000 hours?
And sp series are only 45,000?
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