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I am going to guess that Mr. Tot will tell you Gelid Silent 14's, I recently got two myself off of eBay and am really enjoying them so far. Need to do more testing though.
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I am going to guess that Mr. Tot will tell you Gelid Silent 14's, I recently got two myself off of eBay and am really enjoying them so far. Need to do more testing though.
I shall await further testing.
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Thanks to Tater and everyone else that answered my question.
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Originally Posted by lonelycowfarmer View Post

Finally after reading all 131 pages [which only took around 2 hours, no sweat right tongue.gif] I have come to a conclusion on 140mm fans but I want last minute advice/comments. I'm looking at "low budget" fans that are ideally $15 each. The fans I have picked out are Cougars HDB 140mm and GeLID. I do not know which GeLID fans to get though. Basically I need the fan to overcome a dust filter and some other restrictions on the intakes. Mind you I have no hard drive cages in the way so it will be free flow from then on.

EDIT: Also at around $20-$30 what fans should I be looking at? I want the best price to noise/airflow.


GeLID Silent 14's for $15 fans, get them on Ebay.

Be Quiet Silent Wing 2 140mm's for the $20-30 fans. Gotta get them on NCIX or Aquatuning.us

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Gelid Silent 14 PWM fans can be had for $12.6 with free shipping from SuperBiiz (use coupon code FREESIA for 10% off)
http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=FAN-PX14

I got one myself not too long ago--arrived pretty quickly.

They also have TY-147 140mm fans on sale for $13.60 with free shipping after POCKY3317 coupon code (though that ends today).
http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=FAN-TY147
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Reminds me, I still need to find a good deal on the TY-141 & TY-150, so I can have all the different TY-Series fans in my inventory. 

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TY-141 is $14.40 after coupon on SuperBiiz too--dunno how good that is for that fan.
   
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Tator Tot I was wondering if you could provide a little insight. Like you have been saying, good 140mm fans are hard to find and also more so with LED's. With that in mind what would go best with the XSPC EX280 Rad? I was thinking 4 Aerocool Sharkfan 140's in blue LED? The aerocool's seem to be the "best" 140's I can buy in South Africa. (I don't like overseas shipping). Or would it be more worth my time going down the 4 x Corsair 120 SP Performance Editions route with the EX240 Rad? I am after max performance not really silence as my 4 Storm Force 200's in my case get really noisy at full tilt!biggrin.gif


EDIT: If I can get them will the Akasa Viper or Viper R's be worth my time?
EDIT: Too early and forgot to respond.

What RADs & Fans do you have to pick from, their might be a better combo out there for you.
Well the local E tailer I use only stocks XSPC water cooling stuff. And out of all the XSPC rads the EX series will best fit my budget. Why can't CoolerMaster just enlarge their best fans like the Blademaster, Xtra Flo's, and Excaliburs to 140mm??? That would make my choice a lot easier!

I can get hold of ordinary CoolerMaster BC 140mm fans @ 1800RPM.
Speed: 1,800 RPM ±10%
Air Flow: 77.7 CFM ±10%
Air pressure: 1.95 mmH2O ±10%
Noise: 31.3 dBA
Bearing Type: Dual Ball
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White blades on a black frame - what are the best options for 120mm?

I got some XION AXP Alphawings that aren't bad, but don't push a ton of air. Also wondering about the Nexus and Arctic Cooling offerings.
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TY-141 is $14.40 after coupon on SuperBiiz too--dunno how good that is for that fan.

 

I don't know really either, since I don't have it. Ideally I'd like to get the other TY fans for ~$10-12 like I did the rest of mine. Gotta deal hunt, otherwise I'd be broke buying fans.

 

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Well the local E tailer I use only stocks XSPC water cooling stuff. And out of all the XSPC rads the EX series will best fit my budget. Why can't CoolerMaster just enlarge their best fans like the Blademaster, Xtra Flo's, and Excaliburs to 140mm??? That would make my choice a lot easier!

I can get hold of ordinary CoolerMaster BC 140mm fans @ 1800RPM.
Speed: 1,800 RPM ±10%
Air Flow: 77.7 CFM ±10%
Air pressure: 1.95 mmH2O ±10%
Noise: 31.3 dBA
Bearing Type: Dual Ball

 

I'd get the 120mm model and the Corsair SP models. The Sharks are not awful from what I've seen, but I know they're definitely not quiet.

 

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White blades on a black frame - what are the best options for 120mm?

I got some XION AXP Alphawings that aren't bad, but don't push a ton of air. Also wondering about the Nexus and Arctic Cooling offerings.

 

Nexus Basic will be about the same, Arctic Cooling models are awful. GeLID Silent 12's would probably be your best option.

 

You have to remember that Alpha Wings & Nexus Basic's are only 1000 RPM, so it's not going to feel like they're moving a lot of air.

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