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I am thinking of getting 3 of these fans for my Arc Midi COUGAR CF-V14HB Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing (Fluid) 300,000 Hours 14CM Silent Cooling Fan (Black)
I am looking for quiet, efficient, and durable fans. The stock fans on the Arc Midi are ****ting themselves and have begun making rattling noises. I have lubed them up with mechanical oil but that is only a temporary solution.
I've also grown tired of the noise after over 5 years of a turbine PC. I'm looking to go the quiet route whilst not resorting to drastic temperature increase or water cooling.
So if you can recommend some 140mm fans that fit my criteria, I would appreciate it.

Thanks.
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post #2 of 4
Love the Thermalright TY-140.

Hate the Noctua NF-P14.

They have 120mm mounting holes though.
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post #3 of 4
I'm a Cougar CF-V14HB owner.

I would say it has good quality and it's a very quiet while the board can controls its speed in the CHA Fan.

The fan is quoted at max 1200 rpm but actually its speed reaches about 1300 rpm at full blast.
It becomes more noticeable at max speed but it still quiet to me.
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post #4 of 4
Yeah! I own the 120mm cougars and a 140mm cougar. LOVE THEM! I think they are really great fans. Can't go wrong with them. Decently quiet too.
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