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I'm wondering if anyone has changed the fans on the Noctua NH-D14 for some quieter fans. Which fans? How would I attached them to the heatsink?

I have attached those two low volt cables to both fans, but I feel both fans are still the loudest thing in my PC.
post #2 of 26
simple answer. NF-F12 biggrin.gif
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Which fan are you talking about is loud on the D14 the P14 fan or the P12 fan?
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post #4 of 26
What's your other case fans? If those are quieter than noctuas(????) then switch to those.
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post #5 of 26
Just install a pair of their PWM models
Use the existing fan clips off the old non pwm fans that were supplied with the 'D-14
Thats what I went and did.
Works just like their new model then.
Ramps up and down with cpu load if you have pwm cpu fan terminal
post #6 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ramzinho View Post

simple answer. NF-F12 biggrin.gif

Why? It's not quieter than the P12.

@Xanatos:

Look what the performance and noise is like when you just remove the P14 in the middle.
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post #7 of 26
If you want the fans to be more quiet then why not use the low noise adaptor or the ultra low noise adaptor that comes with the cooler?
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..he did that already1
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post #9 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

If you want the fans to be more quiet then why not use the low noise adaptor or the ultra low noise adaptor that comes with the cooler?

Exactly what I did - mine is so quite. My temps are real good, but like I keep saying on here I'd rather have my computer running a little warmer than cooler - noisy fans annoy me.
post #10 of 26
I recommend Thermalright TY-140s


http://www.amazon.com/Thermalright-TY-140-140mm-160mm-PWM/dp/B00429TWM2
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