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post #21 of 42
Anything that is Lenovo-quiet is quiet.
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post #22 of 42
To me it's quiet when the Fans are almost inaudible from like 1m away. Silent Wings 2 or new Noctuas SSO2 fans below ca. 800/1000rpm (140/120mm) are perfect examples.
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post #23 of 42
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Originally Posted by Elohim View Post

To me it's quiet when the Fans are almost inaudible from like 1m away. Silent Wings 2 or new Noctuas SSO2 fans below ca. 800/1000rpm (140/120mm) are perfect examples.
How do the TY-14x series compare to this "inaudible from like 1m away" standard?

I'm asking because I value your judgement and TY-14x are fans we both like.

With my ears I can't hear them idling 700rpm @ 1m, but they are not good ears. wink.gif
post #24 of 42
if I am not disturbed by anykind of noise I could say "It is quiet".
post #25 of 42
It's quiet when you can hear HDDs rotor noise (not the heads, not reading/writing) If you only have SSD then, as long as there's no ticking/clicking, it's silent biggrin.gif
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post #26 of 42
Quiet is like having my PC on the desk 1m away from me and not be disturbed by the fan noise. I use Enermax Turbolence 11DBA and they do the trick biggrin.gif
post #27 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by Catscratch View Post

It's quiet when you can hear HDDs rotor noise (not the heads, not reading/writing) If you only have SSD then, as long as there's no ticking/clicking, it's silent biggrin.gif

Almost what I can hear, I can partially hear the front 230mm fan on my HAF 932 and that's it i think, I can hear the HDD when it loads up stuff. tongue.gif
Okay so apparently it's one of the graphics cards rolleyes.gif
 
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post #28 of 42
My TY-14x on Silver Arrow are loud on 600RMP
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Quiet is inaudible in the environment I use the computer.

Now, bearable to have 24/7 on your ears... Nothing noisier than a 1200RPM 12cm Yate Loon.
   
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post #30 of 42
Inaudible is silent to me. Man I remember back in the Core2Duo days where I had my Lian Li V1000Plus II filled with 5 Scythe S-FLEX 800RPM fans, it was SILENT! This Corsair 500R and a H100i is loud as hell!
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