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Im going to buy 5 for a pull configuration on a 45mm and 60mm thick radiator, but I need the fans to be..

a, Quiet
b, Cheap
c, Perform at an equal level to the AP-15's

The AP-15's are a bit expensive for my, already over budget, rig. Im asking if there are other fans that are a bit cheaper, but still perform well. I have been looking at EnerMax Magma's, are they a good choice?
     
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Silverstone Air Penetrators are good and can be had for about $10
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Heard good things about yate loons
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They have to be under £11 and meet what I said above...
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PedroC1999 View Post

They have to be under £11 and meet what I said above...
Their 7$ on ncix but I wasn't aware that you were in the UK my apologies
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Their 7$ on ncix but I wasn't aware that you were in the UK my apologies

Which model were you referring to?
     
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i don't know how close (or rather far) are the Zalman ZM-F3 fans are from the GTs but i know that they are almost dirt cheap, available nearly everywhere and from the few (well done and compared) reviews i found of them they are excellent rad fan for the price.

i think that if you have means of control theses should be excellent fans for you and if not they come with a voltage step down which could do the trick too.



Also, if you have a tad more to spend you might consider the Corsair SP fans in dual packs if you can find them in a comfortable price for you. (these are great fans but for full retail price might still be a bit expensive)
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What about the EnerMax Magma, any good? Its only £7 here
     
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Noiseblocker NB loops are quite good
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Which model were you referring to?
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=22644
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