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Need a fan that moves as much air as a vantec tornado, with little noise

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Trying to quiet my PC down a bit... I have vantec tornados (2 of them) on my case with a control unit, but what I am trying to find is a fan that will move about the same amount of air, more would be better, but quieter. Can anyone reccomend something?

Thanks in advance.
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Can you link them (or post the specs) so we know exactly what we're dealing with?
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You're not going to find them unless you want like 120s or something.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FlaKing View Post
You're not going to find them unless you want like 120s or something.
Thats what I was afraid of having to go with a bigger fan.... bleh.

Anyway here are the fans I have now:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999613
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High airflow = noise.

Dang... that's some air! Did you put a fan controller to make those puppies behave?
    
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post #6 of 9
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Quote:
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High airflow = noise.

Dang... that's some air! Did you put a fan controller to make those puppies behave?
yea man... I got one that is constantly on high, cause its not that loud in the front of my case. The one on the top of my case is louddddddddd though hehe. I keep that one at about 50% most the time. Its kinda cool cranking them up though my friends are like *** is wrong with you dude lol.

Wish I could fit a 120mm in here .
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post #7 of 9
Is the fan itself loud, or does contact with the metal of the case make it louder? maybe you can put some dampening material between the fan and the case...
    
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post #8 of 9
Silenx do high airflow, low noise fans. I have one of their 120mm ones, it moves 71cfm @ 14dba.
They look a little different to other fans - wider and different shaped fins.

I dunno if you have them in the US (im from New Zealand) but you should be able to order them from the silenx site.

[edit] also for the dampening you can use blu tak to seperate the screws from the case/fan. See my thread here

Good luck
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post #9 of 9
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The case does vibrate a bit... I'm going to try dampening it. It would make the pc a bit quieter. If I push on the screws where the fan goes it gets quieter, not much but its a difference. At this point every little bit will help since it seems I'm going to have to keep these fans
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