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post #11 of 15
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Good to know it's too bad I really like the orange and everything but whine and annoying noises are a no go. I can tolerate sound of air pushing but anything else urrgggg...... I guess now it comes down to which Corsairs the static pressure fans vs. airflow fans

Which Noctua fans are on par with the SP120s?
Edited by Peanuts4 - 6/23/13 at 8:47am
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post #12 of 15
It's said that the new batch of the Cougars has no such problems, but I would not take the chance really. I have no idea how they compare to the Noctuas but given the price and noise and performance Noctuas easily come out on top? I'm no Noctua expert so I can't tell you.
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Any experience with Gentle Typhoons?
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post #14 of 15
The SP120 PE are far and away the best of the lineup, for case fans as well as rads. Don't bother with the AF120s.

Gentle Typhoon are good, but overrated IMHO. They are one of the best "compromise" fans, as they do everything pretty well and are decently quiet, but they are not the best fans at any one task. Jack of all trades, master of none.
   
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post #15 of 15
I'd gonna say one of the best all around fans are the Gelid Wing fans, they're not too expensive, not too cheap- just in the sweet spot. They offer them in PWM, and non-PWM variations. They've got a ver neutral color scheme (being either blue or white depending on which fan), and to top it off- they're quiet!
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