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post #1 of 8
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I'm looking for some quiet 140mm fans to put on my EK XTC 420. Right now Im using the stock fans that came with the NZXT switch 810 but they are a little too loud for me and the motor makes a buzzing noise. I would prefer the fans to be around $15 or less and would like them to be all black or black frame with white fan blades. Thanks
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post #2 of 8
Cougar Vortexes are great for that.
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post #3 of 8
Medium speed Yate Loons @ 7V have the best noise out of all the 140mm fans I've tried so far. No annoying bearing noises at all.
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post #4 of 8
I found the B Gears B-Blasters to be pretty nice when I was using them. But then again, different people have different opinions of loud. I also have a fan controller with my NZXT case that I use.
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post #5 of 8
Noise Blocker Pro's are excellent, but they are a little pricey.
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post #6 of 8
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Thanks for the replies, I would get noise blockers but theyre so expensive
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post #8 of 8
I've got two yate loons and 4 Akasa Apaches. I love the Apaches, they look great, are dead silent and have great pressure. I run all my fans at 7V now and I can't hear them at all.
I don't know much about fans though so I would wait for somebody else's opinion on the Akasa Apaches or Vipers smile.gif.
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