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My fans are now driving me crazy as they won't stop making obnoxiously loud sounds, it's time to replace them, or quite possibly the entire cooler.

It used to occur a few minutes per day, but now it won't stop and it's clearly based on speed as at slower speeds they make virtually no noticeable noise.

They appear to only make the noise when not going at full blast, it only occurs when going at slower speeds.

I just want simple replacement fans.

it's easier to list what I don't want, I don't want to spend $50 on 2 fans, and I'd prefer the fans to be black. Basically as cheap as possible, but hopefully maintaining the same quality I had (fans that will last longer would be nice too, so I might be willing to pay more)

I'm also contemplating just replacing the cooler itself with something like

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181032

But I don't know it that will work with my hardware, it's been a while since I researched, and for once I'm asking others for advice without researching first. Self-contained water coolers also scare me.

That waterblock also looks enormous compared to Corsair's other versions I saw when I was building this PC about two years ago.

Edit - Perhaps this is a better choice than the top model - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181010
Edited by Ascii Aficionado - 12/19/13 at 4:42am
 
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Edit - Perhaps this is a better choice than the top model - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181010

The old H50 and the newer H55 don't come with a PWM fan and don't offer a built-in fan controller.
The stock fans seem cheap IMO such like my Corsair 300R stock fans.

Instead of the H50 I would consider the newer H60 that comes with a PWM fan wich design is based on the SP120's.
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