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I'm looking for great performance cooling wise fans, which are affordable, and they can be bought with international free or low cost shipping.

Noise is not big issue, but they should not be very noisy....also looking for airflow around 75 CFM + realistic, not stated on the box, thanks thumb.gif
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post #2 of 15
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Noise is not big issue, but they should not be very noisy
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What is a tolerable noise level for you? What components do you have now that we can use as a baseline for what is a tolerable noise level? tongue.gif

For example: anything over 1100RPM on NH-D14 --- look up dB rating at 1m and use that

I'm not sure if you can buy off Newegg? There's a bunch of fans on sale for $12-16 worth looking at
http://www.overclock.net/t/1457919/newegg-20-off-select-case-fans-including-12-14-phanteks-11-14-cougar-13-60-jetflo

Phanteks & Cougar in particular
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post #3 of 15
My pick goes to the Silverstone FHP141. I have two of them on my Phanteks cooler, and they blow some rediculous air. They're also one of the cheapest, most powerful 140mm fans out there. They have a 500-2000 rpm band, and a built-in fan controller so they can either be silent or leafblowers. The downsides are that it has 120mm mounting holes, and it's 38mm thick.

If those won't work for you, then my next pick would be the bgears b-blaster 140mm pwm, or non-pwm fans. They don't move as much air as the FHP141s, but they're thinner, have 140mm mounting holes, and are still on the cheap side.
post #4 of 15
The thermalright Ty-143 is an absolute beast. 2500RPM/130 CFM at full speed, but it's PWM and very quiet when turned down. Cheap too.

The only catch... The color scheme sicksmiley.png
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post #5 of 15
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Thanks all for the response. I got D14, and its quiet to me, a little bit over that will be totally fine, lets say + 15%? sorry i'm not an expert on this subject biggrin.gif


Keep in mind, i'm from EU, the fans must be available for order internationally, with very little or free shipping costs.

Also i need fans great for case, dont know if that makes a difference, not for cpu redface.gif
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post #6 of 15
I suggest Noctua fans as they are the best, and also because you live EU.

heres a link.
http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=start


and here is a pic of my 6 Noctua case fans and my Noctua cpu cooler.
I have 2 Noctua 140mm fans up top.
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post #7 of 15
That's perfect, the Thermalright fans are a lot cheaper in the EU compared to the US. I use a Ty-143 as my side panel fan with a panty hose fan filter, and my GPU is a whole lot quieter than it was with a 120mm antec fan.

Other fans like Noctuas/Noiseblockers/Phanteks etc are a bit quieter at the same RPM, but more expensive and won't spin up to higher RPMs.
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post #8 of 15
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Where can i find TR fans in EU with free shipping? and also PWM fans can be controlled via UEFI right? i got Asus Z77 Mobo. For example i can tune Ty 143, for 100CFM lets say 1900RPM? will that be also noisy?

Also i said afforbale, Nocuta is like 30 euros per fan here..
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post #9 of 15
Not sure, but it's 12 Euros at Amazon Germany. It isn't cheap, but it's a lot of fan for 12 Euros biggrin.gif

I'm not near my PC ATM, but ya, you can generally set the desired fan-speed in the UEFI BIOS. I think mine runs at like 1500 RPM most of the time, ramps up during AVX2 workloads like Prime95. It's usually quieter than my GPU fan (and the HIS cooler is no slouch).

Ideally, you should use speedfan to run it based on GPU temperature, so that it stays at ~600 RPM idle but ramps up to cool off your GPU. Unfortunatley, speedfan doesn't work on z87 boards, though I'm not sure about Z77.
Edited by brucethemoose - 1/10/14 at 7:13pm
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post #10 of 15
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Thanks for the info, i hope Amazon.de ships to where i live, cheers.
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WD Blue EZEX 1TB & Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (OS) Asus Nocuta NH D14 WIN 7 64 Ultimate 
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NEC 2490wuxi (rev 1) Logitech Wave Cooler Master Vanguard 850W Cooler Master HAF 932 
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