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G'day OC.net,

I'm looking to buy a few new fans for my System, since I now own the Fractal Arc Midi R2 I'm going to be using 140mm fans. I already have a couple of the Corsair AF120mm High Performance fans that I'm going to sell to a friend while I upgrade to 140mm's.

The problem? I have no clue what to buy. I'd kind of like to keep it under $15 a fan, but I don't think I'll be able to do that? I'm located here in Australia so I use shops like PCCG although I may also order from Amazon & New Egg global.

Thanks!
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post #2 of 10

Best but expensive:

Be Quiet Silent Wings 2 140mm

Noctua NF-A14

 

Bit cheaper but still very good:

Thermalright TY-147

Phanteks PH-F140HP/TS

 

Very cheap, very good value:

Arctic F14 (has quality control problems)

Gelid Silent 14 (best value fan on the market IMO)

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Aercool Sharkfan 140mm are good too. Got six of them and I am very happy with them. 1500RPM.

If you want more silence. Then the new DS series from aerocool will serve you well as well!
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Aercool Sharkfan 140mm are good too. Got six of them and I am very happy with them. 1500RPM.

If you want more silence. Then the new DS series from aerocool will serve you well as well!

 

Yeah, the new DS series looks awesome. Still waiting on some good reviewers to post their thoughts though.

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I have a couple of NZXT FZ 140mm Red led fans. I love em. I'm waiting for the AeroCool DS to drop in Canada and I'll be swapping those out.
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Phanteks 140xp/sp
NZXT FZ140
Arctic F14

I listed in terms of my view on performance. I have all three and the phanteks gets the edge because they have PWM and static pressure, otherwise than that the FZs work good, the Arctic are good also.
post #9 of 10
TY-143s are good if you want powerful fans that still perform well at lower speeds.

Silverstone has a thick 140mmx38mm fan out, don't they? I don't know how noisy the bearings are at lower speeds, but they should work really well with a filter in front of em.
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post #10 of 10
All of the TY-14x series fans are 120mm fan mounting.
PH-F140HP is PWM 120mm fan mounting
PH-F140XP is PWM and F140SP is voltage controlled 140mm fan mounting.
All are very good.
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