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I own an H105, and the fans are super loud. But, I have replaced them with a push/pull with Corsair SP120s and my temps dropped a few degrees and my noise went down significantly. Overall, I'm happy as I originally bought it for my HAF 932 which doesn't support 280 rads.

how much did you pay extra for the SP120s in total?
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how much did you pay extra for the SP120s in total?

Twin pack is 23 usd, so probably around 46
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I own an H105, and the fans are super loud. But, I have replaced them with a push/pull with Corsair SP120s and my temps dropped a few degrees and my noise went down significantly. Overall, I'm happy as I originally bought it for my HAF 932 which doesn't support 280 rads.

I have those fans on my H80i biggrin.gif
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how much did you pay extra for the SP120s in total?

The first pair was $30, since they're the PWM versions. The second pair I got from a local store for $25. So all in all this setup was $165, but it's quiet and powerful, so I'm happy.
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good for you and cheers for the info
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post #16 of 94
I just returned my 105. Loud enough at idle to annoy. Ridiculous at load on up.
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Just got one of these today, I hope its not too loud, I am coming from a H100 which I always kept on the 2nd setting.
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post #18 of 94
It is too loud. The review says it and shows it explicitly.

(then it gave it a 9.6/10 looool...)
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post #19 of 94
Even my H100 is too loud in the lowest setting for me. I had to change the fans right away. I think Corsair should really try to get better fans in there and not try to deceive users with low temp with super loud fans.
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post #20 of 94
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> High price

> Very loud fans at full speed








> 9.6

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I believe TPU has been known to favor a lot of Corsair products regardless of how they perform.

It does seem the score doesn't really mesh up well with the review. I've noticed other review sites adopting this mentality.

I wish I could remember where but I recently read a review of a 750D that had a bent/damaged parts and that was considered minor/forgivable. I just couldn't believe what I was reading because if that had happened to me, a potential consumer of said product, I'd be pretty upset.

I tried out an H105 myself and ended up ditching it because of the noise.
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