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I have a Gentle Typhoon 3000RPM fan on my old Antec 620 radiator inside the Silverstone SG13 case.

At 3000RPM, it is not gentle on the ear.

I was wondering if I could replace it with two lower RPM fans in push and pull to get same performance while lowering noise. Are there any recommendations?
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Can you control the fans through your mobo's fan header?
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Originally Posted by Ironsmack View Post

Can you control the fans through your mobo's fan header?

Yes I can. What's on your mind?
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^^^ Yeah, might as well try reducing fan speed before anything else. If you're still not happy with noise levels or cooling performance, push/pull is always a relatively inexpensive "upgrade" if not peace-of-mind. I always recommend a physical fan controller, too, although I know that case may not have a good mounting spot aside from modding; could go with an external controller if you want. As far as fans go, I don't really have any recommendations. Personally, I use 6 Corsair SP120s (2 on push in top rad and 4 in push/pull on front rad) connected to Lamptron FC5v3 controller. There are people here who will tell you that these fans are no good, but whatever...
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