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Silenx Fans, are they really that quiet?

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Anyone have these fans?

I am looking to replace all my case fans to get my computer to be quieter.

Are they really that quiet? 102mm fans go for $30 and 92mm go for $25.
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post #2 of 7
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Originally Posted by nitteo View Post
Anyone have these fans?

I am looking to replace all my case fans to get my computer to be quieter.

Are they really that quiet? 102mm fans go for $30 and 92mm go for $25.
I'm testing out a SilenX 120mm x 38mm fan, and it's very quiet. Eerie, actually, how quiet it is.

I'm also testing a couple of SilenX 120mm x 25mm LED fans; one of them is quiet, while the other seems to have either a balance problem or a problem with a bearing. It has a distinct "click" as it rotates. It's clearly defective.

While the fans ARE quiet, I think SilenX's CFM claims are a bit optimistic. The 120mm x 25mm fans, in particular, seem really weak to me.

Hope this info helps!
    
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CyberDruid is selling them and feels that they're really good fans. I'm going to order two.

TXTM how would you compare them to the ultra cheap Yate Loon's or AeroCools?
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I have 3 of the 120x38 90 CFM fans and they are extremely quiet and dont' pay $30 for them, buy from Cyberdruid Cyberdruid's silenX fan sale $20 for non-led and 22 for led
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the 102x25 claims on the packaging, TRUE 14dba...

i guess i can purchase them and if they are not to snuff i can return them.
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i have 2 x 74-14 fans and they are incredible. hands down best fans i've ever owned.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Audi View Post
CyberDruid is selling them and feels that they're really good fans. I'm going to order two.

TXTM how would you compare them to the ultra cheap Yate Loon's or AeroCools?
I quite like AeroCool fans, actually. Quiet, strong. They look a bit cheap, perhaps, and maybe the plastic feels too much like, well, plastic, but I've got a couple of those as well (120mm x 25mm Turbines) and they're trouble-free.

The Yate Loons, though, I've not used yet.

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