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would couple it with some TT fans or the FM121s.
Normally, I would agree, but the OP wants his computer to be quiet. I have two thunderblades in my case and I can just barely hear my computer over my air conditioner at night. (I also have very sensitive hearing). The FM121...even with the controller put all the way down sound not much less than the thunderblade.
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post #12 of 16
Best Bang for Buck would be Yate Loons if you quiet.
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...loon-sale.html

If you want more power, check CoolJag (rebadge Silverstone): http://www.svc.com/r121225bl.html
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post #13 of 16
the thunder blades are really quiet... i wish all my fans where that quiet. even the fans next to my bed are louder. and those are the ones i have on when its hot and i cant sleep.
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I've got a Zalman 9500 HSF, which is *very* quiet and cools very well. I've also got a Vantec Stealth 120mm fan, which is a little on the noisy side when running full blast, but also gets very quiet when I dial it back with speedfan.

I have speedfan runing both of my case fans (other 120mm fan came with the case and is the noiser of the two) at 50% unless the core temps hit 40. When they're running at 50%, my computer is as close to silent as you can get.
     
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post #15 of 16
Yate Loons are one of the top performers on silence while being the cheapest fan.
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=137832
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now i'm all confused! hahaha so many different fans! so... i wanted something for my CPU! I saw the zalman, thermaltake, and the first one (i dont remember) um... Can someone help clarify for me please? I'm sorry...
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