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I'm getting a 480 GTX rad and need 4 fans that are pretty low in Dba but decent enough to cool a q6600 at a mild overclock. My roommate sleeps in the next room as the one my computer will be in so I need fans that run decently but not loud enough to wake him up =)

Any suggestions are much appreciated
    
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Try these they keep my Opternon No oc at 40-45*c Full Load

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silentx

IO know here disputed but a good option
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Silenx, I hear alot about them. What would 4-6 of them sound like? Go through walls?
    
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well my enlobals are virtually silent except for a minor sound of the fans motor, but you don't hear the bearings at all
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Silenx, I hear alot about them. What would 4-6 of them sound like? Go through walls?
all of those combined would be.... 4 would be 22db and four would be 28db

(every 3 decibles the rating/power/sound output is doubled).

Some silentx fans are only 10db
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post #9 of 18
Yate Loon or Silverstone. Trusted and well-reviewed fans.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=137832

It is a known fact that SilenX does not follow the standards when measuring dB. Even the owners have to admit that. Their stated specs are impossible when using more standard testing methodology.
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post #10 of 18
I like the Panaflo M1 fans I have on my radiator. They aren't silent, but still very quiet for putting out 80+ CFM.
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