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Enermax Marathon 80mm ENLOBAL Bearing Fan

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I just purchased 5 of these for my Chenming midtower after becoming fed up with the noise of my LED fans. The motor whine and just overall obnoxious sound finally got to me. Anyways, does anyone here have any experience with these?
http://www.xoxide.com/enermax-marath...-fan-80mm.html
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they are truly silent; but barely move enough air to be worth it. i would say its not even 24CFM (it feels a LOT less than my 30CFM panaflos)
    
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they are truly silent; but barely move enough air to be worth it. i would say its not even 24CFM (it feels a LOT less than my 30CFM panaflos)
I don't need a lot of airflow. The loudness is by far my biggest concern. Thanks for the feedback. Rep for you
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I used their 120mm fans, they are dead silent, and barely move any air. I guess if you don't need a lot of airflow, then they are for you. But if you really need air to flow through, get yourself something with a little more punch to it.
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I used their 120mm fans, they are dead silent, and barely move any air. I guess if you don't need a lot of airflow, then they are for you. But if you really need air to flow through, get yourself something with a little more punch to it.
These should be fine for what they're going to be used for. They will go into a chenming case with a Big Typhoon and the equipment in my signature. This will be a 4th gaming rig that will rarely get used. When it does, any airflow at all will be sufficient. I've actually used this rig with only 2 fans operating and haven't ever had artifacting or instability. Thanks all for the input- I just wanted reassurance that these things were actually quiet
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Just a final bump after receiving and installing all 5 of these in my Chenming case. They are most definitely quiet Not very high cfm, but they are exactly what I was looking for and can heavily recommend them for anyone wanting/needing silence.
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