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post #21 of 31
pull out the plug. i guarantee its free, and absolutely quiet.
post #22 of 31
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Originally Posted by ChielScape View Post
pull out the plug. i guarantee its free, and absolutely quiet.
rofl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo5eZ9VljOk

as for yate loons

http://www.xpcgear.com/d12sl12.html

use code: xpcgear712nexus

to get for 5 and free shipping
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post #23 of 31
Ive got some Yate Loons and they are probably the quietest fan for the price range that move that amount of air. It compares to the stock fans Dell uses.
post #24 of 31
those yate loons are 28 dba @ 47 cfm
vs my s-flex at 20 dba @ 49 cfm

wouldn't that just make them cheaper, not better?
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post #25 of 31
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those yate loons are 28 dba @ 47 cfm
vs my s-flex at 20 dba @ 49 cfm

wouldn't that just make them cheaper, not better?
That's what I thought. Still, I <3 my S-Flex (I have that same one).
    
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post #26 of 31
unplug it?
put it outside
LOLOLOL
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post #27 of 31
Just have a floor fan blowing on you, I bet you wont hear your comp.
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post #28 of 31
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Originally Posted by Culverin View Post
those yate loons are 28 dba @ 47 cfm
vs my s-flex at 20 dba @ 49 cfm

wouldn't that just make them cheaper, not better?
Don't ever base your fan comparisons just on the manufactor's dB and CFM ratings. There is no real standard way of measuring... just look at SilenX numbers *snicker*. I had a both YL and S-Flex so from my personal experience... Yate Loon was quieter while push more air through a filter
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post #29 of 31
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Don't ever base your fan comparisons just on the manufactor's dB and CFM ratings. There is no real standard way of measuring... just look at SilenX numbers *snicker*. I had a both YL and S-Flex so from my personal experience... Yate Loon was quieter while push more air through a filter
Ya Duckie is right, don't ever go by what they say, basically they're BS. I've had fans that claim lower noise than another, but then hook them up and you'll find out. Some of them outright lie about their specs, doctor them up or whatever. I don't know how they get away with it, there should be some kind of central, equal testing that they all should be required to do. But instead they're allowed to sell a fan, and call it 16db, even though you may have one claiming 25db that's more quiet.

I've seen this kind of crap alot of times. In fact I just recently had this happen again. Just like Duckie, the fan that claimed such low db and about equal flow, was actually louder and pushed less air. You don't know until you listen and feel for yourself. Or listen to other users and what they recommend. That's the only way you'll know what's good, the db rating may give you an idea about what's a non-hurricane sounding fan, but it won't tell you much more. I don't even trust their cfm ratings, these companies are full of it.
    
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Listen to loud music?
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