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So I'm currently using some Panaflo 120x38 87cfm, and I've noticed they buzz a little when turned down, but still perform fairly well. What fans would you all recommend that are quieter, but still fairly powerful. I was thinking maybe some Yate Loons, but they're all 120x25 instead of the 120x38.

http://www.jab-tech.com/YATE-LOON-12...2-pr-3009.html

http://www.jab-tech.com/YATE-LOON-12...d-pr-3770.html
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post #2 of 24
I'd go for the medium.

You can always turn a fan speed down, but you cant turn it up.
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These are really good fans. Pushes good amount of air and quiet.
I have 3 of these on my 360mm radiator.

It's 120mmx38mm

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835226013
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These are really good fans. Pushes good amount of air and quiet.
I have 3 of these on my 360mm radiator.

It's 120mmx38mm

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835226013
um I've heard that SilenX are really bad. The specs look awesome, but they're really expensive and don't they break on people alot?
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post #5 of 24
haven't used the Panaflo's myself so i can't comment on how the yate's compare.

but i do use 8 D12SH-12 yate's nearly 24/7 at ~7v. can't hear them over ambient room noise at ~7v, and can get mildly loud when they're all at 12v. even then it's more of a constant air "whoosh" than any fan noise.
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post #6 of 24
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So I'm currently using some Panaflo 120x38 87cfm, and I've noticed they buzz a little when turned down, but still perform fairly well. What fans would you all recommend that are quieter, but still fairly powerful. I was thinking maybe some Yate Loons, but they're all 120x25 instead of the 120x38.

http://www.jab-tech.com/YATE-LOON-12...2-pr-3009.html

http://www.jab-tech.com/YATE-LOON-12...d-pr-3770.html
Don't get Yate Loons from Jab-Tech. They're not "real" Yate Loons. You need to go to Petra's Tech Shop.

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Originally Posted by 3xtr3m3 View Post
These are really good fans. Pushes good amount of air and quiet.
I have 3 of these on my 360mm radiator.

It's 120mmx38mm

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835226013
SilenX are a joke. They are one of the worst "quiet" fans and they break.




Read: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=170224
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Some people claim that in newegg but i have never had a problem.
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Quote:
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Some people claim that in newegg but i have never had a problem.
SilenX do have issues.... and aren't good. Check Vapor's independent tests. They get whooooooped.
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Don't get Yate Loons from Jab-Tech. They're not "real" Yate Loons. You need to go to Petra's Tech Shop.
So I should get them from PTS, but what's the difference, besides price?
http://www.petrastechshop.com/12yalod1cafa1.html
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o hah, duckie's got a point. i had completely forgotten about that

apparently Petra's is the only place that doesn't go through a middle-man to get their Yate's and some of the ones tested (check the link he gave) from other places produced odd-results compared to the "official" ones.
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