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Yeah it gives me pretty good temps but thats not what I was really looking for. I have a TRUE with 2 fans for that.. I either need to replace all of the fans with silent fans or get another case that will suit me better.

can anyone help me out
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Aren't the fan speeds with that case?
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When I had all the fans on mine, I didn't think it was loud at all. Granted, i ran the fans on medium.



edit: Also, you may want to look into some aftermarket fans.
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Yeah it gives me pretty good temps but thats not what I was really looking for. I have a TRUE with 2 fans for that.. I either need to replace all of the fans with silent fans or get another case that will suit me better.

can anyone help me out
The fans have switches attached for lo med and hi speeds.

Personnal opinion: Quiet = Water and Noisy = Air
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post #5 of 32
I'm running the top 200mm on High and all the rest on Med... It isn't very loud at all... Well, compared to my last case that was full of 80mm fans.

I know that the fans come set to High, so maybe you could turn them down... Set them to the middle setting, I find that it's a good sound : performance balance
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I run all my fans on high and don't hear that much noise. Althought my opinion might be different to yours, seeing as I don't care about sound as long as I get the performance that I want.
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post #7 of 32
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I have them all set to low and its still really annoying to me. Is it possible to still have a quiet computer with good airflow in this case? Or should I return it because I'm within warranty and get a different one
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post #8 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lysdexik View Post
I have them all set to low and its still really annoying to me. Is it possible to still have a quiet computer with good airflow in this case? Or should I return it because I'm within warranty and get a different one
All low and still noisy? Which case were you using prior to this? And, did you oc that whisper-quiet rig?

The quietest fans I've found are the Silen-X but there was some controversy over advertized specs. IMHO they're excellent.
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post #9 of 32
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If I get a cheaper case with silenx fans is it still gonna get me an oc of like 3.2? thats what I have it at right now and I'm satisfied.. maybe 3.6 in the future after I lap
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post #10 of 32
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Originally Posted by Lysdexik View Post
If I get a cheaper case with silenx fans is it still gonna get me an oc of like 3.2? thats what I have it at right now and I'm satisfied.. maybe 3.6 in the future after I lap
Fact: 120mm SilenX fans are overpriced, extremely poor performing "silent" fans.
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