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post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by dr4gon View Post
no, 35db, less than these at 37db (posted).... they aren't that loud besides I'm running them at 5V

have you guys ever even used them?
If your running them at 5v then theoretically they should be pushing a little less than half the air they're rated for. No wonder you think they're so quiet.
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post #12 of 21
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Awesome, thanks guys.

Just to spark some more conversation would two of the new Noctua fans work better? I don't necessarily care that they're quieter (although that's an added bonus) but would they provide cooler temps?
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post #13 of 21
If all else fails, trust the lords of the mod to guide you along. Good luck in your travels.

Edit: Noctua are some of the best fans out there, by far. If it's worth dropping the money, then go for it.
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post #14 of 21
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Awesome, thanks guys.

Just to spark some more conversation would two of the new Noctua fans work better? I don't necessarily care that they're quieter (although that's an added bonus) but would they provide cooler temps?
the noctua fans are very nice and quiet, but dont move a whole lot of air and are quite expensive.
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post #15 of 21
While 25mm are infinitely more popular (for some silly reason), the 38mm are BETTER at pushing air through tighter spaces (aka between the fins of the Ultra 120 Extreme, as well as between fins in a radiator). A 25mm deep fan will work, but not as efficiently as a 38mm deep fan. Its why they're recommended on high fin-per-inch radiators and why they should be recommended over 25mm fans on the Ultra 120 Extreme. And just as an FYI, Panaflo's aren't the quietest fans on the market by any means, but the pitch of the sound is a very low hum, which is more bearable than the shriek that other fans will make at the same RPM.

I have to 100% agree with dr4gon on this one.
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post #16 of 21
Get any 2 quiet fans in push-pull if you want best silent performance. If you dont care about noise, then go for 2 >80CFM fans in push-pull..

PUSH-PULL FTW!
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post #17 of 21
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Get any 2 quiet fans in push-pull if you want best silent performance. If you dont care about noise, then go for 2 >80CFM fans in push-pull..

PUSH-PULL FTW!
??? how much did ur temps drop with push pull over just one push?
    
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post #18 of 21
i have those scythes in my cosmos. running at 3ghz i dont break 50c load on all cores.

i have the 1900's but turned them down and there probably at bout 1000RPM-1200RPM and there whisper quiet!
post #19 of 21
I just got my Panaflo 2 minutes ago. Can't wait to install it and hear Chuck Norris vacuuming!
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post #20 of 21
There is something about the sound of churning fans and blowing air that give me comfort when I roll over at night.

I have never been under the impression that a performance pc should be "silent." If I really cared about my pc being silent, I would take half of my case fans out, buy a AC7 and turn down my OC to 3.0-3.2Ghz.

There are always trade-offs...
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