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post #11 of 31
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These:
http://www.jab-tech.com/Scythe-KAZE-...m-pr-3943.html

Or the 1600rpm version is closer to 90cfm at 33db if that's not too loud for you.

brad
I have a 133cfm version of the scythe ultra kaze and when I turn them down to 75% they still push a lot of air but they are near inaudible
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post #14 of 31
Silverstone FM121 is a great fan - ive got one in my tuniq. Its got amazing airflow and isn't that loud, and comes with a fan controller so you can turn it down a bit so it is basically silent.
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In an imaginary world it would be SilenX and Scythe Slipstream. Unfortunately for us enthusiasts who actually know a thing or two about high quality parts, imaginary worlds do not cut it and reality is harsh. Only super high CFM fans out there with true dBA settings would be Panaflo, Sanyo Ace, Delta, and Sans Deki.
Sans Ace and Sanyo Denki you mean?
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yea hehe thanks for catching that!
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post #17 of 31
my case is full of scythe sflex 1600s too and its wind noise i hear, although i am looking at the kaze 133cfm but i also have a controller to wind them down if i needed to.
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post #18 of 31
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I have a 133cfm version of the scythe ultra kaze and when I turn them down to 75% they still push a lot of air but they are near inaudible
i have a couple of these and your crazy. They are no where NEAR inaudible, even turned all the way down. At the lowest setting the motors make a clicking noise, and at the highest setting, they are crazy loud. All speeds inbetween are louder than my 5 110cfm slipstream at full blast.
    
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post #19 of 31
ugh that just turned me off getting the 133cfm if I cant get it down to reasonable noise at like 5V. Maybe ill get the 2000RPM ones...sigh....
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post #20 of 31
86CFM Panaflows are like 35db...
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