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post #1 of 13
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Could you guys lead me to a couple sites that have good silent 120mm fans that will push sufficient air for a case like an TT armor jr. or a cm690. Thanks in advance.

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post #2 of 13
Depends, how much noise can you tolerate? Silent can be 30dba for some, and for perfectionists it can be 18dba. For the person that doesn't care too much about noise, there are great fans in my sigged ''Air cooling for dummies''. If you want extreme silence, there are Noctuas (~25$) and different low-rpm Scythes (~12$)
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The Noctuas are EXTREMELY nice, and EXTREMELY expensive. I'd say go for the Scythe's as they're around half the price, and stay pretty quiet..

Just don't forget that if you don't mount these with vibration dampeners, you'll still hear noise
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post #4 of 13
I think the Noctua fans are at the top of the league at the moment.. £15 a pop over here...
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Noctua NF-P12 is the current quietest 120mm fan. The CFM is very good for the noise output.
 
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Originally Posted by onlycodered View Post
Noctua NF-P12 is the current quietest 120mm fan. The CFM is very good for the noise output.
Nearly 60cfm with under 20DB. That's pretty impressive.
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I've just ordered a SilenX Fan Ixtrema Pro - will shift 72CFM for only 14dBa! Cost £15 though, hasn't arrived yet but hopefully it'll be worth it
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post #8 of 13
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I've just ordered a SilenX Fan Ixtrema Pro - will shift 72CFM for only 14dBa! Cost £15 though, hasn't arrived yet but hopefully it'll be worth it
Silenx rated noise specs are BS
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post #9 of 13
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I've just ordered a SilenX Fan Ixtrema Pro - will shift 72CFM for only 14dBa! Cost £15 though, hasn't arrived yet but hopefully it'll be worth it
Uhh... yeah. All SilenX stats are lies. SilenX products are pretty poor quality as well. THey probably rate the noise from 50 meters away. Haha.
 
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post #10 of 13
i think slipstream is the best choice for noise/air/cost
at 68.54cfm , 24dB and $9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185058

not sure if it works well with cpu cooler like TRUE though
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