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is there any 120mm fans thats quiet? below 30db and higher then 80CFM?
preferably less then $20...

they have these fans at microcenter thats rated at 17db and like 60 or 70CFM i forgot the name but it was like gold or something.
it was like for 15 because it was on sale. is it worth a try?

i wanted to switch out my stock fans in my Antec 900 but the 200mm fan is pretty hard to find...any suggestions?
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post #2 of 27
That ''gold'' fan probably has faked specs. They would be better than Noctuas lol. Look in my sigged ''Air cooling for dummies'' second post.
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post #3 of 27
I've been looking around today myself for some high cfm fans, lowest you're gonna get a 80+cfm fan is about 38-40db..
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I've been looking around today myself for some high cfm fans, lowest you're gonna get a 80+cfm fan is about 38-40db..
*cough* my signature thread. 80+ cfm is attainably at 33dba. Didnt have my coffee yet, sorry. Neither did you :
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post #5 of 27
If silence is your preference, choose a Noctua, if performance is what you crave, there are many brands that would be able to satisfy you including Yate Loon.

EDIT: I know your sig air cooling for noobs is a good forum Adrienspawn! Its awesome
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post #6 of 27
Shhh Adrien I <3 your TRUE.

Oh and what fan would that be btw? Since we're looking for high CFM low db fans and you don't state the name ;D
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Shhh Adrien I <3 your TRUE.

Oh and what fan would that be btw? Since we're looking for high CFM low db fans and you don't state the name ;D
Of the top of my head right now, I remember the Ultra-Kaze 2000 being at 87cfm and 33-34dba. Thats better for a TRUE. theres also the 25mm scythe, with around 90cfm at like 33-ish dba. I`m on a 2ghz school PC, so gimme a lill time to get exact specs.
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post #8 of 27
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i think i saw the scythe ultra kaze at microcenter. but with all the japanese character i thought it was a fake... guess i'll get one to try out.
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post #9 of 27
I think the 17db with 70cm that you saw was Silenx.

Whatever you do, stay away from them.
Edited by crazcookye - 6/10/08 at 9:23pm
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post #10 of 27
The Silverstone FM-121 fans are really rather good.

Tried and true. Probably my favorites of the 25mm variety (Noctua and Scythe are also a sure thing).
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