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im looking into a real nice 120mm fan to cram into the side window of my 900. Im looking for the highest quality fan you can find (the extra 5 bucks is worth it.)
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Noctua NF-P12. Has the current best CFM:noise ratio.
 
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Agreed, just got one myself.

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Quiet would probably good if you are putting it one the inside, I've heard people say that any fan you put there winds up being loud. I would say a 38mm Ultra Kaze like I always do, but you wouldn't get the reward of the Static Pressure, so a 25mm-thick fan between 1200-1600 is your best bet, either a Scythe or Noctua if money is no object. (I always wanted to say that!)
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The Noctua is silent, but is $20 and doesn't move a hell of alot of air...however, quality wise it is unmatched.
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Originally Posted by Kopi View Post
The Noctua is silent, but is $20 and doesn't move a hell of alot of air...however, quality wise it is unmatched.
Yeah. But it also does include four rubber anti-vibration fan mounts as well as the fan two resistors.
 
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post #7 of 18
Yeah, the fan mounts are neat and so are the resistors but at full speed the thing makes like...-3dba lol, they aren't really used too often.

Don't get me wrong I have 3 of them they're awesome, I just think that if i didn't get the deal I did on them they're a little pricey.
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Ew, brown?
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I just installed 6 of the noctuas in my friends p182b. great fans on full speed are completely silent. only thing is that they are beige and brown. we both were cracking up installing them what a god awful color combination, damn austrians. either way i'm selling my scythes for the noctuas so i can get away without a fan controller that constantly burns out.
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Ew, brown?
That's what I said at first, but trust me, after a while you'll actually like it. I hated the colors at first, but now I sorta like them.
 
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