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hey i wnat to buy some new fans for my radiator but i dont know how loud is to loud

i can stand an antec tri cool 120mm at full tilt

how much louder is a scythe ultra caze 3000rpm?
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If I remember correctly, I think 40-50 decibels is normal conversation loud...not that bad, but its kind of loud...probably only on full fan speed is when it is at 45dba
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Don't forger dB rating varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.... and fan to fan.
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so in other words it aint that bad, but if anybody knows how loud it is relative to an antec tri cool on high i would love to here your opinion
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post #6 of 27
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According to that, my computer is as loud as a train o_o"

*feels shocked*
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According to that, my computer is as loud as a train o_o"

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Decibel scales are logarithmic, meaning 25dB is 10 times "quieter" than 26dB ... (log of 10 = 1)

How do you know your computer is as loud as a train, did you use a db meter or something?
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post #8 of 27
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Decibel scales are logarithmic, meaning 25dB is 10 times "quieter" than 26dB ... (log of 10 = 1)

How do you know your computer is as loud as a train, did you use a db meter or something?
Fine...I exaggerated

My computer's about 60db I think because that's how loud the loudest part is (Exhaust fan)
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post #9 of 27
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Fine...I exaggerated

My computer's about 60db I think because that's how loud the loudest part is (Exhaust fan)
80 db is ****ing loud, I doubt there are any computers that loud lawl
    
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80 db is ****ing loud, I doubt there are any computers that loud lawl
He just said it was 60 dB. Also, it depends on how far away you are from the sound source. You could measure the noise of a fan from a couple centimeters away and the dB rating would be much higher than if it were measured from 1 meter away.
 
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