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I am working on my Velocity build in my sig and I want some quiet fans. Here are 3 fans that I found that are quiet and have good air flow.

Yate Loon

Noctua

Enermax

Which fan do you think would be best?
post #2 of 36
fans that are silent don't exist

Your best pick would be Yate Loon though. Nice fans that don't make much noise and push good air for a reasonable price.
    
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I have some Noctuna fans, and they are as close to silent as fans get. They don't push a load of air, but you have to expect that from low noise fans. These fans are not noticable unless it's night, when you can hear everything.
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post #4 of 36
I have four 120mm Yate Loon's on my radiator and they are very quiet. They are also nice, solid fans as opposed to some other crap out there.
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post #5 of 36
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I have four 120mm Yate Loon's on my radiator and they are very quiet. They are also nice, solid fans as opposed to some other crap out there.
Agreed. I have that Yate Loon and that Noctua fan and they are both the same loudness, with the Yate Loon a little bit stronger in the airflow. I would get the Yate Loon, the Noctua's are just too expensive.
post #6 of 36
Yate Loon wins in Price/Performance for sure. The low speed and medium speed are great buys, the high speed is a bit loud though. May even want to check out the 120x20mm version of the medium speed on jab-tech.com, they have some killer specs and save space!


120x20mm Medium Speed


Cheaper Low Speed version
    
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Just get Tricools - quiet when you need 'em to be and High power when you need 'em to be.
    
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post #8 of 36
My vote for Noctua fans
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I don't know why people need silence, when you can have silent or very quiet when browsing and performance while gaming.
    
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I don't know why people need silence, when you can have silent or very quiet when browsing and performance while gaming.
Because I have a LAN rig which is noisy, I want to be able to sleep with my main rig on.
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