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i am using Nexus Real silent D12SL-12 in my case. They are pretty silent when you use a fancontroller to get them to low rpm. they were really cheap to
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post #112 of 139
I have tried Noctuas and dislike them. I prefer Gentle Typhoons AP14 and AP13, I have 2 of each and the quality of the sound is much better than any other fan out there.
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post #113 of 139
How are you people calling 40db yate loons quiet? A v12 lambo makes less noise than that.
post #114 of 139
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Originally Posted by crazcookye View Post
The best 120mm in term of performance and quietness IMO are the noctra fans.

But they are kinda expensive at more than 20 bucks a peice.
But whatever you do, STAY AWAY from the slienX fans.....bunch of garage.
Scythe GT's for sure.

Also, I couldn't help but laugh at 'garage'. LOL.
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post #115 of 139
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How are you people calling 40db yate loons quiet? A v12 lambo makes less noise than that.
You undervolt them I believe.
post #116 of 139
I have two antec tricool 120 and on medium they are extremely quiet but not silent
post #117 of 139
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Originally Posted by Tommie View Post
Best 120's with decent pressure and CFM:

Noctua P-12
S-Flex

These have high quality bearings ( they call them Fluid Dynamic braings which is gimmicky offcourse ). The high quality 120*38 fans ( Papst, San Ace ) use ball bearings, which is good too. Sleeve bearing fans are usually lower quality, but a lot cheaper too.

The noctuas are a bit overpriced. I would get the S-flex. Uber bearing for a decent price.


Scythe 120mm S-FLEX Fan 1200rpm Fan -$24.00
Noctua NF-P12 120mm Fan-$26.00-6 year warranty

$2.00 for 6 year warranty
post #118 of 139
I have two Tacens Spiro 120mm set to 7v pushing 34cfm@8dbA (or 12v pushing 70cfm@14dbA). They seem premium quality build and really are pretty quiet. Then I have the stock Corsair 120mm fan on my H60 and it is LOUD! so I think I´ll swap it for a Spiro as well.
What do you guys think of the Spiro fans? Cheers!
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post #119 of 139
Try out the CoolerMaster TurbineMasters. I have the Mach 1.8 versions and they push air like a bugger.
    
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post #120 of 139
this website should help you,
http://www.quietpc.com/products/120mmfans

i think the AeroCool Shark 140mm Black Fan is the best thumb.gif
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