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Can any Silverstone AP181 fan owners that are picky about noise comment on the noise levels and airflow of this fan at the lowest setting. I am looking for a big, silent or nearly silent, high cfm high quality fan and this one seems like it might do the job. Does the fan motor make any noise? Do fans this large hum or vibrate? Thanks.
post #682 of 6398
The AP181 only has max DBA of 34. Wouldn't think they be loud on low.
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I ordered 3x AP-181's so I'll give my input soon. I did read in a review of the fan that while they are louder than the stock fans, the "noise" frequency is less noticeable than the frequency of the stock fans.
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My full review of the AP181 fans on OCN here.
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pics are allways good!
I took a picture on my dad's phone. Camera Qualities bad but w.e.


It's an FT02 if you can't tell
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I took a picture on my dad's phone. Camera Qualities bad but w.e.


It's an FT02 if you can't tell
are they coolermaster R4's?
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post #687 of 6398
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are they coolermaster R4's?
Yes they are. And they're both on Resistors because they are too loud at normal speeds and I don't need all of the air flow they provide.
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Is there any need for a fan controller in an FT02? I don't really think there is, but I wanted to be sure. Thanks.
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post #689 of 6398
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Is there any need for a fan controller in an FT02? I don't really think there is, but I wanted to be sure. Thanks.
Not really, the top one I just leave on directly plugged in to the psu to pull out all that hot air. The 3 big 180mm fans all have thier own switches. This way you can leave the front nice and clean.
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Is there any need for a fan controller in an FT02? I don't really think there is, but I wanted to be sure. Thanks.
No need, but i have a NZXT sentry 2 in there just because it looks cool

Also you are going to need one if your cpu fan is too loud
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