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post #21 of 49
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Actually the loudness doesn't bother me lol I can't really hear them in another room well if I had the door open I could haha besides that fan you posted there the noise level is 39 dBA to Ultra Kaze 45dba and 2600 RPM's at 102CFM's? pffttt lol compared to 3000RPMs at 133 lol pfftt yeah I'll take a little more noise and stick with my Ultra Kaze fans...
The ultra kaze is more than 45 dBA in my experience (it also made very weird sounds), where the san ace i think is actually a bit lower than 39 dBA. It's hardly louder than a tri cool on high.

Beats the kaze when it comes to static pressure as well. And that's what's really important when you have it up against a heatsink. The san ace also doesn't use a crappy sleeve bearing, so it'll last longer.
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The ultra kaze is more than 45 dBA in my experience (it also made very weird sounds), where the san ace i think is actually a bit lower than 39 dBA. It's hardly louder than a tri cool on high.

Beats the kaze when it comes to static pressure as well. And that's what's really important when you have it up against a heatsink. The san ace also doesn't use a crappy sleeve bearing, so it'll last longer.
I dunno I am pretty happy with my ultra kaze the noise doesn't bother me..
    
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post #23 of 49
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I dunno I am pretty happy with my ultra kaze the noise doesn't bother me..
But, have you ever tried something else? I've tried both, and you can't really form an opinion that one thing is better than another until you've tested them both out.
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post #24 of 49
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The ultra kaze is more than 45 dBA in my experience (it also made very weird sounds), where the san ace i think is actually a bit lower than 39 dBA. It's hardly louder than a tri cool on high.

Beats the kaze when it comes to static pressure as well. And that's what's really important when you have it up against a heatsink. The san ace also doesn't use a crappy sleeve bearing, so it'll last longer.
Most fans use sleeve bearing but ball bearing are better and 30,000 hours is a long freakin time til they start to wear out by then thats another thing that doesn't bother me either..
    
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post #25 of 49
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Most fans use sleeve bearing but ball bearing are better and 30,000 hours is a long freakin time til they start to wear out by then thats another thing that doesn't bother me either..
Yeah, and then they start squeaking and making weird sounds. Not exactly what I want. I do more than just game on this computer, it's hard to concentrate with noise like that.
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post #26 of 49
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But, have you ever tried something else? I've tried both, and you can't really form an opinion that one thing is better than another until you've tested them both out.
No, I just bought the Ultra Kaze like a week ago, everyone on here suggested I get these. I don't think I am gonna waste money on any other fans for now.
    
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post #27 of 49
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Yeah, and then they start squeaking and making weird sounds. Not exactly what I want. I do more than just game on this computer, it's hard to concentrate with noise like that.
Oh, well I just game mostly and download things thats pretty much it..
    
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post #28 of 49
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No, I just bought the Ultra Kaze like a week ago, everyone on here suggested I get these. I don't think I am gonna waste money on any other fans for now.
Ok that's fine but don't just write off the San Ace, or other expensive fan because of the price, and because the specs say they push less CFM. The ultra kaze is a good cheap fan, but that's the key word...cheap.

And stop double posting...use the edit feature.
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post #29 of 49
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Ok that's fine but don't just write off the San Ace, or other expensive fan because of the price, and because the specs say they push less CFM. The ultra kaze is a good cheap fan, but that's the key word...cheap.

And stop double posting...use the edit feature.
I wasn't writing off the San Ace, I just wasn't seeing why it was better because it had less dBa and had ball bearings.. I never talked about price, and I think it's fair game to differ between specs, after all they resemble some sort of truth I hope or that would be false advertisement.
Edited by Fresh2death - 12/12/08 at 2:43pm
    
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post #30 of 49
I would suggest these

Scythe DFS123812-3000 "ULTRA KAZE" 120 x 38 mm Case Fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185054

Rexus NMB-MAT (Panaflo) 120mm Case Fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835705004

I have the Panaflo and it keeps my Q6600 3.6 cool.

oh I just saw that you wanted red..oops
Edited by Nolander - 12/12/08 at 2:31pm
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