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The AF 120's QE are fairly quiet, not the most silent fans you can find but they are all right for the price point. Are you gonna use the stock fans on the H60 or are you going with some SP's or other fans?

The Spectre pro is quiet when it's quiet but some people, me included have experienced some really annoying noises coming from them.

Thanks! This feels like groundhog day biggrin.gif

I was going to use the stock H60 fan, because it is, essentially, a SP120. I don't mind that.

The main reason1 I chose the Spectre Pro are that
1. I don’t want the stock fan
2. It’s the only 200mm fan I know with the right depth, that DOESN’T have an LED. Unless there are alternatives?
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I have that fan config at the moment almost, 1 120mm in back as exhaust and 2 120mm in the top as intake, and one 200mm in the front as intake. The only very noisy part is the stock 200mm Corsair fan, really starting to annoy me. If you want a really quiet and very good 200mm fan go for the Bitfenix Spectre Pro. And for 120mm the ones you have are alright, else you can go for some from this brand http://www.bequiet.com/en the name says it all.
Yeah i have like three 120mm bitfenix spectre pro's and i can vouch for that, though i don't have the 200mm version i can say that they do make some weird noises, also sometimes they seem to be a bit more noisy than the SP120's i have. But still very good in terms of airflow. thumb.gif

Thank you. Yep, BeQuiet was the other brand I was looking at.. they're just hard to source in Australia.
If I can source them, then I’ll replace the top two with BeQuiet 120s. I’ll keep the SP120 for the H60, and keep the Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm for the front, unless someone else can tell me a good 200mm non-LED fan that will fit there (if I keep the cages where they are!)
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Cool! It was a tough choice between the 2420t and the Asus. Amazon sells the BenQ at a higher price than the Asus which brought me to get the Asus undoubtedly. I have tried both monitors before, though not extensively, so I went for the cheapest one biggrin.gif

This is in hopes that when I upgrade my rig further(HD9970, custom loop) in the future, everything is set and I won't have to upgrade in a while(which is a lie!!!)
Oh man when i was about to buy a monitor about 6 months ago i was going over pretty much those exact brands, well also Dell included. But i chose a Korean A- monitor from Ebay because i wanted 2560x1440 and though i really liked the Dell Ultrasharp series they were still twice as expensive as the Korean one. For only 300$ ! you could get 1440p, though of course at a risk of getting stuck/dead pixels and back light bleeding. But i pulled the trigger and to my lucky surprise there were none of that, it was absolutely perfect, only minus was the import duties that i forgot to tell the seller i wanted the package marked as less worth but anyway still many times cheaper than any 1440p monitor out there.

Oooh can't wait for Volcanic Islands either though i have a 780 i can't wait to see what AMD have up there sleeve, might even change it to a 9970 if it's going to be a sweet deal. Also is there then something that is going to be called HD 9990 could be hilarious, maybe 9999 LOL. And me neither i honestly can't upgrade in a while, dead broke because of no job frown.gif
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Haven't been in this thread for ages, but there is a surprise coming in (rough estimate) about 2 weeks wink.gif
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Thanks! This feels like groundhog day biggrin.gif

I was going to use the stock H60 fan, because it is, essentially, a SP120. I don't mind that.

The main reason1 I chose the Spectre Pro are that
1. I don’t want the stock fan
2. It’s the only 200mm fan I know with the right depth, that DOESN’T have an LED. Unless there are alternatives?
Thank you. Yep, BeQuiet was the other brand I was looking at.. they're just hard to source in Australia.
If I can source them, then I’ll replace the top two with BeQuiet 120s. I’ll keep the SP120 for the H60, and keep the Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm for the front, unless someone else can tell me a good 200mm non-LED fan that will fit there (if I keep the cages where they are!)
Well no the problem with 200mm is there aren't a huge amount of choice sadly, the Spectre Pro's are probably your best bet if you don't want led, though of course if you could live with the led there are also the CM Megaflow, the upside to those are they are usually cheaper, but then again not by much. Really wish BeQuiet made 200mm fans would be so awesome, well really wish there were other than CM and Bitfenix honestly, seems to be the only good ones these days.
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Haven't been in this thread for ages, but there is a surprise coming in (rough estimate) about 2 weeks wink.gif
Mahtava! can't wait to see what you got, been so many awesome contributions on this thread lately really makes my mouth water. And i'm just sitting here mastur---- never mind biggrin.gif Haven't done a contribution either in a long time really hope i can find a job soon thumb.gif
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I have that fan config at the moment almost, 1 120mm in back as exhaust and 2 120mm in the top as intake, and one 200mm in the front as intake. The only very noisy part is the stock 200mm Corsair fan, really starting to annoy me. If you want a really quiet and very good 200mm fan go for the Bitfenix Spectre Pro. And for 120mm the ones you have are alright, else you can go for some from this brand http://www.bequiet.com/en the name says it all.
Yeah i have like three 120mm bitfenix spectre pro's and i can vouch for that, though i don't have the 200mm version i can say that they do make some weird noises, also sometimes they seem to be a bit more noisy than the SP120's i have. But still very good in terms of airflow. thumb.gif

+1 for Be Quiet!, The SilentWings 2 are my favorite case fans at the moment (and I've tried out a lot of fans...) thumb.gif
I got 5 200mm Spectre Pro's laying around at home, 3-4 of them are broken and all of them make and/or made those noises. So personally I recommend the Cooler Master MegaFlow 200mm rather than the Bitfenix ones but that's just me. The Bitfenix does push a bit more air but I was not impressed with the reliability that I saw... The 120mm Spectre Pro's are rubbish beyond belief biggrin.gif Don't provide anywhere close to the airflow they are rated for.

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Originally Posted by ZipZapRap View Post

Thanks! This feels like groundhog day biggrin.gif

I was going to use the stock H60 fan, because it is, essentially, a SP120. I don't mind that.

The main reason1 I chose the Spectre Pro are that
1. I don’t want the stock fan
2. It’s the only 200mm fan I know with the right depth, that DOESN’T have an LED. Unless there are alternatives?
Thank you. Yep, BeQuiet was the other brand I was looking at.. they're just hard to source in Australia.
If I can source them, then I’ll replace the top two with BeQuiet 120s. I’ll keep the SP120 for the H60, and keep the Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm for the front, unless someone else can tell me a good 200mm non-LED fan that will fit there (if I keep the cages where they are!)

Sure the stock ones are essentially SP fans, but they are a fair bit louder than the SP's and especially the Quiet edition SP's. But give them a go and see if you want to swap them later.

You can always cut off the LED's of a Megaflow tongue.gif Anyway, that's my recommendation anyway!
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Cool! It was a tough choice between the 2420t and the Asus. Amazon sells the BenQ at a higher price than the Asus which brought me to get the Asus undoubtedly. I have tried both monitors before, though not extensively, so I went for the cheapest one biggrin.gif

Yea just checked again on the local retailers online shop and saw that the BenQ was on Sale, that's why it was cheaper tongue.gif
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This is in hopes that when I upgrade my rig further(HD9970, custom loop) in the future, everything is set and I won't have to upgrade in a while(which is a lie!!!)
One does not simple stop upgrading tongue.gif
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One does not simple stop upgrading tongue.gif
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+1 for Be Quiet!, The SilentWings 2 are my favorite case fans at the moment (and I've tried out a lot of fans...) thumb.gif
I got 5 200mm Spectre Pro's laying around at home, 3-4 of them are broken and all of them make and/or made those noises. So personally I recommend the Cooler Master MegaFlow 200mm rather than the Bitfenix ones but that's just me. The Bitfenix does push a bit more air but I was not impressed with the reliability that I saw... The 120mm Spectre Pro's are rubbish beyond belief biggrin.gif Don't provide anywhere close to the airflow they are rated for.
Sure the stock ones are essentially SP fans, but they are a fair bit louder than the SP's and especially the Quiet edition SP's. But give them a go and see if you want to swap them later.

You can always cut off the LED's of a Megaflow tongue.gif Anyway, that's my recommendation anyway!

Yeah i know the 120mm Spectre's are pretty shiet, but i just had them because i use to have a Bitfenix Shinobi case so yeah have tons of fans now. But i can't get enough fans MOAR AIRFLOW. And yeah would definitely also recommend the Megaflows thumb.gif
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Mahtava! can't wait to see what you got, been so many awesome contributions on this thread lately really makes my mouth water. And i'm just sitting here mastur---- never mind biggrin.gif Haven't done a contribution either in a long time really hope i can find a job soon thumb.gif

Haha nice Finnish there! Good luck with finding a job thumb.gif Professional 600T modder maybe? biggrin.gif
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