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Enermax T.B Silence vs Thermalright X-Silent

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Hey guys,

So with part of my tax return at the end of the month I'd like to get a Fractal Define R3 since I've heard through the grapevine that it's coming to Newegg at the end of the month. However, I'd like to populate the fan slots with low-speed fans.

But the fans I'm looking at so far are the 120mm/140mm versions of the Thermalright X-Silent series and the Enermax T.B Silence series.

I have a 120mm X-Silent and it's a very quiet fan but the T.B Silence fans are a bit cheaper and I've read good things about them. (Plus they do well mounted horizontally).

Have any of you experienced the T.B Silence series? Any thoughts or other suggestions?
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I use the (3 of them) T.B. Silence 120mm series fans and they are really quiet and pump out roughly around 42 cfm (71.54 m3/h) with a pretty good static pressure to boot @ only 11db.

The Enermax are also easy to clean since you can just pop out the fans when you need to. Never had any issues with them at all and love them for being super quiet!
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Awesome, thanks for the input.

I love the X-Silent I have but it's a little anemic with the airflow even considering it's speed. (Very quiet though ^^).

Static pressure would be good as well for the case they'd be put in. (A Fractal Define R3, pulling air through the front dust filters and such)
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