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Ahh good information to know, so you don't think they are worth it? Maybe I should get something less fancy that has good noise/cfm ratio. lol
Yeah definitely. Like I said, they do move a good bit of air but they are loud.

Right now I have 8 fans in my case all at full 12v speed and that's the only one that makes any audible noise.

I would suggest some Scythe Gentle Typhoons. AP-14s seem to be a decent tradeoff between noise and CFM. I believe they are around 50 CFM/ 21 dba.

The noise specs for the R4 must be for what they sound like at the lowest possible speed. There's no way they're only 19 dba. I have a Scythe S-Flex E in my case as the GPU intake fan on the bottom of the case and that's rated at 20 or so and it's tons quieter.
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im running 6 of those cooler master r4's in green. they aren't too loud, i run them at 1600rpm. the only reason im using them is because i just happened to have them sitting around. they work good imo.
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You can compare the R4, the BM and the GT in item 1 of my sig.
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