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Does anyone know what the fans specs are? For the people who have bought new fans to make the system quieter, what dB are your fans rated at, and did you notice a difference?
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post #2 of 7
Found this for ya,
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The first thing that calls our attention on this case is its huge 200-mm fan. Because of its size, it can run at a lower speed, thus producing less noise. When running on its maximum speed, it rotates only at 800 rpm, producing an outstanding airflow of 134 CFM. Just to give you an idea, the 120 mm rear fan used on this case when set to its maximum speed runs at 2,000 rpm and produces an airflow of 79 CFM. The top fan can be also configured in two other speeds, 600 rpm (108 CFM) and 400 rpm (83 CFM).
I still have my antec 900 running I have several types of fans in it now and cant really notice a noise difference between the stock and aftermarket ones. Only real one that is noticeably quieter is the GT but that is given.
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Hmmm, thank you that was helpful. I wish they showed the dB tho.
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post #4 of 7
I believe they are Antec's TriCools.

120's, and the "Big Boy" 200

Antec TriCool 120mm
Antec BigBoy 200mm

Overall, if your case can stand them on the lowest setting -- they really aren't that loud.
post #5 of 7
stock fans are ok. But dont pull air the best. gt1850 have a low end whine witch to me is ok. compared to others i had. r4, blade-master, and a few 3000rpm with fan controller. fan controller did not help. you should be fine depending on your setup (sig rig), if i where you i would overclock cpu to 4 ghz so gpu wont bottle neck .
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post #6 of 7
I have the case and have my fans on high. You don't really notice the fans so much, for me I just hear my graphics card fans overpowering everything else..
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post #7 of 7
The fans are Antec tricools, These are the specs

Front&Rear 120mm Fans:

Low - 39CFM , 25dbA
Medium - 56CFM, 28dbA
High - 79CFM, 30dbA

Top 200mm Fan:

Low - 82CFM, 23.6dbA
Medium - 108CFM, 26.5dbA
High - 134CFMm 29.4dbA


Hope it helps
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