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It's really annoying the hell out of me that when i search for the fan specs on google I only get the dB and RPMs but no airflow. I intend to replace the 2 stock fans for with the Noctua FLEX. They seem to be amazingly quiet (18dB or so) while moving around 58CFM.

Are there any other possible fans I should consider?
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noctuas are overpriced and ugly imo. I would get some gentle typhoon ap-14s, they are great fans and amazingly quite. You could also do Ap-15s for a little more power and throw them on a fan controller
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post #3 of 5
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Originally Posted by omnius19 View Post
noctuas are overpriced and ugly imo. I would get some gentle typhoon ap-14s, they are great fans and amazingly quite. You could also do Ap-15s for a little more power and throw them on a fan controller
There is no reason to get Typhoons for case fans. They are good for radiators and some air coolers with dense fins.
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I wouldn't say that. Typhoons push a goodly amount of air at a rather low level of noise. They're a bit on the expensive side but they make excellent case fans as well as excellent radiator/heatsink fans.
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Originally Posted by Siegfried262 View Post
I wouldn't say that. Typhoons push a goodly amount of air at a rather low level of noise. They're a bit on the expensive side but they make excellent case fans as well as excellent radiator/heatsink fans.
I understand you get what you pay for but for case fans I would rather get something like Yates and use the expensive stuff for radiators and the like.
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