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Requirements:
- Doesn't sound like a Jet at take-off
- 120 mill
- Pushes alot of air

Any fan favorites?

also am i wrong in assuming that more blades = more air = less noise while doing so?
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scythe slipstream are solid fans, wich are pretty cheap, they come in all kind of speeds from 500-1900rpm, as pwm etc....
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Originally Posted by Elohim View Post
scythe slipstream are solid fans, wich are pretty cheap, they come in all kind of speeds from 500-1900rpm, as pwm etc....
I've always gotten a lot of fan whine with Slipstreams. I've had good experiences with Yate Loons and Noiseblockers, though.
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also am i wrong in assuming that more blades = more air = less noise while doing so?
Its not quite that simple, there are to many variables for you to make a purchase based on number of blades.

What kind of budget do you have?
Usually a lot of air without a lot of noise is going to come at a cost.

The Noctua fans are proven to move a good amount of air while remaining very quiet, but theyre not cheap.
post #5 of 13
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well at first i'm planning on checking what the A70 fans can do. But from reading around i see that they aren't up to snuff. budget would be around $15 max (Per fan) so $30 for 2.
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post #6 of 13
Scythe gentle typhoon (if you can find one, they are sold out in most places) they are good, the move more air than a noctua will. Noctua in my opinion are not worth the price and not as quiet as there made out to be.

If your on a budget yate loon.

If you can decide buy one of each and see for yourself, then sell the ones you dont want.
post #7 of 13
i use 4 of theses in my haf 912, they keep a nice steady air flow and are pretty quite.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103060
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Scythe S-Flex or Kama Flow 2.
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post #9 of 13
NoiseBlocker BlackSilent PRO-PL2, never cheap out on fans.....
or Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-14 or AP-15 (but they seem to be out of stock in many places, i believe they are made in Japan, so....)
Edited by Pentdragon - 3/23/11 at 12:04am
post #10 of 13
Good Cheap Fans:

120mm Yate Loons
Arctic Cooling F12

Thermalright Ty-140 (fits 120mm holes).
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