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post #11 of 19
My favorite is the enermax t.b. silence. I'm using 6 of the 120mm versions and they are excellent and pretty cheap too.
Edited by Behemoth777 - 3/25/11 at 3:38pm
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One thing to keep in mind with some of these fans (Scythe Kaze Maru 2, Noctua 140mm) is the "mounting" pattern.

They have a 120mm hole pattern, which is, strangely enough, limiting in some cases. I had to get some cheap Xiggy's for the top of my case as my Kaze Maru's wouldn't fit side by side.
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You can look at item 4 in my sig to get some notion of how various 140mm fans perform. And look at this review.

I'm more concerned with your choice of vendors. I prefer to look at Koolertek, SVC, and JAB-Tech first. Also, Directron and even Amazon before I look at the vendors you are citing.
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You can look at item 4 in my sig to get some notion of how various 140mm fans perform. And look at this review.

I'm more concerned with your choice of vendors. I prefer to look at Koolertek, SVC, and JAB-Tech first. Also, Directron and even Amazon before I look at the vendors you are citing.
Out of curiosity what is wrong with FrozenCPU and Newegg? Never had a problem with either, esp. Newegg. Newegg is the best for the rest of my PC parts bar none and I think many will agree. Where I might see a discrepancy and probably why you say to look at other vendors first is because Newegg does not really specialize in cooling beyond air coolers and a small variety of fans. I have ordered from FrozenCPU and they have been good with the Gentle Typhoons I ordered. I also look at price and shipping closely and I have not really looked at more than Amazon for that in comparison. I have heard of Jab-tech, SVC, and Koolertech. Why check them first?
post #15 of 19
Yate Loons are pretty good too.
Not the Best, but they move a decent amount of air and dont break ears or the bank.
There are 3 speeds that im aware of (and probably more).
Here is a link to the medium speed (1400rpm) one I believe.
http://jab-tech.com/Yate-Loon-140mm-...2-pr-3594.html

ehumes issue is probably how bad Newegg rapes wallets for fans. I know thats my issue with buying fans from them.
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Out of curiosity what is wrong with FrozenCPU and Newegg? Never had a problem with either, esp. Newegg. Newegg is the best for the rest of my PC parts bar none and I think many will agree. Where I might see a discrepancy and probably why you say to look at other vendors first is because Newegg does not really specialize in cooling beyond air coolers and a small variety of fans. I have ordered from FrozenCPU and they have been good with the Gentle Typhoons I ordered. I also look at price and shipping closely and I have not really looked at more than Amazon for that in comparison. I have heard of Jab-tech, SVC, and Koolertech. Why check them first?
I have bought fans from Newegg and FrozenCPU. I just look elsewhere first because of lower product prices and cheaper shipping. Recently Newegg has budged a bit on shipping, which is good, but you need to look carefully at all costs.
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I have bought fans from Newegg and FrozenCPU. I just look elsewhere first because of lower product prices and cheaper shipping. Recently Newegg has budged a bit on shipping, which is good, but you need to look carefully at all costs.
I will have to check the other places you noted for comparison. Previous to my Gentle Typhoons from FrozenCPU (w/coupon) I purchased Scythe S-Flex 120mm fans from the Egg and received a discount due to buying 4+. I do brackets like that and I will have to look at prices at the competitors you mentioned. Thanks.
post #18 of 19
I have two x-silent fans as roof fans. Very silent and with good airflow.
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post #19 of 19
I have the same problem, there is not many reviews on 140mm.

In the end I went for a aerocool 140 blue, I hear people say its quiet others say its not .

Most of the fans that have came up here are ones that other people have said on other threads and websites. If you have the money you could just but the ones you like and test. and the ones you don't want sell them .
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