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Old 06-20-2011, 09:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Replacing old case/psu fans, What fans do you recommend?

Hello, I'm about to replace my old case fan becouse it is starting make noises, and I don't know what fan I should buy (I found a few that seemed good, until I read the reviews). So I figured this would be the best place to ask.

The old fan that I'm replacing was 120mm x 120mm, with a capacity of 2100 rpm / 65cfm (according to the website I found it on). It had a molex connector, but I have a unused 3-pin connector on the motherboard. I'm also going to replace the fan in the PSU (that fan makes even more noises) that have a capacity of 70 cfm and is also 120mm.

I was thinking of using the same fan in both the case and the PSU. So do you guys have any recommendations?

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Default Re: Replacing old case/psu fans, What fans do you recommend?

Found a 120mm fan review here. Obviously it isn't all of the brands, but from what I've heard they are the front-runners. From what I've seen on other sites this review confirms top brands as: Noctua, Antec (tri-cool), Scythe (s-flex, kama flow, gentle typhoon), Nexus/Yate Loon.

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Default Re: Replacing old case/psu fans, What fans do you recommend?

Remember, opening psu's are veryt dangerous.

I have Noctua and Antec fans, and theyre pretty good. Jusat remember the faster it is, the louder it'll be.
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