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Old 03-03-2008, 01:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Topic. I'm looking for some new fans to replace my old, noisy ones.
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what size fans are you lookin at? and whats your budget? and how many?
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Air movement = noise. (typically)

If you want a fan that moves about the same air, then you can usually expect "about" the same amount of noise. There are some quieter than others though. If you don't need such a productive fan, you can get some that are pretty quiet.
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scythe s-flex 800rpm is probably going to have one of the better cfm/noise ratios.
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scythe s-flex 800rpm is probably going to have one of the better cfm/noise ratios.
tahats so slow th ough.

get this one. I have 2 of them and they move a lot of air and barely make any noise.

Newegg.com - Thermaltake A2329 120mm Case Fan - Retail
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Hmm not bad, same airflow as the sflex with less noise. Might have to look into getting a couple of these for the htpc, its pretty loud right now.
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I have a Scythe S-Flex, works good, cant hear it, just my 2 cents
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I was thinking about the Scythe S-Flexes myself. Responding to the first comment, I require two 120mm chassis fans, one intake and one exhaust. My budget can be considered unlimited, since fans do not exceed 20 dollars.
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well you def wont hear the Scythe Sflex over any stock fan you have in your comp, I only use one, seems to do a good job
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the quietest fan on the market is one you dont plug in.. hahah
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