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Old November 21, 2011, 05:27 PM
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Default Case fans upgrade

This isn't actually a question about cpu coolers but more about case fans.

I have a 500r with a h100 all at stock.

but when its on load its too much noise for me.

i know its all stock, ive been trying to figure out what 120/140mm fans to upgrade with.

but i have no idee where to go.

anyone here know where to point me for some silent(er) fans but with good performance?

i know the spector pro is close but not sure how good it is and something like the coolermaster excaliber at 50$ is a little too much...

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Old November 21, 2011, 07:12 PM
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Actually i just found what kind of fans ibuypower/cyberpowerpc are using

check out Enermax

good fans for < 20$

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Old January 1, 2012, 01:02 PM
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if you are looking on the cheaps, arctic cooling seems to fairly quiet and something more expensive i would go with noctuas. you can check out silent pc review they have a whole slew of fans they tested and it lists prices and some other variables as well noise etc.
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Old January 2, 2012, 12:43 AM
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Old January 2, 2012, 03:02 PM
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scythe s-flex is good. decent performance and reasonable price.
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Old January 6, 2012, 11:36 PM
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Old January 7, 2012, 05:37 AM
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These work well but they do not stay in stock for very long....

Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm 1,850rpm Silent Case Fan at Memory Express
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Old January 8, 2012, 10:14 PM
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if you dont care what they look like go for Scythe Slipstream 1900RPM Edition

they have 110cfm with 37 dba which you can either turn down yourself with a controller or Q fan if you have Asus Board

i had 2 of these on my 240 Rad... and these were amazin

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