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    Quiet 80mm Fans?

    I keep getting told theres no such thing as a quiet 80mm fan, whats the best anyone has seen out there?

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    Yep I'd say they are pretty good, only slightly louder than the 120mm version.

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    I had some 'evercool' branded ones in my beantech alu case - these are pretty much silent on 5v
    E8500 - DFI P45 - 4Gb Corsair DHX - 4850 crossfire - X-Fi - water cooled and nice and quiet

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    the low speed panaflos (have an L on the end of the serial number) are very quiet run at 7V and pretty much silent at 5V

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    Try http://www.dorothybradbury.co.uk/ - been using her for years now, and the low speed panaflos are fantastic. Even sells them with 7V tails
    Now go away before I taunt you a second time.

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    opened up my case the other day for maintainance, panaflo over cpu was not running, one of the wires had come out of its clip thing...! took a while to fix with limited spares i had but think something also wrong with cool 'n quite my mobo has...oh well, looking at getting a 120-80mm adaptor and a 120 fan and a fan-mate for some really quite running.
    shame my gfx card fan is knackerd...sounds really really bad. anyone know a good one to replace it? its a 6600gt AGP (arctic cooler's don't fit the agp version )
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    ive got some 80mm panaflos - pm me if you interested

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    cheers guys, not much use now though... my pc died today, very strange. if i get it fixed soon i'll get back to you hasnath

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    its a 6600gt AGP (arctic cooler's don't fit the agp version )
    You checked Zalman matey?
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    1. Nexus 80mm (Kustom PCs stock them)
    2. Panaflo L1A (must be L1A)

    The Nexus is quieter than than the Panaflo at 12v but at 6/7v they're pretty similar. The Panaflo has a greater CFM range across voltage levels than the Nexus. At 5v, the Nexus hardly pushes any air.

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    Ultimate Silent Fan

    try the Sharkoon silent eagle 1000 - it's just 8.9dB(A) available from http://www.coolestpc.co.uk/acatalog/Sharkoon_Fans.html
    have two in my htpc - you can't hear a thing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rythmic
    Try http://www.dorothybradbury.co.uk/ - been using her for years now, and the low speed panaflos are fantastic. Even sells them with 7V tails
    Wow that's a nice site, very cheap panaflos.

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    Lightbulb Ultimate silent fan

    Yeah, but 8.9dB(A) - you really cant beat that !! it's simply inaudible........

    Sharkoon Silent eagle 1000 - you have to hear one to believe it, try www.coolestpc.co.uk

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hefster
    Yeah, but 8.9dB(A) - you really cant beat that !! it's simply inaudible........

    Sharkoon Silent eagle 1000 - you have to hear one to believe it, try www.coolestpc.co.uk
    Airflow 11.4 CFM

    So you also can't feel it blowing air either then.

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