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    What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    im looking for a really silent case fan, a fan which looks good, can push out a good lot of air and can cope in humid enviroments. i read some websites stating how loud they are, but all this info is from the manafactures, i want to know what the public rate as the quitest fan in the market,

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    The Noctus NF-P12. Expensive, but are some of the best arround

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    120mm Sharkoon 1000 LED ~ £6.92

    There are quieter non-LED fans around, but by 'looks good' I assumed you meant 'emits kick-ass blue aura'.

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    welcome thanks for posting

    the fans have good reviews on the web, but like all point out ! what were they thinking about the colour, yes its unique BUT Peechy brown..... can fans be sprayed ? lol

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    normally i would say YES but ive been told its better to go 4 a plain & v.silent fan and have blue tubbing, but i have soft spots for awsome blue fans but all the ones ive owned are v.loud... do you own it ? so far we got the

    sharkoon vs the noctus

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    grey
    blue
    amber

    I used to use mostly sharkoons but I got a few of these in my case now. non LED but they look quite nice, are pretty quiet, perform on a par if not better than the sharkoon 1000s and are pretty cheap.

    I plan on trying these next:

    Xigmatek
    Last edited by Biscuit; 22-02-2008 at 02:37 AM.

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    Sharkoon Golf Balls get my vote. I use them in my HTPC and they are totally silent.

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    1-0 sharkoon

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    +1 for sharkoon, use two of them in my TJO9

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    2-1 to the sharkoon

    how quit are they ? and do they push alot of air ?

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    What about Scythe S-Flex or Dorothy Bradbury?
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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    do you own them fans ?

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    Didn't want to start a whole new thread...

    What's everyone's opinion on the best/quietest 80mm fan?

    I currently have a Sharkoon 2000 80mm but it's a bit too loud for my liking.

    My options are:

    Reduce speed of Sharkoon using Zalman Fan Mate 2
    Noctua 80mm
    Nexus 80mm

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    lol steal my thread lol welcome chimp ! Noctua are very well known for being quit, but the zalman fan mate, i would go for, just the fact you can keep it quit, when doing word docs surfing etc, but (i dont no if you like your games) when you start playing and have your SFX blasting through headphones/speakers, you can trun ya fans up, 1) you cant hear it, beacuse of the sounds 2) when your computers working hard to play the game, and starts to preduce more heat you can compensate by cranking it up also looks cool on the front of the case.

    thats my opnion

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    Look at this roundup, its pretty comprehensive. Use the link to the first review for more fans.

    XS Fan Roundup - Part 2 - XtremeSystems Forums

    The golfballs come out reasonably good but the zalman ZM-F3's come out really good. The noctua's come out particularly average but are different to the others listed above.

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    Re: What Is the quitest Case Fan around ?

    The Noctua 1200 reviewed are very different from the new Noctus NF-P12.

    I'v used a lot of fans in my time, Yates, Ambers, Scythe, etc & I have to conclude that the new Noctua are the best in terms of noise and performance, but as mentioned before they are expensive

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