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    Case fans

    I was thinking of getting a few more case fans for my CM690 case.
    Any recommendations? I want something near-silent but with good airflow.
    Anyone know if these are any good?
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=793742
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    Re: Case fans

    Yate loons/Nexus'

    as cheap as your going to get, but still quiet with good flow

    or if you want to splash out, then Noctua P12's with good flow
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    Re: Case fans

    What the panda said!!

    And don't believe manufacturer claims re noise as there is no standard way of measuring

    See here for quiet fans

    http://www.silentpcreview.com/article63-page1.html

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    Re: Case fans

    i'm also in the hunt for case fans, i was looking at these myself: http://www.scan.co.uk/product.aspx?ProductId=22842

    not sure how good they are, but specs look decent, 72cfm and 24db

    does anyone know any good reliable etailer that sells yateloons?

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    Re: Case fans

    I have these. Not sure if they are that quiet though as everything else inside my case is so damned noisy They look pretty cool, and are german so should last a while

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    Re: Case fans

    Quote Originally Posted by looney View Post
    i'm also in the hunt for case fans, i was looking at these myself: http://www.scan.co.uk/product.aspx?ProductId=22842

    not sure how good they are, but specs look decent, 72cfm and 24db

    does anyone know any good reliable etailer that sells yateloons?
    The Xigmatek fan runs at 1800, won't be quiet. Quiet IMO is around 1000 rpm or under.

    Chilled PC sell the Yate Loons.

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    Re: Case fans

    What about those Sharkoon Silent Eagle Golf Ball fans that spin at 1000rpm? They must be quiet?

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    Re: Case fans

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=787802

    really quiet, if you find them to loud fit one of the 2 voltage reducers

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    Re: Case fans

    Personally the stock Coolermaster fans are fine ~1000rpm and push decent air, I don't use them in my CM690 but rather a net PC.

    my CM690

    Exhausts
    Top 2x S-Flex F
    Rear 1x Zalman F3

    Intake
    Front 1x Yate Loon Sleeve Low @5V
    Side VGA 1x 140mm Yate Loon Sleeve Medium

    all fans (except front) are on fan controller 4-12V, i'm usually running all fans on 7-9V and then ramp down for night.

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    Re: Case fans

    Well I can give you a direct comparason to the stock fans that come with the cm690 and this silverston fan
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=615592
    the silverstone is quiter however moves less air, looking at the numbers of these two silverstone they seem about the same.

    If your after quite fans and don't want to spend £15 a fan they are good
    If you want something with a bit more air flow around the same as the stock coolermaster ones then the sharkoon are not bad for the price
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=590760
    Last edited by Pob255; 15-07-2008 at 08:01 PM.

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