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    silent as poss 120mm Fan

    Hi all,

    I need 3 120mm Silent as poss fans. 1 Will be for the XP-120 cooler and the other 2 im going to use on my Gaming Bomb 2 case as the stock fans are so loud!

    This should be an easy one for you guys....

    Cheers again

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    Nexus 120mm without a doubt.

    Avoid SilenX.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hobart Paving
    Nexus 120mm without a doubt.

    Avoid SilenX.
    Seriously? The decibel ratings reckong that there are quieter silenX fans - I know the nexus one is good (shoved two in an antec 3700 and I can't tell it's on) , but surely less db = better for quietness?

    Or is there something up with them?

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    I think that silenX are good if you have them mounted perfectly with rubber grommets, I have seen SilenXs produce a lot of vibration.
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    Take db ratings with pinch of salt, particularly if they're from SilenX.

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    Nexus it is then....cheers guys

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    heh, my silentx fan has no rubber mountings, and i get no vibration and its incredibly quiet, love the thing
    Pirates = Win.

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    How about a Pure Silence 120mm fan its 18dba so is quieter than nexus and shifts a more air. Take silenx dba rating with a pinch of salt, their 11dba 120mm fan is louder than a nexus fan which is 23dba

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    Quote Originally Posted by TDK
    How about a Pure Silence 120mm fan its 18dba so is quieter than nexus and shifts a more air. Take silenx dba rating with a pinch of salt, their 11dba 120mm fan is louder than a nexus fan which is 23dba
    wow even better.......this is turning into a competition now!!

    And only £9.99!!!

    thanks for that......can anyone beat 18db @ £9.99 each?

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    You have to ignore the dB ratings. The nexus are the best you'll find.

    £12 at KustomPCs

    Take a quick glimse at SilentPCreview forums and you'll see that nexus is the silent pc choice

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