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I am looking for 3 or 4 super-quiet 120mm fans.
« on: February 15, 2014, 03:00:24 PM »
Subject. Mid-range airflow, as quiet as can get. I have no way of testing/measuring airflow and noise on my current case fans, but since I got my ssd the noise from my case has definitely dropped and I want to see if I can make it even quieter.

Not that the noise is distracting or bad by any means. I just want to cuz I can. Lights are optional. Having a nice blue or red glow coming out of the small vents on the front of my case would be cool, but ultimately.... eh. Not a priority.

So please... give me names, opinions and links to where I can purchase said fans. For reference, so you know where the fans will be placed, my case is the Lian-Li PC-A05N Black with a replacement top which also has a fan in it.
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Re: I am looking for 3 or 4 super-quiet 120mm fans.
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2014, 05:21:19 PM »
The AF and SP fans from Corsair are awesome.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181021

The SP120's have higher airflow but run louder.  They're fully insulted from the case so there's no vibration.

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Re: I am looking for 3 or 4 super-quiet 120mm fans.
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2014, 06:42:49 PM »
Thanks, bookmarked.
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Re: I am looking for 3 or 4 super-quiet 120mm fans.
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2014, 08:30:59 PM »
came in here to recommend SP/AF series by corsair. someone beat me to it. woo hoo.
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Re: I am looking for 3 or 4 super-quiet 120mm fans.
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2014, 02:19:48 PM »
2 for 2. Ordering now.
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Re: I am looking for 3 or 4 super-quiet 120mm fans.
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2014, 03:42:52 PM »
I have 8 SP120's on my radiator, and 4 AF120's on the top panel, plus an additional AF140 (All quiet edition).  My system is whisper quiet and they move quite a bit of air.  There seems to be a difference between the ones with the grey center, they have a different bearing and sound chunky during use.

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Re: I am looking for 3 or 4 super-quiet 120mm fans.
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2014, 05:38:10 PM »
They're being shipped from NJ, so they should be here tomorrow.
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Re: I am looking for 3 or 4 super-quiet 120mm fans.
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2014, 07:37:57 AM »
gotta love that about newegg! pretty much EVERYTHING i order from there is basically free overnight shipping to here in NEPA.
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Re: I am looking for 3 or 4 super-quiet 120mm fans.
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2014, 04:01:29 PM »
I paid for 2-day as I already had $30 from a gift card, so cost to me was <$3.

But, holy bejeebus these things are quiet. I put one on the front of my case and I meant to put one on the top exhaust, but didn't realize the top fan is 140mm instead of 120 so I put the other one on the back of the case and day-yum. Noise level dropped again. Now I gotta get a 140mm to finish it all off.
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