Need some quiet 120mm fans.

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  1. negative zero

    negative zero New Member

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    I have an antec super lanboy and the whining of the fans is driving me crazy.
    The specs for these fans are 1200rpm, 38.94cfm, 24.85 dB(A)).

    Any recommendations for a quiet fan while still keeping a good rpm/cfm?
     
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    Thanks squid

    I'm sure it's the front fan that's making the majority of the noise. I will look into the nexus fans.
     
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    could just be a bad fan too.
     
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    Yeah, I just have always thought they were a little loud. The case is pretty thin aluminum so it seems to almost amplify sound/vibration/etc.
     
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    The Nexus ones are decent. I have a Vantec in my Antec Sonata, and that thing is completely silent.
     
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    I like SilenX fans. Go to www.3dcool.com and take a look at their selection. Best balance of quiet and effective that I've ever run across.

    EDIT: They also come with silicone rubber mounts, so vibration doesn't get transmitted to the case.
     
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