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Old 05-04-12, 06:00 PM
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I need some help I need a 120mm fans for my new build. there are so many out there I do not know which is the best.

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Old 05-04-12, 06:07 PM
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What sort of fan are you looking for? A super quiet fan? Or a high performance fan for radiators?
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Old 05-04-12, 06:10 PM
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I will say Gentle Typhoons 1850 A15, and Noctua NF-F12.
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Old 05-04-12, 06:11 PM
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In a nutshell you'll get what you pay for. For huge tower coolers, £10-13 fans are the best match for your chassis (around the cooler area, like the roof and rear) but if you're after rad fans then you want the highest rpm fans like Gentle Typhoons which will run you about £17-£18 a peice. If you're running a stock cooler and just want to keep the airflow safe, a pair of £1-3 fans, one at the front, one at the back will be best.
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Old 05-04-12, 06:18 PM
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In a nutshell you'll get what you pay for. For huge tower coolers, £10-13 fans are the best match for your chassis (around the cooler area, like the roof and rear) but if you're after rad fans then you want the highest rpm fans like Gentle Typhoons which will run you about £17-£18 a peice. If you're running a stock cooler and just want to keep the airflow safe, a pair of £1-3 fans, one at the front, one at the back will be best.
Gentle Typhoons 1850 cost only 11,63£ , but for noctua nf-f12 16,94£. For 18-19£ you can have CRAZY fast 3000rpm GTs, but for me this fans are bit toooooo fast and toooooo loud.
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Old 05-04-12, 06:21 PM
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Gentle Typhoons 1850 cost only 11,63£ , but for noctua nf-f12 16,94£. For 18-19£ you can have CRAZY fast 3000rpm GTs, but for me this fans are bit toooooo fast and toooooo loud.
Sure I saw them for £18 somewhere - maybe that site was just an outlier though.
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Old 05-04-12, 06:40 PM
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I would look at either the Noctua NF-F12 or Bitfenix spectres/pro's, all great fans and quiet.
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Old 05-04-12, 06:41 PM
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noctua NF F 12 if u are willing to pay that little xtra

altho if u don't want to pay that much their are cheaper alternatives

but that i don't know what to suggest
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I would look at either the Noctua NF-F12 or Bitfenix spectres/pro's, all great fans and quiet.
Bitfenix spectre pro are not as good as nf-f12 mate. I will say that they are good case fans, but they not perform the best on radiators. But they looks really nice.
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just throw in the akasa vipers for higher rpm and apache black for lower
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