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Jester
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poiZin wrote:
What are good fans comparible to tricools that arent as loud? I like the speed switch on them, but it isnt necessary for the rest.

The COOLER MASTER R4 series 120mm fans. I've actually seen them in person and I have four coming this week now. I have four Antec TriCool fans, two in each of my PCs. Eventually I'll replace all of my 120mm fans with the R4 series.

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They're quieter than the Antec TriCool fans and push more air, at a faster speed. You can really hear the motors on the Antec TriCool fans, and they only do what, 70 CFM? They're rated at 2000 RPM/80 CFM max, yet they only spin at 1850-1900 RPM so I'm guessing 70 CFM give or take. The CM R4 series spin at 1900-1950 RPM pushing 80-85 CFM.

These are even better (2500 RPM, 110 CFM), but very loud at faster speeds and use ball bearings.

http://www.sundialmicro.com/cooler_mast ... _1223.html

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Posted : 30/05/2009 7:03 pm
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