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If I get one of those closed loop liquid CPU coolers, can I drop my case fans?

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User Info: BilliePilgrim

BilliePilgrim
2 years ago#11
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000O8I474/ref=oh_details_o02_s01_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Got a pack of these for my wife's computer. Very quiet and I haven't even bothered adjusting the speeds. Honestly, it's less about the fans you have, more about making sure they're not running 100% all the time. In my experience, fans are pretty quiet up until about 80%. The fan on my H60 is incredibly loud at 2000 rpm, but can barely be heard by 1600 rpm. The pump runs 100% all the time and can't be heard at all. Don't know why people ever bother bringing it up.

tl;dr get one of these http://amzn.com/B00DN3IT7M and see if your mobo has some software for fan control
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User Info: Th1rte3n

Th1rte3n
2 years ago#12
Check out the Scythe fans: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185005

They're pretty quiet IMO.
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User Info: reincarnator07

reincarnator07
2 years ago#13
If you don't mind the colour scheme, give Noctua fans a shot.
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User Info: PhilOnDez

PhilOnDez
2 years ago#14
Noctua has black fans now, water resistant or proof depending on the model, with 6 phase motors that run up to 3000 rpm (vs 1500 on their normal line). Probably the best on the market, you can slow them down for noise as well obviously.
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