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 --- i5 2500k @ 4.2| Corsair H60 | EVGA GTX 670 | MSI P67A-GD55 | 8GB DDR3 1600 | Fractal Design Define XL | 750W PSU http://i.imgur.com/9bAOZZq.jpg
#12ClouddxPosted 6/17/2014 3:56:37 AM
Check out the Scythe fans: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185005
If you don't mind the colour scheme, give Noctua fans a shot. --- Fan of metal? Don't mind covers? Check out my youtube and give me some feedback http://www.youtube.com/sircaballero
#14PhilOnDezPosted 6/17/2014 7:50:28 AM
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. --- Every time I try to go where I really wanna be it's already where I am, 'cuz I'm already there XBL, PSN, Steam, Origin, BSN, GFAQs, MC: PhilOnDez