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Old 04-07-2007, 10:49 PM   #1
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Hey fellas I bought this:


Which 120mm fan should I buy? They range from $10-$20. I don't see a difference. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks. Look here:


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Old 04-07-2007, 10:56 PM   #2
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These will be a fair bit louder than the ones CompMan posted, but I replaced my old 120mm exhaust fan with one of these (see link below) and my mobo/CPU temps went down about 8 degrees Celsius. Great fans if you're going for great cooling and don't mind a little noise.

Even if you can't stand the noise (it's not too loud, just louder than average) it comes with a 3.5" bay speed controller, so you can turn it down whenever you want.


Basically, if you're going for max cooling, a higher CFM is better. If you're going for as quiet as possible, the lowest dBA is better.
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If you're looking for quiet performance, go for the Enermax Marathon 120mm. Otherwise, your best bet would be the adjustable SilverStone 120mm fans that THEpiGUY linked to.
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