Different fans for noctua D15

Keljian

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So I have had a d15 for a while now and I am sick of the existing fans. At full power/speed they have an annoying buzz to them.

Looking for ideas for replacements.
 

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Silent Wings 3 high speed would be better than TY 143 if you don't like the sound of the Noctua fans they are very similar plus they would have ball bearing noise.
 

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Silent Wings 3 high speed would be better than TY 143 if you don't like the sound of the Noctua fans they are very similar plus they would have ball bearing noise.
Doesn’t have appropriate mounting holes...I’m looking at the TY147a
 

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TY-147A is good too. TY-143 sounds the same as TY-147A at the same RPM, so not loud at all. You notice it at about 1700RPM or so. But if you already have some background noise its not bad. 2500RPM is a bit loud.
 

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TY-147A is good too. TY-143 sounds the same as TY-147A at the same RPM, so not loud at all. You notice it at about 1700RPM or so. But if you already have some background noise its not bad. 2500RPM is a bit loud.
urm, I thought it only went to 1200/1300RPM?
 
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Keljian

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The cryorig xf140 is another alternative but seems very new to the market, very different fan blades.
 

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Silent Wings 3 high speed would be better than TY 143 if you don't like the sound of the Noctua fans they are very similar plus they would have ball bearing noise.
I was going to say the same thing. I have a couple of those in my case and they work great. That mounting is strange though. Looks like it's 120mm mounting squeezed onto a 140mm fan.
 

Keljian

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I was going to say the same thing. I have a couple of those in my case and they work great. That mounting is strange though. Looks like it's 120mm mounting squeezed onto a 140mm fan.
yep, 120mm mounting on a 140mm fan, otherwise I would just get a good 140mm
 

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I"ve used a lot of Thermalright TY-14x fans. TY-143 are great! As already said, they make almost identical sound to TY-140 and TY-147, but TY-143 use ball bearings, as years go by they do a very low rumbling noise. This is common with ball bearing fans and you have to be really close to hear them. If I have side off of case and put my ear about 6" from them I can hear the balls rolling. If you have long hair I don't advise trying to listen to them. :D
 

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I emailed Noctua, it sounds like they will be sending me a new set of fans (these have been in service 5 years!) we will see what happens
 

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I emailed Noctua, it sounds like they will be sending me a new set of fans (these have been in service 5 years!) we will see what happens
Was just going to suggest that. Noctua has one of the best if not the best customer support of cooler companies.
 

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Was just going to suggest that. Noctua has one of the best if not the best customer support of cooler companies.
yah bad news is they are asking me to destroy the existing fans and take photos before they send replacements. Which would put my machine out of order.
 

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What in tarnation. Wasn't there a user here who had issues with their A12x25 fans not following PWM - I don't believe he was asked to actually destroy the fans lmao.
 

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Are rounded framed fans the new "in" like the Thermalright one? Is it because the 140mm fans are mounted in 120mm and provide more static pressure? I am shopping for a couple fans for the radiator on my Ryzen setup.
 

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urm, I thought it only went to 1200/1300RPM?
Sorry for the late reply.

Yes, TY-147A+B rev to about 1400RPM, and TY-143 revs to 2500-2600RPM depending on your cooler.

I am using TY-147A+B as case fans atm. They are labeled Chassis #1 and OPT1 and both at the top. TY-143 on the CPU. Ive got 4x 120x38s on a controller @ 7v right now pushing as much, or slightly more than the Thermalrights.

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