I don't think Noctua has any led fans.I have heard some good things about the Noctua fans. They have some that look very nice. I am unwilling to pay $25 for them. But if i can find some cheaper i'll test them out.
I did see one with a black shell and white leds. It was real good looking.
haven been talked about in this thread a bit. They are pretty good fans.
Does anyone know if these are about the same:They're $3.70 and $3.75 at jab-tech
And the black ones <<< orange ones. by far.
yes pretty much the same fan, just with LED's and made of that clear plastic rather than black.Does anyone know if these are about the same:
They're the same fans. If it's any louder, it would be vibrational noise from the slightly flimsier frame. Nothing you'd notice though.yes pretty much the same fan, just with LED's and made of that clear plastic rather than black.
they could be ever so slightly louder, but i doubt you will notice.
Yes. The M version runs at about 34dba (1ft open air 12v) but doesn't push 70cfm. I'm guessing closer to 65, but I can't test this.Anyone try the M of H versions of the Yate Loons? Do they work well at 7v? Still quiet?
D12SM-12 70cfm @ 33dba
D12SH-12 88cfm @ 40dba
amen to that. I have 4 of them. They are awesome fans, ive had mine about 5 months. They move a ton of air for how quiet they are. I do have them on a fan controller though, and when im not gaming, they are silent at 7V, but still moving a goos amount of air, and when im gaming and they are at 12V, you get a barely audible whoosh of air, and when the gaming starts, you cant hear them at all anyways .. and at 12V they move a lot more air then the late loons, etc. They move more air than any of the near silent fans. These are by far the best fans ive ever owned, and the fan controller just makes them the best choice I have ever seen for a silent gaming machine.Well, I've had 5 Scythe SFLEX E 120's for almost 6 months now. They sound the same today as they did last year. It's by no means a silent solution, but I'm not a fan of running stock speeds and small video cards. The other benefit of using the same fan throughout's the consistent noise that can be more easily ignored. All I hear is a soft whoosh that's more than acceptable for a gaming rig.
I've used them several times. Perfectly good fan. Soft fan noise and moves air..Gonna revive this again.
I don't see thes CoolerMAsters but if the #'s are right they are great 120's.
COOLER MASTER R4-S2S-124K-GP
I'd take these over the Loons any day if these are the right #'s. They seems to sell for about $5 as well. About $1.50 more then the Loons when on sale but not a bad markup considering the #'s. Of course IF they are true.
Anybody have exp with these?
I had the one that pushed the most air. I think it was the F version. Loudest fan I have ever used. Topped by only the Thermaltake LEd I 1st bought b4 I found out about their "lies".What didn't you like about the 1600RPM SFLEX? I have the E rev and they've been great aside from my bending and twisting the wires to the point one or two of them don't start 100% of the time. I feel the Scythes are quieter than the black silverstones (fn-120?) and push more air than the black yate loon did.
Thats odd. I have the S-FLEX F on top of my SI-128 and it isn't loud at 12V, and at 7V it cannot be heard sitting 2 feet from the Centurion 5 it's in. Maybe there is poor QC on these fans.I had the one that pushed the most air. I think it was the F version. Loudest fan I have ever used.
I've tried my fair share of 120mm fans. I had 2 globalwin fans a while back. Probably the best I've ever used. Sadly i broke 1 of them and the other i used for a system build for my brother. I definitely recommend these.I had the one that pushed the most air. I think it was the F version. Loudest fan I have ever used. Topped by only the Thermaltake LEd I 1st bought b4 I found out about their "lies".
Found this at SVC. I think I've heard of this co b4.
GLOBALWIN 120MM SILENT NCBEARING FAN
Spinning at 1300 RPM's and moving 41.7 CFM at 19 dBA the GlobalWin
You can drop acid on it and it will still work!!!
I've used these Coolermasters. Like them a lot. One often overlooked factor of performance & quiet fans is motor noise when used on a fan speed controller. Some fans, like SilenX will start making a slight high-pitched electric whine when fan speed is turned down (resistance issue I believe), these Coolermasters are good for not having that whine, so are the Nexus/Yates.
I have the Nexus ones and they are well worth the moneyI am looking for some new fans in my watercooling set up. My overall purpose is silence, so I need some 120 mm fans that are really really quite. Are yateloons really that quite or should I go with the scythe money is not that big of an issue but I do not want to send like 60 bucks on fans if I can avoid it.
I was looking at that one tonight and they also have this one:
I had this fan and prefer the 1200RPM Silverstone and SFLEX, both in noise signature/volume and airflow.Someone said that the 25mm Yates pushed decent air but weren't as quiet at similar CFM's. Anyone else confirm? A nice 5V mod might just do the trick!