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120mm Case Fans

i would like suggestions for low cost case fans,
Either no LED or Blue LED's
120mm
Not too Costly( no more than £10 per fan)
either in a pack of 1 or 2
Preferably quiet but if they aren't super loud it doesn't matter
they will be at the top of my case so they have plenty of clearance ( i have Zalman Z9 case if you need to look it up)

EDIT:
I live in the Uk so if you can get an Amazon.co.uk link that would be great, however it isnt completely nessecary.
should i have them as exhaust fans or intakes to cool the vrm beneath as my mobo doesnt have a vrm heatsink
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    "Not too costly" is still a pretty wide range, don´t you think? ;)

    Might want to have a look at the Corsair AF-12. I think they come in twin-packs and are pretty quiet.
  2. Som3one said:
    "Not too costly" is still a pretty wide range, don´t you think? ;)

    Might want to have a look at the Corsair AF-12. I think they come in twin-packs and are pretty quiet.


    yeah i was looking at those, they look quite nice and arent over the top priced, i will consider them :)

    i edited it so these corsair are the top end of my price
  3. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835233048

    XIGMATEK FCB (Fluid Circulative Bearing) Cooling System Crystal Series CLF-F1251 120mm Blue LED Case Fan PSU Molex Adapter/extender included
  4. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835233048

    XIGMATEK FCB (Fluid Circulative Bearing) Cooling System Crystal Series CLF-F1251 120mm Blue LED Case Fan PSU Molex Adapter/extender included


    that looks decent i might get one or 2 of those for the top of my case,as through the mesh i think they will look really good :)
  5. Yeah nice price.. I also have a Zalman Z9. With 4 fans, I might get more 2... and place a 2nd one in side and the other at top.
  6. centaurius said:
    Yeah nice price.. I also have a Zalman Z9. With 4 fans, I might get more 2... and place a 2nd one in side and the other at top.


    where would you say is more important in the zalman, the top or the side? at the moment i only have the 2 fans that come attached to the case
  7. Yes , those are a real nice led blue that will look great through mesh.
  8. jasher11 said:
    centaurius said:
    Yeah nice price.. I also have a Zalman Z9. With 4 fans, I might get more 2... and place a 2nd one in side and the other at top.


    where would you say is more important in the zalman, the top or the side? at the moment i only have the 2 fans that come attached to the case


    Well, I actually have the Zalman Z9 plus, your comes with 2 fans mine came with 4. I have 1 side fan (intake), 1 rear(outtake), 1 front(intake), 1 top(outake).

    temperatures were good when I only had 1 GPU. However since I started using SLI temps in top card have been more 20º C that on lower card. So I have placed the side fan right in the middle of side (blowing air into the gap between GPUs) temperatures of top card are still hotter, but the differernce now is around 15ºC...

    I was thinking maybe put a 2nd fan on side to see how it goes. Another top fan of outtake i'm not sure if its worth it. I have the fan of my CPU cooler pointing to the top, not exausting to the GPU of course. Temps inside case in a 21ºC day when SLI (gaming) is around 50ºC max, maning top card reaches 88ºC and below card 71ºC. In idle the temperature inside is around 38ºC. And GPU's idle are both around 50ºC.

    Anyways I would suggest you a config similar to mine, since the case is the same, and see how it goes.
  9. centaurius said:
    jasher11 said:
    centaurius said:
    Yeah nice price.. I also have a Zalman Z9. With 4 fans, I might get more 2... and place a 2nd one in side and the other at top.


    where would you say is more important in the zalman, the top or the side? at the moment i only have the 2 fans that come attached to the case


    Well, I actually have the Zalman Z9 plus, your comes with 2 fans mine came with 4. I have 1 side fan (intake), 1 rear(outtake), 1 front(intake), 1 top(outake).

    temperatures were good when I only had 1 GPU. However since I started using SLI temps in top card have been more 20º C that on lower card. So I have placed the side fan right in the middle of side (blowing air into the gap between GPUs) temperatures of top card are still hotter, but the differernce now is around 15ºC...

    I was thinking maybe put a 2nd fan on side to see how it goes. Another top fan of outtake i'm not sure if its worth it. I have the fan of my CPU cooler pointing to the top, not exausting to the GPU of course. Temps inside case in a 21ºC day when SLI (gaming) is around 50ºC max, maning top card reaches 88ºC and below card 71ºC. In idle the temperature inside is around 38ºC. And GPU's idle are both around 50ºC.

    Anyways I would suggest you a config similar to mine, since the case is the same, and see how it goes.


    well my motherboard is a nice asus one but its budget so i wont have the problem of SLI overheating as it isnt supported XD
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