Need help choosing fan Tags: Fan Components Product Last response: August 27, 2009 3:28 PM in Components Share sloppysucker August 27, 2009 2:07:57 AM hi i i need a quiet fan so i can sleep at night. should i get http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... also how much quieter would it be compare to stock fans? thanks More about : choosing fan sminlal August 27, 2009 3:23:00 AM Can't say much about the fans you listed, and you didn't say what kind of CPU you have... I'm using a ThermalRight HR-01 with a Scythe Kama fan and it's very quiet - pretty much inaudible compared to the stock fan on my old 2.4GHz Pentium 4 system. m 0 l sloppysucker August 27, 2009 3:55:41 AM oh i have an E7400 m 0 l Related resources need help choosing a fan - Forum Need help choosing an after market fan - Forum Need your help for choosing the right fan - Forum Need help choosing a fan, please help me choose the right one! - Forum Need help choosing the right fans. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jimishtar August 27, 2009 4:11:06 AM http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm take a look in here. u have the intel stock cooler on the list, so u can compare. m 0 l jsc August 27, 2009 5:27:36 AM Bigger fan will be more quiet than smaller fan, because it will turn more slowly to more the same amount of air. I have one of these: Xigmatec Dark Knight http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... It's pretty quiet. m 0 l Shadow703793 August 27, 2009 3:28:25 PM ^+1. If you need to get it quieter, take a look at some Scythe fans. You can swap out the fan on that S1283 with another 120mm fan. Also look in to a Fan controller. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need Help Choosing CPU Fan Replacement Forum Fan controller touchscreen . Need help choosing Forum SolvedNeed help with choosing fans Forum SolvedNeed Help on Choosing Fans for 2600k OC Liquid Cooled Forum Need help choosing a fan replacement Forum I need help choosing some silent 140mm fans Forum Need help choosing a Power Supply fan Forum need help on choosing a case, a psu, and a cpu cooling fan Forum Need help choosing configuration for fans Forum Need help choosing case fans ! Forum Need help on choosing case fans Forum I need help choosing good case fans. Forum SolvedLast touch - Choosing CPU FAN HELP Forum Need help choosing fans! Forum Need help choosing fans n heat sink for new build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !