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 I need help choosing some silent 140mm fans Forum Need help choosing a fan replacement 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 SolvedLast touch - Choosing CPU FAN HELP Forum I need help choosing good case fans. Forum SolvedHelp choosing a good compatible Heatsink fan for old computer please. Forum Need help choosing fans! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !