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What are the best intake fans for the Fractal Define S?

BB2013

49 months ago

I realise that SP fans work better for rads and cases with HD cages etc behind them etc.... but with the define s it's a solid panel at the front of the case with side vents for the airflow so I wasn't sure if the panel would restrict how much air gets into the fans/into the case.

Many thanks.

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  • 49 months ago
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I realise that SP fans work better for rads and cases with HD cages etc behind them etc....

if you are referring to corsair SP fans i would stay away from them... high performance have a lot of pressure but are LOUD and quiet edition don't have any SP and are louder than the good ones.

Anyways I would just go with airflow fans as the side vents on the front panel work great. I would use 140mm fans on this case instead of 120mm as they move more air at less rpms. Though my favorite fans are noctua, fractal is making some decent fans.

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

it's a solid panel at the front of the case with side vents for the airflow

The vents on the side are large, I could almost fit my hand in there and it also draws air from the bottom

I wasn't sure if the panel would restrict how much air gets into the fans/into the case

It is pretty unrestricted besides for the dust fitler. You could use either a air flow or static pressure fan.

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

could always swing for the Noctua Industrial fans they have good static pressure fans

  • 49 months ago
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Ok thanks guys :)

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