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Choice of case fans for Define R5

ming8924

53 months ago

Hi,

I am wondering what case fans would you guys use on a Define R5 to further improve the performance and sound level. Is the Noctua NF-14 FLX a good choice? Shall I add two in the front and one in the back? My current build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7dkDvK

In the following video, he seems to be using a Noctua NF-F12, which I think is mostly used for heat sinks at the back. Any specific reason he's using that for the case? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8HsjgtMzEg

Thanks

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  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

you want to use 140mm fans which move more air at less RPMs translating to a more silent build. Noctua makes the best fans!!

the Noctua NF-14 FLX is a great fan for airflow, if you want silence then get the (ULN) ultra low noise, which you wont get a more silent fan.

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/noctua-case-fan-nfa14uln

The Noctua NF-F12 is a fan which works better with radiators and heatsinks because of the static pressure but it can be used in restricted spaces. BUt you wont have that problem with the R5.

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